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  Today: Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Exhibition

The Shakespeare Gallery  FREE

Ongoing, Monday through Saturday 10am-5pm
Sunday 12pm–5pm
Folger Great Hall

Discover what it might have been like to see a play in Shakespeare's time in a family-friendly display, The Play's the Thing!, and explore the Folger through our visitor film on why Shakespeare matters.

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Tickets: FREE

 

Exhibition

Decoding the Renaissance  FREE

November 11, 2014–February 26, 2015
10am–5pm Monday–Saturday
12pm–5pm Sunday
Folger Great Hall

Curators: Bill Sherman

During the Renaissance, the art and science of cryptography came into their own. The advent of printing, development of diplomacy, and creation of postal systems created an obsession with encryption that produced some of the period's most brilliant inventions, most beautiful books, and most enduring legacies. Featuring the best collection ever assembled of early works on codes and ciphers.

Tickets: FREE

 

Theater

Mary Stuart  

January 27–March 8, 2015
Preview Dates: January 27–February 2, 2015
Regular Performance and Matinee Dates: February 3–March 8, 2015
Folger Elizabethan Theatre

By Friedrich Schiller

In a new version by Peter Oswald

Directed by Richard Clifford

Imprisoned by her Protestant cousin and Queen of England Elizabeth I, Mary, Queen of Scots anxiously waits for her fate to be decided. Leading ladies Kate Eastwood Norris and Holly Twyford reunite for the ultimate regal showdown in this bold new translation.

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