Tips for Folger Theatre

201 East Capitol Street, SE Washington DC 20003
Goldstar

337 Folger Theatre Tips

Kimberly Crichton
20 events
7 reviews
10 stars
No dress code. I wore a velvet jacket
mpbreen
9 events
2 reviews
0 stars
Easy access via Metro (Union Station or Capitol South)
Filomena D'Elia
51 events
13 reviews
32 stars
I found a parking spot a block away on Saturday afternoon.
Filomena D'Elia
51 events
13 reviews
32 stars
The gift shop is charming and full of reasonably priced unique gifts
Filomena D'Elia
51 events
13 reviews
32 stars
A variety of reasobaly priced snacks & cold and hot beverages available in the Great Hall.
Usher
Usher
31 events
4 reviews
67 stars
Exhibit on early women playwrights, poets & novelists is well worthwhile.
The Gaming Table
Usher
Usher
31 events
4 reviews
67 stars
View the exhibit on the high stakes game of Basset to understand the the play.
The Gaming Table
Usher
Usher
31 events
4 reviews
67 stars
Easy walk from Capitol South Metro on the Orange/Blue lines.
The Gaming Table
Maxie1946
37 events
22 reviews
5 stars
Several inexpensive places on Penn Ave.
hannahs
10 events
2 reviews
4 stars
It's an easy walk from Union Station (less than 10 min and it's pleasant)
Virginiaman
39 events
23 reviews
9 stars
Arrive early to experience the Great Hall and the theatre.
Virginiaman
39 events
23 reviews
9 stars
Allow time for parking on side streets. Not well lit.
gvcoleman
32 events
10 reviews
7 stars
Ate beforehand at Sonoma, quite good. Free cocktail for this show: French 75.
gvcoleman
32 events
10 reviews
7 stars
Went on a Sunday and got there early because we were having dinner. Lots of parking.
gvcoleman
32 events
10 reviews
7 stars
No ice in the drinks though
gvcoleman
32 events
10 reviews
7 stars
No ice in the drinks though.
gvcoleman
32 events
10 reviews
7 stars
Intermission is in the museum section, which usually has an interesting exhibit.
Goldstar Member
8 events
2 reviews
1 stars
Free street parking after 6:30 pm. Easy.
Goldstar Member
5 events
4 reviews
3 stars
So convenient to order wine before the play and have it waiting at intermission!
joans
173 events
53 reviews
120 stars
It is pretty well lighted near the theatre.

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