King Henry V | Critical Review by Kevin Nance

This literature criticism consists of approximately 5 pages of analysis & critique of King Henry V.
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Critical Review by Kevin Nance

SOURCE: Nance, Kevin. “Review of Henry V.Stage Directions 14, no. 10 (December 2001): 42-5.

In the following review of the 2001 Henry V at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Canada, Nance concentrates on stage and costume design, particularly its contribution to this production's multifaceted wartime setting.

As the United States and its allies are discovering in their fight against terrorism, all wars are not created equal. Each has its own iconic leaders, its own weapons, its own look. And each has its particular emotional resonance for the participants.

Similar thoughts about the vagaries of war, and the way we view wars of various historical periods, were roiling in Toronto designer Dany Lyne's mind as she approached Shakespeare's Henry V, which would grow into the boldest, most visually striking production of the Stratford Festival of Canada's 2001 season.

Lyne's eclectic design...

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