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Folger Theatre is the vibrant centerpiece of performing arts at the Folger Shakespeare Library. In our beautiful, intimate Elizabethan theater, the Folger performs a series of classics reflecting the breadth of the library’s peerless collection. 

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Beginning May 31:
District Merchants

Love and litigation, deep passions, and predatory lending are taken to a new level in this uneasy comedy, which wades fearlessly into the endless complexities and contradictions of life in America.

 
 
Learn more about Gravedigger’s Tale, our production travelling along with First Folio! The Book That Gave us Shakespeare.

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