“The Folger has emerged as a wonderfully receptive staging ground for innovative approaches to the classics.” – Peter Marks, The Washington Post
Folger Shakespeare Library is the authority on Shakespeare research, the world’s largest Shakespeare library, and a national leader in performance related to Shakespeare’s works.
Folger Theatre is at the intersection of all the great work of the Folger and shines as the preeminent showcase for the performing arts at this world class cultural institution.
Folger Theatre has staged more than 94 plays since being reactivated in 1991. Folger Theatre has been honored by the Helen Hayes Awards committee with 158 nominations and 31 awards for excellence in acting, direction, design, and production. They have received the Outstanding Resident Play Award for four productions in the past number of seasons: Measure for Measure, Hamlet, The Taming of the Shrew, and Sense and Sensibility.
Folger Theatre has seven fully dramatized Shakespeare audio books available through Simon and Schuster.
For detailed information about the history of Folger Theatre, visit Folgerpedia.
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