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Folger Theatre
201 East Capitol Street, SE Washington, DC 20003
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4.6 average rating
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7 reviews
68 stars
attended Oct 30 2011

We loved the performance! The acting was superb, costumes and sets (especially sets) were terrific! The Folger always puts on a wonderful performance. Our only "difficulty" was that our seats were in the right orchestra along the side - in row...continued

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1 review
1 stars
attended Oct 29 2011

The play was very good. I recommend it to any Shakespeare lover or theatergoer.

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Quotes & Highlights

Find out what’s happening in rehearsal, backstage, and beyond on the new Folger Theatre Production Diary blog. Actor Louis Butelli (Roderigo) takes you behind-the-scenes and offers entertaining and informative observations about the process of bringing _Othello _to the stage.
Read Robert Richmond’s Director’s Notes.
Read Michele Osherow’s Dramaturg’s Notes.


Passions and lies run rampant in this tragedy of love and life destroyed by deceit and jealousy. Shakespeare’s drama reveals the power of manipulation as Iago undermines Othello in a deadly game of betrayal.

Director Robert Richmond reunites with members of the creative team behind last season’s Henry VIII, including Tony Award-winning costume designer William Ivey Long, set designer Tony Cisek, and composer Anthony Cochrane.

<em>The Second Shepherds' Play</em> The 37th Annual PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction <em>The Displaced</em> Roxane Gay and Hilton Als Authors Nathaniel Rich & Kate Walbert Poet Tracy K. Smith <em>As You Like It</em> Mariah Carey Evangel Christmas Celebration 2016 Movie Ticket 4-Pack for Theaters Near You <em>Black Side of the Moon</em> <em>Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical</em> Washington DC Travel & Adventure Show Step Afrika!: <em>Magical Musical Holiday Step Show</em> Septime Webre's <em>The Nutcracker</em> <em>Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley</em> <em>Into the Woods</em>