Henry IV Part 2

Henry IV Part 2

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Overview


Synopsis

In the second Henry VI play, the play opens with Prince Hal and Falstaff. These criminals and lowlifes are winning some power, and Falstaff is recruiting young men to fight. Henry IV has become ill and is worried about the power shift when his son becomes king. Once the current Henry dies, Prince Hal takes over for his father and is crowned king. One of the first things Hal does is to tell Falstaff that he has no need for him. He continues to plan for his invasion of France.


Characters

Male

Lead

Spoken

Male

Lead

Spoken



Show Information

Category
Play
Number of Acts:
2 Acts
Cast Size
large
Casting Notes:
Mostly male cast
Includes mature adult, young adult, late teen, adult characters