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Shakespeare in the Caribbean
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Shakespeare in the Caribbean

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Esther French

Roxi Victorian as Hero (center) with the cast of Folger Theatre’s Much Ado About Nothing, a 2009 production inspired by the D.C. Caribbean Carnival. Photo by Carol Pratt. As you’ll hear in this episode of the Folger’s Shakespeare Unlimited podcast, Shakespeare…

The first new Folger Folio (Fourth Folio, that is) in over 80 years
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The first new Folger Folio (Fourth Folio, that is) in over 80 years

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Caroline Duroselle-Melish

This copy of the Fourth Folio, published in 1685, is the first Shakespeare Folio to be added to the Folger Shakespeare Library collection since the days of our founders, Henry Folger (1857-1930) and Emily Folger (1858-1936). The collection now holds…

What makes a Shakespearean actor truly great?
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What makes a Shakespearean actor truly great?

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Esther French

A recent episode of the Folger’s Shakespeare Unlimited podcast offers an interesting interview with British Shakespearean scholar and author Stanley Wells. At the heart of that conversation, one might say, is a simple question. For all the contributions of directors…

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