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A New Dynasty Commands the Stage in the Folger Theatre’s ‘Macbeth’

“The moon is down; I have not heard the clock.” Those words—spoken by 10-year-old Owen Peakes in the Folger Theatre’s startling new production of Macbeth—send...

Interview: Playwright Chris Stezin on ‘Mack, Beth,’ Playing Now at The...

Chris Stezin is a playwright, actor, and director whose work—on and off the stage—has brightened the marquees of DC theatres for more than two...

Review: ‘The Second Shepherds’ Play’ at The Folger Theatre

Well beyond just comfort and joy, The Folger’s production of The Second Shepherds’ Play, a medieval English mystery about the ultimate power of faith to...

In the Moment: A Tip of the Hat to Mary Stuart’s...

There is a "minor" character who has a key role in the terrific Mary Stuart production currently at the Folger Theatre. He has only...

Spine: The Enlightened World of Folger’s ‘Mary Stuart’

Frederic Schiller's historical drama, Mary Stuart (1800), gives us two potent, yet vulnerable women, Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots. It gives us...

‘Mary Stuart’ at The Folger Theatre

Mary, Mary quite contrary, how does your garden grow? With silver bells, and cockle shells, and pretty maids all in a row.” This nursery...

In the Moment: An Interview with Tom Teasley on His Live...

"I invite you to participate in a merging of sight, sound, drama and fantasy. For fifty minutes I will take your imagination on a...

Zachary Appelman on Playing Henry V at Folger Theatre by Joel...

Zachary Appelman has audiences and critics hailing his royal performance as Henry V at Folger Theatre. He tells us how he prepared for the...

Robert Richmond on Directing ‘Henry V’ at Folger Theatre by Joel...

Director Robert Richmond talks about his vision for Henry V at Folger Theatre, which is receiving raves from audiences and local critics alike. Joel: Why did you...

‘Henry V’ at The Folger Theatre by Mark Dewey

Appelman and Cisek Plumb the Depths of Henry at the Folger Theatre For a long time I’ve associated Shakespeare’s Henry V with men who go...

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