The Way of the World Special Performances


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

Tuesday January 9, 7:30pm
Tickets available beginning at 5pm at the box office window; limit one ticket per person.

Stage Director Talk
Thursday January 11, 6:30pm
Join The Way of the World director Theresa Rebeck for a backstage look at the production. Tickets are $20.

College Night
Friday January 12, 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.

Free Folger Friday: Bernhardt/Hamlet
Friday January 19, 5pm
Join us for a staged reading of Bernhardt/Hamlet, a new play written and directed by Theresa Rebeck and featuring Holly Twyford as Sarah Bernhardt. Free, reservations requested.

Pre-Show Talk
Wednesday January 24, 6:30pm
Folger Shakespeare Library Director Michael Witmore shares his perspective on The Way of the World in an insightful pre-performance discussion. Wine and light fare reception included. Tickets are $20.

Brews and Banter
Friday January 26, 6:30pm
Enjoy craft brews from Bluejacket Brewery at this casual behind-the-scenes conversation with The Way of the World cast members. Beer and light fare reception included. Tickets are $20.

Post-Show Talk with Cast
Thursday February 1, 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: Class and Culture in the Early Modern Dining Room
Friday February 9, 6pm
Dining, drinking, and setting the table have always been signifiers of class and culture. Learn more about how and why. Free, reservations are requested.

Sunday February 11, 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.