Folger Theatre

Folger Theatre performs a season of innovative productions designed to forge strong connections with modern audiences, continuing the lively legacy of Shakespearean stagecraft. While Shakespeare is central to its mission, the Theatre has produced a variety of other classical works, as well as new plays related to or inspired by Shakespeare.

Events
Wed. Sep 18Pre-Show Talk: 1 Henry IV
Sep. 18 – Oct. 131 Henry IV
Fri. Sep 20Shakespeare, Falstaff, and Orson Welles
Fri. Sep 27Brews and Banter: 1 Henry IV
Sat. Oct 5Shake Up Your Saturday: Supernatural Shakespeare
Wed. Oct 16Eudora Welty Lecture: Jesmyn Ward
Mon. Oct 28I Put a Spell on You: Annie Finch and Kiki Petrosino
Sat. Nov 2Shake Up Your Saturday: Courtly Greetings and Country Meetings
Mon. Nov 4The 2019 Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize: Charles Wright and Katherine Hollander
Nov. 5 – Dec. 22Amadeus
Thu. Nov 7Stage Director Talk: Amadeus
Wed. Nov 20Pre-Show Talk: Amadeus
Fri. Dec 6Brews and Banter: Amadeus
Sat. Dec 7Shake Up Your Saturday: I Take My Leave
Mon. Dec 9Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute: Tom Sleigh and Lesley Dill
Mon. Dec 9Love and Happiness: George Bilgere, Tim Seibles, and Keith S. Wilson
Jan. 14 – Mar. 1, 2020The Merry Wives of Windsor
Thu. Jan 16, 2020Stage Director Talk: The Merry Wives of Windsor
Wed. Jan 29, 2020Pre-Show Talk: The Merry Wives of Windsor
Wed. Feb 5, 2020Teacher Talk: The Merry Wives of Windsor
Fri. Feb 21, 2020Brews and Banter: The Merry Wives of Windsor
Wed. Mar 11, 2020Motherhood Redux: Camille Dungy, Tina Chang, and Beth Ann Fennelly
Thu. Apr 23, 2020Riffs and Relations: Terrance Hayes
Mon. May 18, 2020Folger Poetry Board Reader: Billy Collins

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Folger Theatre

201 East Capitol Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003
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