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.
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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.
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.”
Folger’s Cyrano is a splendid production that looks and sounds good and illuminates the play’s characters and feelings as no other production of the play I have encountered.
Folger Theatre’s The Comedy of Errors is a rollicking show not to be missed.