Why this? Geoff Elliot and Julia Rodriguez-Elliot, the company's artistic directors, approach classics with bracing energy and playful contemporary touches, drawing out the connections between long-past eras and our own. In an L.A. Weekly article about A Noise Within's 2012 "Hamlet," Steven Leigh Morris wrote, "Goldstein's commitment to craft is a marvel, his mining of the text an eye opener." The character arc of the young Henry V -- who transforms himself from a bad boy to one of England's hunkiest heroes over the course of five action-packed acts -- should give this fearless actor plenty of grist for his mill.
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