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250 Star Starred
Folger Theatre
201 East Capitol Street, SE Washington, DC 20003
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36 reviews
38 stars
Consort's CD's available for sale.
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36 reviews
38 stars
Union Station Metro is about 5 blocks away, and there seemed to be on-street parking.
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4.7 average rating
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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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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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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. 

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.