To reserve your tickets, call the Folger Theatre Box Office at (202) 544–7077.
Experience the excitement of live theater with a student matinee! These full-length, weekday Folger Theatre performances begin at 11:30am and are followed by post-show discussions with members of the cast. Come early and eat lunch in our Great Hall or Elizabeth Garden.
Teachers and group leaders of high school or younger students may reserve tickets for Hamlet student matinees beginning Monday, June 11 at 10:00am.
Free study guides are mailed to participating schools before the performance and are available online through the link at right as they become available.
Box Office staff can share the ending time for each play and the production's suitability for younger students as the play rehearses.
Please inquire with the Box Office for availability and pricing.
Folger Theatre’s 2012/13 season is marked by journeys of every kind—tragic, heroic, and mythic. As an added season highlight, we will host the Shakespeare’s Globe production of Hamlet in September, direct from the London stage.
Mark your calendars now and plan ahead to take advantage of our group discounts for one or several of our productions:
HAMLET - A Globe Theatre Production
A raw, thrillingly elemental production of this inexhaustible play, the fullest expression of Shakespeare’s genius. “A stripped-down Hamlet that is fast, fresh, and lucid” (The Daily Telegraph).
Wednesday, Sept 19, 2012
Thursday, Sept 20, 2012
THE CONFERENCE OF THE BIRDS
Based on the poem by Farid Uddi Attar
A theatrical adventure soars in this poignant 12th-century Persian fable about the search for the divine.
Thursday, Nov 8, 2012
Imagine the thrilling grasp for power by a young king whose ambition reaches beyond
his English court to the fields of France.
Thursday, Feb 7, 2013
Thursday, Feb 21, 2013
Cast away on the shores of a distant land, lost lovers and their unruly servants
converge and conspire in this romance-filled comedy.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Thursday, May 23, 2013