Creating The Playhouse: Setting the Stage for A Midsummer Night’s Dream

at The Playhouse at the National Building Museum

Monday, July 18, 2022, 6:30 pm
National Building Museum
TICKETS:
$15, with discounts available

Learn about the National Building Museum’s latest iteration of its Summer Block Party The Playhouse, presented with Folger Shakespeare Library, in association with the University of South Carolina. Aileen Fuchs, Museum president and executive director, and Karen Ann Daniels, Folger Theatre artistic director, lead a lively conversation about the creation and activation of the Festival Stage within the Museum’s Great Hall, while Jim Hunter, stage developer, offers insight into the unique challenges and exciting opportunities afforded by the project. This program takes place on the Festival Stage, the centerpiece of the Museum’s Summer Block Party The Playhouse, and will be followed by a public reception.

Masks are required in the theater.

The National Building Museum and the Folger Shakespeare Library, in association with the University of South Carolina, are partnering this summer to present The Playhouse. Starting on Friday, July 1–and running through August 28, 2022–visitors can step back in time with the Bard for the latest iteration of the Museum’s Summer Block Party.

Please note: online ticket sales end at midnight on July 17. Availability permitting, tickets can be purchased day-of at the door.

$10 Museum Member / FREE Student / $15 Non-member