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Great Place for Shakespeare

We saw Shakespeare's King John here, a play we had hardly heard of. The inside of the theatre is... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
Douglas T
New York City, New York
One of the Great Venues to see in DC

Family members and I went to the great Folger Shakespeare Theater and Library. We saw an amazing... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been going to the Folger, with enjoyment, for decades. But the quality of the productions has been steadily declining in recent years. The Winter's Tale of this past spring was pretty much a bust, as compared with the much more intelligent production of some...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 31 October 2018

We saw Shakespeare's King John here, a play we had hardly heard of. The inside of the theatre is set up a bit like the Globe Theatre, only smaller and more intimate. Not a bad seat around. Great staging and acting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Douglas T
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Family members and I went to the great Folger Shakespeare Theater and Library. We saw an amazing performance of Macbeth. As you go in the Library is to the right and part that is open to the public is a long corridor with various exhibits....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Great tour, beautiful bulding, amazing theater! The guide was very friendly and resourceful. Educational and fun experience!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

My wife and I were lucky enough to be in own to catch the extended run of the St. Joan production. WOW! The cast made the production AMAZING! There were only four actors, but they played a combined 25 (or so) characters, seamlessly. very talented....More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

The folger theatre is a charming venue in central DC, on Capitol Hill. It is the centerpiece of the Folger Shakespeare Library. It has largely Shakespeare inspired performances but there are other classics too. The theatre is reasonably old so the seats are smallish. There...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

This is as nice a theater as any I have been in, intimate cozy and quaintly Elizabethan; not to mention the exhibition gallery. We saw The Winters Tale - not my favorite work by the bard but it was the best production I have seen,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Rico M
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

This lovely, intimate theatre is adjacent to the Shakespeare Library. The production I saw, "The Way of the World," ( playing through February 11) was first class with a seasoned cast and clever set. It had great reviews so fecided it would ne a good...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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