The New York-based Fiasco Theater’s production of The Two Gentlemen of Verona currently at the Folger is just great fun.
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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.
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.
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.
The dramatized history of Henry V makes for a triumphant play, especially when performed as honestly and skillfully as Folger Shakespeare Theatre has done.
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.
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 has released their planned 2012-2013 season.
They took the story, made it funnier, more entertaining, more creative, and completely more real and believable.