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Basset, anyone?
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Basset, anyone?

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Emily Trask

Recently, a handful of brave cast members, as well as the director, stage manager, and dialect coach of The Gaming Table all bellied up to that titular table to learn how to play Basset. Why Basset, you ask? And why did…

Game On!
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Game On!

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Emily Trask

We are halfway through our first week of rehearsals for The Gaming Table, and it’s already too much fun not to share. So without further ado… Welcome to the Folger Theatre Production Diary for Susanna Centlivre’s The Gaming Table (originally titled The Basset Table), brought…

Fare Thee Well
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Fare Thee Well

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Louis Butelli

Hi there! It’s Louis Butelli, from Folger’s Othello, writing to you one last time. As they say, all good things must come to an end. I’m fairly certain they weren’t referring to this blog when they said it, but, regardless,…

Vault Tour II and Closing Night
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Vault Tour II and Closing Night

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Louis Butelli

Hello again from your blogfriend Louis Butelli, lately of Folger Theatre’s Othello. I am very, very pleased to report the following couple of things! 1. We had an incredible closing night this past Sunday. We were sold to the rafters…

Terms of the Search
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Terms of the Search

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Louis Butelli

Hey there, blogfriends! It’s me, Louis Butelli. I play Roderigo in Folger Theatre’s production of Othello, which just closed on Sunday. The play may be over, but you haven’t heard the last from me. This is just a quick note to…

Recording Othello
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Recording Othello

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Louis Butelli

Hi from your pal Louis Butelli, aka Roderigo in Folger Theatre’s production of Othello. We’re heading into our final weekend of performances: the show must close this Sunday, December 4th. So if you’ve been thinking about picking up tickets to see…

Ten Questions: Janie Brookshire
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Ten Questions: Janie Brookshire

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Louis Butelli

Hello again from Louis Butelli, Roderigo in Folger Theatre’s Othello. You’ve got just eight more chances to see the show—we must close on December 4th! I’ve got a tasty little treat for you today. Janie Brookshire, who plays Desdemona in Othello,…

Rituals and Repetition
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Rituals and Repetition

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Louis Butelli

Well, hello there! My name is Louis Butelli, and I play Roderigo in Folger Theatre’s production of Othello, running now until December 4. Won’t you come and see us? Tonight, we are going to undertake performance #40 of our show.…

Shakespeare Changes Your Brain!
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Shakespeare Changes Your Brain!

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Louis Butelli

Hello from your pal Louis, aka Roderigo in Folger Theatre’s production of Othello. I recently came across an article that has haunted me and stayed with me for the past several days, so I thought I would pass along some…

Questions, Answers, and "Yoda"
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Questions, Answers, and "Yoda"

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Louis Butelli

Well, hello there, dear blogfriends. It’s your pal Louis, Roderigo in Folger Theatre’s Othello, coming at you with another blog post. One of the things the Folger Theatre does in association with its productions is conduct post-show discussions with students…

A Tour of the Vault!
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A Tour of the Vault!

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Louis Butelli

“When I was young and first read ‘OTHELLO,’ I thought the character of RODERIGO of little importance; it seemed introduced merely to fill up those vacancies of action which might otherwise have remained unemployed.” Hey, blogfriends! It’s your pal Louis,…

More Music Video Than MTV
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More Music Video Than MTV

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Louis Butelli

Well, hey there, blogfriends! It’s Louis, Roderigo in Folger Theatre’s Othello, coming at you once again. Please forgive me for going quiet on you for a few days. As you may have heard, Othello has officially opened! On October 24, we…

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