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  Today: Friday, July 25, 2014

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

Symbols of Honor: Heraldry and Family History in Shakespeare's England  FREE

July 1–October 26, 2014
10am–5pm Monday–Saturday
12pm–5pm Sunday
Folger Great Hall

Curators: Nigel Ramsay & Heather Wolfe

Explore the working papers of the most influential heralds from Shakespeare’s time, the earliest brand consultants and trademark protectors. These manuscripts—including the grants of arms to Shakespeare’s father (on loan from the College of Arms)—reveal heraldry's growing importance in matters of status and honor, and how it shaped modern genealogy.

Tickets: FREE

 

Theater

Shakespeare's Globe: Hamlet  

July 25–26, 2014
Preview Dates: July 25, 2014
Regular Performance and Matinee Dates: July 25–26, 2014
July 25–26, 2014
Preview Dates: July 25, 2014
Regular Performance and Matinee Dates: July 25–26, 2014
Folger Elizabethan Theatre

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Dominic Dromgoole and Bill Buckhurst

Encompassing political intrigue and sexual obsession, philosophical reflection and violent action, tragic depth and wild humor, Hamlet is Shakespeare’s ‘poem unlimited’, a colossus in the story of the English language and the fullest expression of his genius.

 

Be a part of a completely unprecedented theatrical adventure for the US stop on a two-year worldwide tour of Shakespeare's Globe pared-down, small-scale Hamlet, which will visit all 205 nations on earth.

 

www.shakespearesglobe.com

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