Venue Details

217 Star Starred
Folger Theatre
201 East Capitol Street, SE Washington, DC 20003
202-544-7077
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Consort's CD's available for sale.
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Union Station Metro is about 5 blocks away, and there seemed to be on-street parking.
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4.3 average rating
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5 reviews
4 stars
attended Feb 04 2009

Seats were terrible. Goldstar does not let you pick seats so you get the ones that did not sell. this seems to happen almost every time. I really need to consider real tickets or not attend.

The show was fantastic. the acting superb and the...continued

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3 reviews
5 stars
attended Feb 05 2009

Had a delicious pre-show dinner at Sonoma.

The theater itself is beautiful and the set for "The Winter's Tale" fun and interesting. But the seats we got along the walls were wooden and incruciating to sit in for 3 hours.

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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 18 2009

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.

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Website

http://www.folger.edu/woSummary.cfm?woid=464

Description

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.

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.