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Resource Guide: ‘Vinegar Girl’ by Anne Tyler

On May 5, 2022 the Folger hosts its Virtual Book Club, featuring a discussion on ‘Vinegar Girl’ by Anne Tyler. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of Folger resources related to the themes found in this contemporary retelling of Shakespeare’s ‘The Taming of the Shrew.’


Words, Words, Words: ‘Vinegar Girl’ by Anne Tyler

The Folger’s virtual book club continues on Thursday, May 5 with a discussion of ‘Vinegar Girl’ by Anne Tyler. To get ready for the conversation, we’ve compiled some introductory information on this contemporary take on Shakespeare’s ‘The Taming of the Shrew’.





Lessing the Divisive: A Brief Critical History of ‘Nathan the Wise’

Folger Theatre is thrilled to return to in-person performances with ‘Nathan the Wise,’ produced in association with Theater J. In this guest post, Theater J Director of Patron Experience Chad Kinsmen introduces us to the play and its controversial history.



ENCORES: ‘Silence and Breath’ with Kazim Ali and Kaveh Akbar (2018)

Folger Public Programs is pleased to present ENCORES, a weekly online series highlighting past performances and recalling the rich history of programming on the historic Folger stage. Enjoy Kazim Ali and Kaveh Akbar reading their poetry as part of ‘Silence and Breath’ (2018).