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257 Star Starred
Folger Theatre
201 East Capitol Street, SE Washington, DC 20003
202-544-7077
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Consertia
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10 reviews
36 stars
In Capital Hill,walking distance from Capital Building. About 2 blocks over plenty of places to eat with side walk cafe`s.
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"Arcadia"
25 ratings
4.7 average rating
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34 events
6 reviews
34 stars
attended May 26 2009

I agree with the very positive reviews. I thought it was terrific, and I didn't find it too long. Our seats were on the side, in the orchestra, but the sightline was fine. The theater was full, even on a Tuesday. If you come early, it's easy...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended May 05 2009

I really enjoyed this production of Arcadia at the Folger Theatre. It was complex and engaging, witty and poignant. I am curious to read the play again - at three hours long, I'm thinking this production may have had some material added, although...continued

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16 reviews
4 stars
attended May 17 2009

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

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Description

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.