Robert Faires Takes on 'Henry V'
Five years ago, Robert Faires staged his one-man version of Shakespeare's Henry V at the Off Center. Since then, folks have been clamoring for him to become Henry again.
Now the time is right for Faires to return to the show, and Henry V: A Solo Version is onstage at the Long Center's Rollins Studio Stage. Just as in the previous staging of the play, it's Faires alone on stage (save for a few inanimate co-stars, such as a flashlight and an apple), telling the story and playing all the characters.
Faires loves the story and the characters, often finding himself caught up in the action as if he's hearing the story for the first time despite knowing it so intimately.