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217 Star Starred
Folger Theatre
201 East Capitol Street, SE Washington, DC 20003
202-544-7077
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4.7 average rating
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55 reviews
4 stars
attended May 12 2010

While the production opted to use a modern, yet very functional, set and modern dress costumes, in every other way the production was true to Shakespeare's intent. There were several strong acting performances, with supporting roles giving an...continued

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19 reviews
10 stars
attended May 07 2010

The play was done really well. While they did use Shakespearan english, it was delivered in an American accent. I think I would have enjoyed it more if the accent was more authentic.

I really liked Folger theatre.

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11 reviews
14 stars
attended May 28 2010

This is a very good production. Graham Hamilton pours such energy and thought into the lines that one can hear them as if for the first time. (I also enjoyed watching him discuss two of his favorite lines here...continued

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Website

http://www.folger.edu/woSummary.cfm?woid=526

Description

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Joseph Haj

Original Music by Jack Herrick

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What should fellows such as I do crawling between earth and heaven?_

Joseph Haj is Producing Artistic Director of PlayMakers Rep at UNC-Chapel Hill and was named by American Theater magazine as one of the artists who will shape the next 25 years of theater in America.

Tony Award-winning musician Jack Herrick, a member of the Red Clay Ramblers, will compose original music for this production.

About the Ticket Supplier: Folger Theatre

Home to the world's largest Shakespeare collection, Folger Shakespeare Library is a world-class center for scholarship, learning, culture, and the arts.

The Folger's Elizabethan Theatre, modeled after the innyard theatres popular in Shakespeare's day, hosts more than 40,000 audience members each year. It presents a full calendar of performances and programs, from the Helen Hayes Award-winning Folger Theatre productions and Folger Poetry readings to early music concerts by the Folger Consort and family activitie.

The Folger Shakespeare Library, located on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, is home to the world's largest and finest collection of Shakespeare materials and to major collections of other rare Renaissance books, manuscripts, and works of art.