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270 Star Starred
Folger Theatre
201 East Capitol Street, SE Washington, DC 20003
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4.7 / 5 Rated by 64 members
Review from Goldstar Member
4 events 2 reviews

This was the best Shakespeare production I've seen in years, and I've seen a lot of Shakespeare. Every role was perfectly cast and beautifully played. The chemistry between the two leads was apparent from the opening tableau, and the end of the...continued

reviewed May 05 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Vicky Schwartz
Red Velvet 949 events 20 reviews

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!

reviewed May 13 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Tyler F. Wean
39 events 24 reviews

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

reviewed May 02 2012 report as inappropriate
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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.


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

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