Folger Theatre

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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.

Mon. Jan 21Not Just Another Day Off: A Poetic Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday
Jan. 29 – Mar. 10Nell Gwynn
Thu. Jan 31Stage Director Talk: Nell Gwynn
Thu. Jan 31Stage Director Talk: Roger Richmond - Nell Gwynn
Fri. Feb 8Pre-performance Discussion: The Food of Love
Tue. Feb 12Tananarive Due, N.K. Jemisin, & Airea D. Matthews
Tue. Feb 12What Was, What Is, and What Will Be: A Cross-Genre Look at Afrofuturism
Wed. Feb 13Pre-Show Talk: Nell Gwynn
Thu. Feb 14Brews and Banter: Nell Gwynn
Fri. Mar 1Free Folger Friday: The Country Gentleman
Mar. 4 – 24Confection
Mon. Mar 11Sandra Beasley, Sean Hill, and Atsuro Riley
Mon. Mar 11Vinegar and Char: Verse from the Southern Foodways Alliance
Fri. Mar 29Pre-performance Discussion: Tastes of the Mediterranean
Mar. 29 – 31Tastes of the Mediterranean
Sun. Apr 14Shakespeare's Birthday
Apr. 30 – Jun. 9Love's Labor's Lost
Thu. May 2Stage Director Talk: Love's Labor's Lost
Tue. May 7Kay Ryan
Thu. May 16Brews & Banter: Love's Labor's Lost


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Folger Theatre

201 East Capitol Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003
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