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  Today: Friday, April 25, 2014

The Exhibition Hall closes at 4pm today so that we can set up for an evening event.

Exhibition

The Shakespeare Gallery  

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

Shakespeare's the Thing  

January 28–June 15, 2014
10am–5pm Monday–Saturday
12pm–5pm Sunday
Folger Great Hall

Curators: Georgianna Ziegler

Explore Shakespeare’s influence on visual art, performance, and scholarship through treasures from the Folger collection hand-picked by Folger staff, including a special look at how fans have celebrated Shakespeare from his time to ours. Marking Shakespeare's 450th birthday.

Tickets: FREE

 

Theater

Fiasco Theater's The Two Gentlemen of Verona  

April 17–May 25, 2014
Preview Dates: April 17–20, 2014
Regular Performance and Matinee Dates: April 21–May 25, 2014
Folger Elizabethan Theatre

By William Shakespeare

Directed by Ben Steinfeld and Jessie Austrian

New York’s inventive Fiasco Theater has established its reputation for bringing Shakespeare’s most whimsical and timeless tales to the stage. This dizzying romantic adventure is a comedy filled with bandits, mistaken identity, and also the “sourest-natured” dog Crab.

Tickets:
Fri Eve, Sat & Sun Matinee: $52-$65

 

Education Program

Student Matinees: Fiasco Theatre Company's The Two Gentlemen of Verona  

April 25, 2014    11:30am–2:30pm
Folger Elizabethan Theatre

Experience the excitement of live theater with a student matinee! These full-length, weekday Folger Theatre performances are followed by post-show discussions with members of the cast.

Tickets: $25

 



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