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  Today: Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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

 

PEN/Faulkner

Amy Tan and Deborah Tannen: Two Lives in Language  

April 16, 2014    7:30pm
Lutheran Church of the Reformation
212 East Capitol Street, NE

Originally scheduled for March 3, 2014, but rescheduled due to snow. Questions about your tickets? Contact the box office at 202.544.7077 or boxoffice@folger.edu

Amy Tan and Deborah Tannen in Conversation. Amy Tan is the author of The Joy Luck Club, The Kitchen God’s Wife, The Hundred Secret Senses, The Bonesetter’s Daughter, The Opposite of Fate: Memories of a Writing Life, and The Valley of Amazement. Deborah Tannen’s books include You Just Don’t Understand: Women and Men in Conversation, You’re Wearing THAT? (about mothers and daughters), Talking from 9 to 5 (about workplace communication), and I Only Say This Because I Love You (about adult family relationships). She has also published poems, short stories, and personal essays. Her play “An Act of Devotion” is included in Best American Short Plays 1993– 1994.

Tickets: $15

 



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