The Winter's Tale

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Aaron Posner
March 13 – April 22, 2018
Folger Theatre
TICKETS:
$35-$79

Overview

“Awake Your Faith”

Peace in the exotic kingdoms of Sicilia and Bohemia is ruptured by jealousy. Convinced of his wife’s unfaithfulness, with his friend Polixenes, Leontes plots murder, subjects Hermione, great with child, to public ridicule, and then casts out his baby daughter. With the passage of time comes realization, revelation, and redemption—and a new union between the families. This fanciful romance is testament to Shakespeare’s ability to weave a spellbinding story. 

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Who's Who

Old Shepherd
Hermione
Musician
Autolycus
Storyteller
Florizell
Musician
Young Shepherd, Musician
Leontes
Director
Scenic Design
Costume Design
Lighting Design
Sound Design
Resident Dramaturg
New York Casting
Production Stage Manager
Assistant Stage Manager