Venue Details

Folger Theatre
201 East Capitol Street, SE Washington, DC 20003
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 43 members
Review from Robin Rothrock
Red Velvet 183 events 123 reviews

The understudy for the lead did a first-rate job: he totally stayed within himself and didn't try to be more than he was. His only weakness was a lack of experience in the role. Which, given the promise shown, should not be a problem. I also...continued

reviewed Feb 06 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from jmcc
Red Velvet 130 events 58 reviews

Outstanding cast brings the timely Henry V to life on Folger's stage. You get into the proper mood by strolling through the Folger's treasures prior to the play.

reviewed Feb 02 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from DH1
264 events 188 reviews

As with some of Shakespeare's history plays, this is not the most exciting or entertaining of his works, but it was well acted and staged.

reviewed Feb 02 2013 report as inappropriate
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A young king’s ambition reaches beyond the English court to the fields of France. Shakespeare’s classic history play is “the story of a young man’s rite of passage, a story of a nation dealing with the effects of war, a story that focuses on a nation unifying behind leadership for the greater good,” says Richmond.  

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