Articles tagged: Folger Theater


Nell Gwynn Captures the Heart of King Charles II and DC Theatergoers

Jessica Swale’s biographical comedy Nell Gwynn at D.C.’s Folger Shakespeare Theater presents the titular character’s rise from a mere orange seller to a mistress of the King of England. The... Read more


Macbeth as a Musical: Folger Theater takes on Revisionist-era Shakespeare

The Folger Shakespeare Library is currently putting on a production of Macbeth, but not in the way that you may think. In this version, Macbeth is a musical, complete with... Read more


Mischief, Magic and Musical Interludes: Folger Theatre’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

At 8:00 PM on the dot, Puck — that merry wanderer of the night — ambled up the aisle of the historic Folger Library Theatre. Played by Erin Weaver (Puck... Read more