The Folger Spotlight
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'Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow' Resource Guide
Folger resources related to Shakespeare and digital technologies to accompany our discussion of Gabrielle Zevin’s novel.
Searching for Shakespeare: April 24 - 30
It’s the final week of the Folger’s Searching for Shakespeare festival!
About 'Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow' by Gabrielle Zevin
Introductory information on the May 2023 Folger Book Club selection, Gabrielle Zevin’s exploration of gaming, grief, and collaboration.
Searching for Shakespeare: April 17 - 23
This week, visit the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library to see a performance and visit the First Folio! Plus, the citywide scavenger hunt continues.
"To preserve the memorie": Cocktails inspired by the Folger Collection
Mixology is back! Join us as we explore memory, preservation, and (of course!) cocktails in the three-part blog series ‘Mixology and Memorie.’”
Searching for Shakespeare: April 10 - 16
Our citywide Searching for Shakespeare festival continues! Check out this week’s programs and performances.
Searching for Shakespeare: April 1 - 9
We’re celebrating Shakespeare in all 8 wards of DC. Check out this week’s programs and performances.
Collection Connections: ‘A Tip for the Hangman' by Allison Epstein
We revisit the March 2023 presentation by Abner Aldarondo about the ciphers and censorship related to A Tip for the Hangman by Allison Epstein.
'A Tip for the Hangman' Resource Guide
Folger resources related to espionage and Christopher “Kit” Marlowe to accompany our discussion of Allison Epstein’s novel.
About 'A Tip for the Hangman' by Allison Epstein
Introductory information on the March 2023 Folger Book Club selection, Allison Epstein’s exploration of Elizabethan London and espionage.
Collection Connections: ‘Booth' by Karen Joy Fowler
We revisit the February 2023 presentation by David McKenzie about the Booth family and 19th-century performance as depicted in Booth by Karen Joy Fowler.
'Booth' Resource Guide
Folger resources related to Folger resources related to 19th-century Shakespeare performance and the Booth family to accompany the February 2023 book club discussion of Booth.