Celebrating Shakespeare's birthday
Sunday, April 24, 2016, noon to 4:00
- Tour the Folger reading rooms—not usually open to the public—and see their paintings and stained glass windows
- Five-minute versions of Shakespeare’s plays from the Nickel Shakespeare girls
- Musical performances by WETA Classical Players
- Swordfighting demonstrations by Casey Kaleba, the fight choreographer for an array of Folger Theatre productions.
- Performances from local students
- And...birthday cake!
Shakespeare's Birthday Lecture
Stephen Greenblatt: “Shakespeare’s Life Stories”
Monday, April 25, 2016, 7:00pm
Join Dr. Stephen Greenblatt, John Cogan University Professor of the Humanities at Harvard University, for this Folger Institute Shakespeare Anniversary Lecture exploring "Shakespeare's Life Stories."