Henry IV | Script

90-Minute Cut of Henry IV (Conflated)

Our cut of Henry IV (conflated)

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The Doubling Chart for Henry IV

Our doubling chart.

This cut is for a company of 7 actors

All characters in the same color are played by the same actor. An X indicates the character is in the scene, an O indicates that the actor is in the scene playing a different character.

Notes:

We have not performed this cut yet.

We cut and conflated a lot of characters, paring the royals and the rebels down to just a couple of leaders and a couple of lieutenants.

The cut is weighted very heavily toward Part 1, taking up about 60-70 of the 90-minute runtime. Part 2 almost serves as an epilogue, the greatest hits of Hal trying on the crown, Lady Percy scolding Northumberland, and the rejection of Falstaff.

We gave the epilogue to Falstaff.

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