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Folger Theatre
201 East Capitol Street, SE Washington, DC 20003
202-544-7077
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37 stars
In Capital Hill,walking distance from Capital Building. About 2 blocks over plenty of places to eat with side walk cafe`s.
Gravedigger's Tale
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37 stars
The weather was partly sunny warm. I wore jeans no jacket needed..
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“Her prose has never been so lyrical, as she yokes Shakespearean references, colonial history, and her own sensual experience of the Caribbean with a powerful myth-making.” —The Independent

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Marina Warner takes a fascinating look at the use of dreams and enchantment in Shakespeare’s best-loved plays. Warner is a professor in the Department of Literature, Film and Theatre Studies at the University of Essex where she teaches courses on fairy-tales and other forms of narrative. In addition, she is a prizewinning writer of fiction and nonfiction, including critical studies, novels, and children’s books. Her 1992 novel _Indigo _reworks The Tempest to explore themes of colonialism. A London resident, Warner is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and of the British Academy.