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 Sharon Olds sharing a selection of her poems from 2016 reading.
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Enjoy a performance of ‘The Bourson Street Parade’ by th Liberty Brass Band, part of Free Folger Friday: Jazz Funeral for Shakespeare (2016).
Folger Public Programs is pleased to present ENCORES. Listen as Folger Consort performs ‘Clear or Cloudy’ from its 2012 concert ‘London: Music from the City of Shakespeare.’
Folger Public Programs is pleased to present ENCORES. Enjoy a selection from Folger Theatre’s 2019 production of ‘1 Henry IV.’
Enjoy readings celebrating the work of Seamus Heaney from 1991 and 2014, featuring Seamus Heaney and Eamon Grennan.
On April 1, 2021 the Folger hosts a discussion on ‘A Bright Ray of Darkness’ by Ethan Hawke. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of Folger resources related to Shakespeare’s ‘Henry IV’ plays, the performance of which forms the background of Hawke’s novel.
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. This week, enjoy a selection from Folger Theatre’s ‘Sense and Sensibility’ (2016).
The Folger’s virtual book club, Words, Words, Words continues on Thursday, April 1 with a discussion of Ethan Hawke’s ‘A Bright Ray of Darkness.’ To get ready for the conversation, we’ve compiled some introductory information on this compelling story of a young actor balancing the dissolution of his marriage with work on Shakespeare’s Henry IV pt. 1.
Dr. Emma Poltrack shares the Folger collection items she presented on March 4, 2021 as an introduction to ‘Hag-Seed’ by Margaret Atwood.
To accompany our discussion of Margaret Atwood’s ‘Hag-Seed’, Dr. Laura Louise Nicklin (University of Wolverhampton) shares insights from her ethnographic research on Shakespeare programs in US prisons.