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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. 

Learn more about Folger Theatre, read about our past productions, or subscribe to our 2014–2015 season for a year of Shakespeare, Schiller, and Stoppard.

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Starting May 12

In a world where heads always wins and pirates can happen to anyone, this inventive existentialist tragicomedy thrusts two of Shakespeare’s most incidental characters into the limelight. Opening May 12, 2015. Learn more about this play and purchase your tickets online.