Henry VI, Parts 1-3

Henry VI, Parts 1-3


Stephen Brown-Fried (Director of our award-winning Awake and Sing!) returns to NAATCO with a new adaptation of Henry VI, Parts 1-3 . Condensed into two parts and performed in rep, experience Shakespeare’s saga of a nation spinning wildly out of control.

With: Rajesh Bose*, Ron Domingo*, John D. Haggerty*, Wai Ching Ho*, David Huynh*, Michelangelo Hyeon*, Anna Ishida*, Paul Juhn*, Vanessa Kai*, Mahira Kakkar*, Mia Katigbak*, Jon Norman Schneider*, James Seol*, David Shih*, Sophia Skiles*, Kim Wong*

Directed by Stephen Brown-Fried


August 11, 2018 – September 8, 2018

ART/NY Mezzanine Theater
502 West 53rd Street
New York, NY 10019
(E to 50th Street, D/E to 7th Avenue, 1/A/D to 59th Street)

All Seats $45

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Production Staff

Mia Katigbak: Artistic Producing Director
Peter Kim: Associate Producer
Toby Algya: Sound Design
Reza Behjat: Lighting Design
Steven Brenman: Technical Director
Meghan Condran: Wardrobe Supervisor
Kimiye Corwin: Co-Movement Director
Lilly Deerwater: Assistant Stage Manager
Stacey Derosier: Assistant Lighting Director
Mary Estrera: Intern/Marketing; Stage Management
Sarah Machiko Haber: Producing Assistant
Alyssa K. Howard: Production Stage Manager
Ysabel Jasa: Assistant to the Movement Directors
Libby Jensen: Production Manager
Kate Katigbak: Video Design
Namu Kim: Postcard / Poster Design
Aneesha Kudtarkar: Assistant Director
Kimie Nishikawa: Set Design
Nicole Slaven: Costume Design
Orlando Pabotoy: Movement Director
Emily Rosales: Intern/Dramaturgy; Stage Management
Sean Seu: Intern/Costumes; Stage Management
Heather Stanlery: Associate Costume Designer
Ryo Tatsumi: Props Master
Sean Tecson: Marketing Coordinator


Fast-paced and gripping, this is an unusually lucid staging of a bloody history play, whose surfeit of schemes and villainy could make a daytime-drama writer blush. Yet for all the battles and beheadings in Stephen Brown-Fried’s handsomely designed production, never does it take death lightly. That’s one of the remarkable things about it.

(Laura Collin-Hughes: New York Times)

Gorgeously designed, largely well-acted, and effectively staged…with exciting choreography, suspenseful music and dramatic lighting…

(Jonathan Mandell: New York Theatre)

[Jon Norman] Schneider movingly portrays King Henry’s growth from a hesitant teenaged monarch…into an experienced if largely impotent leader attempting to make his voice heard.

(Dan Rubins: Theatre is Easy)

Kim Wong’s Joan of Arc shines with clarity and power…a mixture of fervor and bravery…Mia Katigbak is both embracing and terrifying as the ambitious Duke of Gloucester.

(Martha Steketee: The Clyde Fitch Report)

Pre-Show Prep Series

Augment and enrich your experience with performances of Henry VI. Come a half-hour before curtain to listen to and participate in these talks.

Series I: Tuesday, August 14 and Thursday, August 16
Speaker: Stephen Brown-Fried Learn more about the history that Shakespeare put onstage in his Henry VI plays, why that history mattered to Shakespeare’s audience, and why we think it matters today.

Series II: Thursday, August 23 and Thursday, August 30
Speaker: Michael Sexton Come with questions, share your insights, and chat with the Director of the Public Shakespeare Initiative, Michael Sexton, to enhance your experience of our performances.

Series III: Tuesday, August 28
Speaker: Vimala Pasupathi
Professor Vimala Pasupathi speaks about the women of Shakespeare’s Henry VI, in particular his depictions of Joan of Arc and Margaret of Anjou.

All three series take place at 6:30 pm in the lobby of the Mezzanine Theatre.

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council; the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; and by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.



(Photographer: William P. Steele)
Jon Norman Schneider
(Photographer: William P. Steele)
John D. Haggerty, Anna Ishida, Jon Norman Schneider
(Photographer: William P. Steele)
Michalangelo Hyeon, John D. Haggerty, Rajesh Bose, Mahira Kakkar
(Photographer: William P. Steele)
The Company
(Photographer: William P. Steele)
The Company


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