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In the Studio: Recording Julius Caesar

The very talented Robert Richmond (the upcoming Julius Caesar, Richard III, Twelfth Night, Henry V, and Henry VIII) returned to Omega Studios last week along with a cast of Folger favorites to record Julius Caesar in advance of the production opening in October. The recording will be available through the Folger Luminary App, as well as on CD through… Continue Reading »


Ira Glass: “Shakespeare S*cks???”

Hello once again from your friend Louis Butelli. The folks here at the Folger Production Diary have asked me to contribute some late summer entries before rehearsals begin for the Folger’s upcoming production of Julius Caesar: click here for more information on the production. In the meantime…. As a long-time Shakespeare practitioner – nearly 18 years,… Continue Reading »


Folger Talks Preview: Kathryn Will and Shakespeare’s Coat of Arms

Dear Folger Diary Readers, Minions of the Moon, Fellows in Arms, and Excellent Good Friends, With the 2013-2014 Folger Season at an end and the 2014-2015 Season not yet begun, a young girl’s thoughts turn lightly to thoughts of, you guessed it, free summer lectures at the Folger! In the interests of making a July day… Continue Reading »


Zachary Fine: On Staying in the Moment….

Already we are nearing the final few weeks of our run of The Two Gentlemen of Verona and I’m terrified of it coming to an end. Last week we had some of our best shows yet. The work keeps growing and the company continues to deepen our relationship to the story and to each other…. Continue Reading »


Zack Fine: Coming Together After Opening

Sheesh! It’s Monday and it’s our first day off since arriving in DC a week ago to start tech for “Two Gents” at the Folger Theatre. Last I wrote to you I was in the “muckity-muck” of rehearsal. That ‘muckity-muck” continued throughout our week of tech and previews, but finally found it’s breaking point with… Continue Reading »


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