Scott Jaeck on Why is this play titled HENRY VIII by chicagoshakes published on 2013-05-24T20:19:11Z Hear from the Cast of Henry VIII Why is this play titled Henry VIII when Wolsey seems to be the central tragic figure? Scott Jaeck responds. During our post-show discussions for Henry VIII, actors Scott Jaeck, Ora Jones, Samuel Taylor, and Gregory Wooddell field questions from our audience members. Listen to some of their answers by clicking on the player beneath each question below. Post-show discussions are held after Wednesday and student matinees. Recordings are updated throughout the run of the production.