Venue Details

Folger Theatre
201 East Capitol Street, SE Washington, DC 20003
202-544-7077
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4.7 / 5 Rated by 25 members
Review from Smith
Red Velvet 70 events 16 reviews

Provocative production. Although the play is about three hours in length, the production never drags, and it continually pulls you in so that you don't feel the time. A very worthwhile three hours. The only drawback to the Goldstar tickets is...continued

reviewed May 17 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Dagmar
46 events 20 reviews

The acting is outstanding, but unfortunately the play is an esoteric exercise in lit-crit where contemporary people attempt to decipher the activities of two centuries previously which are shown to the audience. There is little to sustain...continued

reviewed May 10 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Gavin H.
7 events 6 reviews

Fun engaging drama. The actors really chewed on their roles. The second act was a little too long having to tie up every loose end.

reviewed May 06 2009 report as inappropriate
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By Tom Stoppard 

Directed by Aaron Posner 

This modern masterpiece, part history, part mystery, calibrates the relationship between the past and the present in the lush setting of an English country house. Encompassing many endeavors of the mind — from mathematics and physics to poetry and landscape architecture — Stoppard’s play is wildly intelligent, extremely funny, and poignantly human. 

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