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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.

Authors Angela Flournoy, Marcus Guillory & Margo Jefferson <em>We Wear the Masks</em> Forrest Gander and Javier Zamora: O. B. Hardison Poetry Series <em>The Displaced</em> <em>As You Like It</em> The 37th Annual PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction <em>Disney on Ice Presents Dream Big</em> Monster Jam <em>Copenhagen</em> Chris Kattan AMSOIL Arenacross <em>Treasure Island</em>