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Folger Theatre The Two Gentlemen of Verona

By • Apr 24th, 2014 • Category: Reviews

The New York-based Fiasco Theater’s production of The Two Gentlemen of Verona currently at the Folger is just great fun.




Folger Theatre Richard III

By • Feb 4th, 2014 • Category: Reviews

Take this opportunity to see Richard III in the unexpected setting of the Folger Theatre in the round. It has an intimacy to it. Words are not lost. Meanings easily conveyed.




Folger Theatre Romeo and Juliet

By • Oct 25th, 2013 • Category: Reviews

In bringing Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet to view, Helen Hayes Award-winning director Aaron Posner puts his stamp on the plague on both houses showing us a world through a glass darkly.




Folger Theatre Twelfth Night

By • May 8th, 2013 • Category: Reviews

Overall, the energy and veracity of the cast as they showcased their wide range of talents and passions makes the Folger Theatre’s Twelfth Night a show worth seeing.




Folger Theatre Henry V

By • Feb 3rd, 2013 • Category: Reviews

The dramatized history of Henry V makes for a triumphant play, especially when performed as honestly and skillfully as Folger Shakespeare Theatre has done.




Folger Theatre The Conference of the Birds

By • Oct 29th, 2012 • Category: Reviews

Whatever its deeper meanings, Folger Theatre’s The Conference of the Birds is a downright brilliant piece of theater. The key words are intricacy and precision.




Folger Theatre/Globe Theatre Hamlet

By • Sep 11th, 2012 • Category: Reviews

This production is a good reminder that, notwithstanding the local vogue for “silent” Shakespeare, the power and glory of Shakespeare resides principally in his words and actors’ interpretations of them.




Folger Theatre 2012-2013 Season

By • Aug 25th, 2012 • Category: News

Folger Theatre has released their planned 2012-2013 season.




Folger Theatre The Taming of the Shrew

By • May 8th, 2012 • Category: Reviews

They took the story, made it funnier, more entertaining, more creative, and completely more real and believable.




Othello: With And Without Words

By • Oct 26th, 2011 • Category: Reviews

Two worthy productions of Othello opened last weekend, one a mounting of the Shakespeare play, in all its verbal glory, by the Folger Theatre, and the other as part of Synetic Theater’s “Silent Shakespeare Festival.”