Venue Details

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Folger Theatre
201 East Capitol Street, SE Washington, DC 20003
202-544-7077
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Lorin
Dress tends to be on the casual side at the Folger.
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Lorin
It's an easy walk from Union Station metro.
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Lorin
The concession stand sells candy and drinks. House rules forbid eating or drinking in the theater.
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Website

http://www.folger.edu/Content/Whats-On/Folger-Theatre/HAMFEST.cfm

Description

Shakespeare’s classic is explored in an evening of performance and discussion with the Hamlets and Ophelias from Folger Theatre’s Hamlet (actors Graham Michael Hamilton** and Lindsey Wochley) and from Washington National Opera’s concurrent production of Ambroise Thomas’ Hamlet (baritone Michael Chioldi and soprano **Elizabeth Futral). The discussion is moderated by David Schalkwyk, director of research at the Folger, and Christina C. Scheppelmann, director of artistic operations at Washington National Opera.

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.