Shakespeare's Romance The Winter's Tale at Folger Theatre
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Miraculously retaining its comic timing and timeless wit more than a century later, Jerome K. Jerome's Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog) was originally published as a hilarious novel in 1889. Written as a travelogue, the lively story tells of three young men -- and a devoted terrier named Montmorency (played here by ... well, not a dog) -- on a boating holiday that quickly devolves into a series of absurd misadventures. Directed by Derek Goldman, this adaptation brings to life one of the funniest novels of all time in a must-see show. Learn More
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Definitely one of Shakespeare's weirder plays, but entertaining. First half a tragedy, second a comedy -- it was two plays in one! The actors were really good, especially Naomi Jacobson (Paulina) and Daniel Stewart (Leontes -- who is Patrick Stewart's much-taller but similarly bald son).
We had really good seats near the front with lots of leg room. A little cool, so bring a sweater.
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I was very impressed with the production as a whole. There were a few little theatre-geek things that irked me, but the cast was fantastic and my seats were really great. I definitely recommend this show to anyone who loves Shakespeare.
Shakespeare's Late Romance is filled with the fantasy of a fairy tale. Suspecting his wife Hermione and his friend Polixenes of infidelity, King Leontes is driven to acts of jealous rage. Years later, a miraculous turn of events brings a chance for redemption. What was lost is found and, with it, new wellsprings of happiness.
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