17 Dec 2015

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To Do: Weekend of December 17- 20

It is one week until Christmas Eve. Are you ready? Me neither! How shall we procrastinate this weekend? Tonight catch a show! Pericles at the Folger is closing soon. Gospel of LovingKindness has a short run and it’s the holiday season. At the Capital Fringe Headquarters is Squad Goals: Queer Music, Electro Pop and Performance Art. Booby […]

10 Dec 2015


The Beauty of a Storm: Pericles at Folger Through Dec. 20

Do you sit by your window and marvel as a thunderstorm moves by, feeling powerless against Mother Nature and the electric energy sizzling through the sky? If that’s the sort of thing that moves you–or if you just like inventive theatre–make plans now to see Pericles at the Folger Library and Theatre before it closes […]

11 Feb 2015


There’s Something about “Mary Stuart” at the Folger

There is a moment in the Folger’s production of Friedrich Schiller’s “Mary Stuart” that is so funny and tragic, you start wondering if what you’re watching is theater of the absurd. It comes during the second half, when Sir William Davison (played by Todd Scofield) realizes that following his Queen’s command will be the end […]

25 Oct 2013

Folger Stages a Classic, Solid R&J

The Folger Shakespeare Library has launched its 2013/14 season with one of Shakespeare’s classics:  Romeo and Juliet.  By this point in life, everyone has read and/or seen some production of these star crossed lovers and most can quote many of its most famous lines.  So since one isn’t going to this production to be surprised […]

08 Feb 2013

Folger's First Production of Henry V Rules

These days it seems like dukes, duchesses and dowagers are all anybody talks about, but the kings of England and France, their armies and foes, are on the stage at The Folger Theatre in Henry V, and they are worth the attention. Power, leadership, honor, and tradition weigh heavy on the shoulders of the inexperienced […]

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