Folger Resident Dramaturg Michele Osherow explores the history of ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor,’ the wit of its wives, and the far-out 1970s setting of Folger Theatre’s production.
On November 22, 2019, Classical WETA host James Jacobs gave a presentation exploring the historic rivalry of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Salieri. This talk was part of our Folger Friday series. Listen to the recorded talk or read the transcript below.
Costume designer and long-time Folger collaborator Mariah Anzaldo Hale’s guides us through the costume journey of Constanze Weber through the first act of the play.
Wig designer Dori Beau Seigneur takes us through the process of fashioning the fabulous hair currently being sported on the Folger stage.
Amadeus director Richard Clifford’s took the time to answer some quick questions about his history with Peter Shaffer’s musical masterwork and what’s in store on the Folger stage.
Explore Folger Theatre’s gallery for a sneak peek at Amadeus’ first read-through.