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Michael Winters is magnificent as that rascal Sir John Falstaff (photos by Jon Gardiner)

Michael Winters as the Knave Falstaff Trumps Two Kings — Henry IV and Henry V — at PlayMakers Rep

PlayMakers Repertory Company guest artist Michael Winters of the “Gilmore Girls” television series plays that uproarious roly-poly rascal Sir John Falstaff, boon companion and surrogate father to Prince Hal (guest artist Shawn Fagan), with such gusto that his larger-than-life characterization of the knave in the two-part historical drama “The Making of a King: ‘Henry IV’ and ‘Henry V'” trumps those of the two English kings — Henry IV (portrayed with an icy imperial demeanor by PRC mainstay Jeffrey Blair Cornell) and his all-too-human son and successor Henry V (Shawn Fagan as a grown-up and newly clean and sober Prince Hal).

PlayMakers Repertory Company's ambitious Shakespearean epic "The Making of a King: 'Henry IV' and 'Henry V'" will run from Jan. 28th to March 4th in the Paul Green Theatre at UNC-Chapel Hill

PRC’s Joseph Haj and Mike Donahue Will Co-direct “The Making of a King: ‘Henry IV’ and ‘Henry V'”

PlayMakers Repertory Company producing artistic director Joseph Haj and freelance director Mike Donahue, based in New York City, will co-direct an ambitious epic Shakespearean production called “The Making of a King: ‘Henry IV’ & ‘Henry V'” — two historical dramas performed in rotating repertory — from Jan. 28th to March 4th on the thrust stage of the 500-seat Paul Green Theatre.

“Henry V” | Review by Susie Potter

“HENRY V” OFFERS A STRONG YOUNG CAST AND NOT MUCH ELSE

Mastering the works of William Shakespeare is a difficult undertaking for even the most seasoned of actors. This statement sums up why Raleigh, NC-based Bare Theatre’s Rogue Company presentation of HENRY V is less than inspired