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Julius Caesar Audio Recording Post-Production Photos
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Julius Caesar Audio Recording Post-Production Photos

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Katharine Pitt

We recently returned to Omega Studios for post-production on the audio recording of Julius Caesar. The recording will be available through the Folger Luminary App, as well as on CD through Simon and Schuster audio. You can learn more and purchase…

Video Postcard from Robert Richmond - Director of the Folger Theatre's "Julius Caesar" - in Stratford-upon-Avon
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Video Postcard from Robert Richmond - Director of the Folger Theatre's "Julius Caesar" - in Stratford-upon-Avon

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Katharine Pitt

Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend him your ears! In this video postcard from Stratford-upon-Avon, Julius Caesar Director Robert Richmond describes his vision and gives us a glimpse into his travels for the upcoming production.Robert Richmond has directed six plays for Folger Theatre,…

Backstage Photos from the Folger Theatre 2014-2015 Season Photoshoot
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Backstage Photos from the Folger Theatre 2014-2015 Season Photoshoot

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Katharine Pitt
Macbeth at Carter Barron: The Sleeping and the Dead are but as (Motion) Pictures
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Macbeth at Carter Barron: The Sleeping and the Dead are but as (Motion) Pictures

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Katharine Pitt

The sleeping and the dead are but as pictures.’Tis the eye of childhood that fears a painted devil.  (Macbeth, 2.2.58)Folger Theatre has been invited by the National Park Service to screen our 2008 production of Macbeth this Saturday at dusk in the Carter Barron…

In the Studio: Recording Julius Caesar
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In the Studio: Recording Julius Caesar

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Katharine Pitt

The very talented Robert Richmond (the upcoming Julius Caesar, Richard III, Twelfth Night, Henry V, and Henry VIII) returned to Omega Studios last week along with a cast of Folger favorites to record Julius Caesar in advance of the production opening in October.…

Ira Glass: "Shakespeare S*cks???"
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Ira Glass: "Shakespeare S*cks???"

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Louis Butelli

Your friendly neighborhood blogger, Louis Butelli. Hello once again from your friend Louis Butelli. The folks here at the Folger Production Diary have asked me to contribute some late summer entries before rehearsals begin for the Folger’s upcoming production of…

Folger Talks Preview: Kathryn Will and Shakespeare's Coat of Arms
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Folger Talks Preview: Kathryn Will and Shakespeare's Coat of Arms

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Katharine Pitt

Dear Folger Diary Readers, Minions of the Moon, Fellows in Arms, and Excellent Good Friends, I like this place and willingly could waste my time in it… With the 2013-2014 Folger Season at an end and the 2014-2015 Season not yet…

Zachary Fine: On Staying in the Moment....
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Zachary Fine: On Staying in the Moment....

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Zack Fine

He not only plays one of the “two gents…” Zachary Fine also plays Crab the dog. Photo by Teresa Wood. Already we are nearing the final few weeks of our run of The Two Gentlemen of Verona and I’m terrified…

Zack Fine: Coming Together After Opening
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Zack Fine: Coming Together After Opening

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Zack Fine

Zack Fine as Valentine in “Two Gents” at Folger Theatre. Photo by Teresa Wood. Sheesh! It’s Monday and it’s our first day off since arriving in DC a week ago to start tech for “Two Gents” at the Folger Theatre.…

Zack Fine: In the "Muckity-Muck" of Two Gents
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Zack Fine: In the "Muckity-Muck" of Two Gents

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Zack Fine

Well, what is there to say but that we are in the thick of it all for The Two Gentlemen of Verona (beginning April 17)…there is a mess to making things and right about now I feel like I’m in…

Introducing: Zack Fine of "Two Gents"
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Introducing: Zack Fine of "Two Gents"

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Zack Fine

Hello Folgerites and Folgerians! My name is Zack Fine and I will be your waiter…I mean your blogger. Thanks for clicking on me. I’m single and looking for a deep connection…oh wait, it’s not that type of blog. Or is…

Long Runs, Mixing it Up, & Joltin' Joe
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Long Runs, Mixing it Up, & Joltin' Joe

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Drew Cortese

Drew Cortese as Richard III. Photo by Carol Rosegg. A play is a living, breathing organism. It grows, changes, adapts. The story becomes richer as our time inhabiting these imagined lives increases and our understanding of the created world deepens. Show after…

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