Articles tagged: Shakespeare


Folger Theatre’s Reading Room Festival reimagines and celebrates Shakespeare’s works

At Folger Theatre's Reading Room Festival, each playwright revealed how Shakespeare’s work remains ever-salient.


Folger Theatre’s rendition of The Winter’s Tale is a beautiful blend of bone-chilling drama and sunny optimism

From the thoughtful mise-en-scène to the dynamic, earnest performances, there is an undeniable warmth radiating from this play’s center.


In a new play, the Duke Ellington School of the Arts asks for support

By making the entirety of Georgetown their stage, Ellington students invite all its residents to take part in their masterpiece. 


Mask and Bauble’s Love’s Labour’s Lost puts a joyful spin on one of Shakespeare’s more obscure comedies

Mask and Bauble’s take on Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost is a commentary on the dynamics of love and gender.


In The Tragedy of Macbeth, the kingslayer isn’t the only one plotting

The Tragedy of Macbeth (2021) opens on a disorienting, bleak, and foggy landscape, tracing in the footsteps of a weary soldier. The first lines of dialogue anchor the audience in... Read more


Patrick Page thrills in All the Devils Are Here at the Shakespeare Theatre Company

Footsteps echo in a darkened theater. Every seat in the house is empty, and somehow, it makes the audience shiver even more. All the Devils Are Here: How Shakespeare Invented... 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


Charismatic Performances from a Talented Cast Elevate The Winter’s Tale Into a Memorable Experience

Plays are a fascinating medium through which to tell a story. Not only does the audience see the action unfold in front of them as it happens but, depending on... Read more