Henry IV (Pirandello)


Henry IV (Enrico IV) is an Italian play by Luigi Pirandello written in 1921 premiered the following year. A study on madness with comic and tragic elements, it is about man who believes himself to be Henry IV, Holy Roman Emperor. It has been translated into English by Tom Stoppard, among others. Rex Harrison starred in a noted British production which went to Broadway in 1973, though the Stoppard translation was not used in the production.[1]

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