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Director's notes

Insights from the directors of Folger Theatre productions
Director's Notes: 1 Henry IV
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Director's Notes: 1 Henry IV

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Folger Theatre’s 2019/20 season begins with 1 Henry IV. Acclaimed director Rosa Joshi shares what excites her about bringing Shakespeare’s vibrant history to life on the Folger stage.

Director's Notes: Saint Joan
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Director's Notes: Saint Joan

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Director Eric Tucker has been called “the best classical director in America” by The Wall Street Journal.  Read what he has to say about this production of Saint Joan, which is on at Folger Theatre through June 10.

Director's Notes: The Way of the World
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Director's Notes: The Way of the World

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Find out what drew one of Newsweek’s 150 Fearless Women in the World to Congreve’s Restoration classic.

The Second Shepherds' Play Director's Notes
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The Second Shepherds' Play Director's Notes

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emma poltrack

But what exactly IS The Second Shepherds’ Play? Continuing with our countdown to the first performance on November 27th, here are some thoughts on the play from adaptor/director Mary Hall Surface, including why she chose to this story to adapt and what makes this medieval…

Sense & Sensibility Director's Notes
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Sense & Sensibility Director's Notes

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From Sense & Sensibility Director Eric Tucker:  Eric Tucker. Jane Austen would love Facebook. She would spend endless hours tweeting her friends all about Edward Ferrars’ newest waistcoat. She’d Instagram and Snapchat her way through London society. She’d thoroughly enjoy…