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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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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

On stage now!

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.

Gravedigger's Tale

​An interactive play based on Shakespeare’s Hamlet. The Gravedigger, who appears to have much more knowledge about court life in Elsinore than originally thought, arrives with a trunk and a book and responds to questions from the audience using the text from Hamlet.

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