Venue Details

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Folger Theatre
201 East Capitol Street, SE Washington, DC 20003
202-544-7077
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Consertia
14 events
10 reviews
37 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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10 reviews
37 stars
The weather was partly sunny warm. I wore jeans no jacket needed..
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Reviews & Ratings

"The Taming of the Shrew"
64 ratings
4.7 average rating
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91 events
12 reviews
0 stars
attended May 02 2012

This is another fantastic production at the Folger, this time set in the Wild West. The gender-bending casting includes Sarah Marshall and Holly Twyford in traditional male roles, and the leads are everything one would want in a Petruchio and Kate.

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844 events
20 reviews
703 stars
attended May 13 2012

I sometimes have a problem following Shakespeare and have to read the synopsis before, during and after the performance. This performance was so excellent that I got lost in the story and forgot that it was Shakespeare. Don't miss it!

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32 events
20 reviews
4 stars
attended May 02 2012

What a great show by Folger Theatre! I loved the setting and the music! This was a wonderful interpretation of a great play.

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Quotes & Highlights

Video Preview – The director and cast of Folger Theatre’s production of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew tell the story of the play.

Description

Riotous events lead to the seemingly ill-fated marriage of the arrogant Petruchio and the headstrong Kate. Full of wit and lusty humor, Shakespeare’s quintessential battle of the sexes redefines the boundaries of love