Venue Details

216 Star Starred
Folger Theatre
201 East Capitol Street, SE Washington, DC 20003
202-544-7077
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Member Tips

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Snacks, wine and coffee are served before and at intermission
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Casual
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Street parking or Capitol South Metro is 4 blocks away
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Restrooms downstairs. I don't know if there is an elevator for movility impaired folks.
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Reviews & Ratings

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4.6 average rating
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97 reviews
4 stars
attended Oct 29 2011

I enjoyed the show as I do all Shakespeare performances at the Folger.

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19 events
1 review
1 stars
attended Oct 29 2011

The play was very good. I recommend it to any Shakespeare lover or theatergoer.

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More Information

Website

http://www.folger.edu/woSummary.cfm?woid=676

Quotes & Highlights

Find out what’s happening in rehearsal, backstage, and beyond on the new Folger Theatre Production Diary blog. Actor Louis Butelli (Roderigo) takes you behind-the-scenes and offers entertaining and informative observations about the process of bringing _Othello _to the stage.
Read Robert Richmond’s Director’s Notes.
Read Michele Osherow’s Dramaturg’s Notes.

Description

Passions and lies run rampant in this tragedy of love and life destroyed by deceit and jealousy. Shakespeare’s drama reveals the power of manipulation as Iago undermines Othello in a deadly game of betrayal.

Director Robert Richmond reunites with members of the creative team behind last season’s Henry VIII, including Tony Award-winning costume designer William Ivey Long, set designer Tony Cisek, and composer Anthony Cochrane.

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.