King John Special Performances

Upcoming

Free Folger Fridays
Pre-show talks and other events related to Folger Theatre productions and to the exhibitions in the Great Hall.


Pay-What-You-Will
Tuesday October 23, 7:30pm
Tickets available beginning at 5pm at the box office window; limit one ticket per person.


Stage Director Talk
Thursday October 25, 6:30pm
Join King John director Aaron Posner for a backstage look at the production. Wine and lite fare reception included. Tickets are $20.

College Night
Friday October 26, 8pm
$15 tickets available for college students with valid ID. Call the box office or visit us in person to purchase your ticket in advance.

Brews and Banter
Thursday November 1, 6:30pm
Enjoy craft brews from Bluejacket Brewery at this casual behind-the-scenes conversation with actors from King John. Beer and light fare reception included. Tickets are $15. 

Folger Friday: What's Your Poison?
Friday November 2, 6:30pm
Did you know King John met his end when he was poisoned by a monk? Avoid the same mistake and school yourself on some of the most dastardly crimes of the early modern era. Enjoy whodunit activities and wicked sweet surprises before the evening's performance. Tickets are $15.

Pre-Show Talk
Wednesday November 7, 6:30pm
Folger Shakespeare Library Director Michael Witmore shares his perspective on King John in an insightful pre-performance discussion. Wine and lite fare reception included. Tickets are $20.

Post-Show Talk with Cast
Thursday November 15, following the 7:30pm performance.
Join members of the cast for a post-show discussion about the play moderated by Resident Dramaturg, Michele Osherow. Free

Free Folger Friday: The Lion in Winter
Friday November 16, 5:30pm
Join us for a staged reading of selected scenes from The Lion in Winter by James Goldman with a cast of local favorites directed by Pete Danelski. This staged reading is free, though reservations are requested.

Open-Captioned
Sunday November 25, 2pm
Call the box office at (202) 544-7077 for details.
Folger Theatre's open-captioned performances are generously sponsored by Vinton and Sigrid Cerf.

Open-Captioned
Sunday November 25, 7pm
Call the box office at (202) 544-7077 for details.
Folger Theatre's open-captioned performances are generously sponsored by Vinton and Sigrid Cerf.

Free Folger Friday: King John On Stage and Screen
Friday November 30, 6:00pm
Dr. Michael Anderegg discusses the history of King John on screen, the first Shakespeare play to ever be recorded on film. This lecture is free, though reservations are requested.