Henry V

directed by JOSEPH HAJ

A king becomes a hero

King Henry V strives to gain respect during England’s growing unrest, and he takes his father’s advice to turn the people’s attention toward foreign conquests, resolving to make a claim to the French crown. As the king prepares to set sail for France, an assassination plot is uncovered and England’s demands are rejected by France, raising the stakes and increasing the hostility in the air. The resulting Battle of Agincourt is a bold examination of power, camaraderie and courage against all odds as Henry leads his vastly outnumbered army to unexpected victory. The conquest not only turns a divided realm into a unified nation — it secures Henry’s place as one of England’s greatest warrior kings.

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Venue info

This production will take place on the Wurtele Thrust Stage.

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Run time

Approximately 2 hours, 40 minutes (including intermission)


Content advisory

This production contains strobe lights, loud noises, haze, suggestive content and depictions of physical violence. For more information, call the Box Office at 612.377.2224.

Age recommendation

We recommend this production for ages 12 and up.


ASL-interpreted, audio-described and open-captioned performances are available on select dates.

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Post-play discussions

Join us after select performances for a 20-minute conversation facilitated by Guthrie staff. Cast members may join the discussion as they are able.

Post-play discussions are supported by Fredrikson & Byron.

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See all three of Shakespeare’s History Plays (Richard IIHenry IV and Henry V) on separate days and be part of history at the Guthrie. Build your own three-play package for the most affordable way to experience this epic theatrical event.

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Digital program

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Stephanie Anne Bertumen

Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester

Jasmine Bracey


Dustin Bronson

Edward, Lord Scroop of Masham/The Dauphin

John Catron

Michael Williams

Charity Jones

Archbishop of Canterbury/Governor of Harfleur/Sir Thomas Erpingham

Jimmy Kieffer

Duke of Exeter

Kurt Kwan

Bishop of Ely/King Charles VI

Erin Mackey

Davy/Princess Katherine

Tracey Maloney

Doll Tearsheet/Duke of Oleans/Macmorris

Melissa Maxwell

Earl of Westmoreland

Bill McCallum

Nym/French Soldier

Tyler Michaels King

John, Duke of Bedford

Daniel José Molina

King Henry V

Em Rosenberg

Richard, Earl of Cambridge/Messenger/John Bates

Sophina Saggau

Duke of Bourbon/Jamy

Eric Sharp

Sir Thomas Grey of Northumberland/Alexander Court

Lanise Antoine Shelley

Hostess Quickly/Constable of France/Queen Isabel

William Sturdivant


U. Jonathan Toppo

Bardolph/Duke of Burgundy

David Whalen


Stephen Yoakam


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Joseph Haj


Jan Chambers

Scenic Designer

Trevor Bowen

Costume Designer

Heather Gilbert

Lighting Designer

Mikaal Sulaiman

Sound Designer

Jack Herrick


Carla Steen

Resident Dramaturg

Sara Becker

Vocal Coach

U. Jonathan Toppo

Fight Director

Karl Alphonso

Stage Manager

Tree O'Halloran

Stage Manager

Jason Clusman

Assistant Stage Manager

Olivia Louise Tree Plath

Assistant Stage Manager

Lavina Jadhwani

Associate Director

Annie Enneking


Jennifer Liestman

Resident Casting Director

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Photo: The cast of Henry V (Dan Norman)

Photo: Tyler Michaels King, Melissa Maxwell, Daniel José Molina, Jimmy Kieffer, and Stephanie Anne Bertumen (Dan Norman)

Photo: The cast of Henry V (Dan Norman)

Photo: U. Jonathan Toppo, Lanise Antoine Shelley, David Whalen, Erin Mackey, Tracey Maloney and Bill McCallum (Dan Norman)

Photo: Jimmy Kieffer and Daniel José Molina (Dan Norman)

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