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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 »


Zack Fine: In the “Muckity-Muck” of Two Gents

Well, what is there to say but that we are in the thick of it all for The Two Gentlemen of Verona (beginning April 17)…there is a mess to making things and right about now I feel like I’m in the eye of the mess. So much so that it’s hard to see where the… Continue Reading »


Introducing: Zack Fine of “Two Gents”

Hello Folgerites and Folgerians! My name is Zack Fine and I will be your waiter…I mean your blogger. Thanks for clicking on me. I’m single and looking for a deep connection…oh wait, it’s not that type of blog. Or is it? Maybe. I’ve never really online-dated, but this might just be our chance to experience… Continue Reading »


Long Runs, Mixing it Up, & Joltin’ Joe

A play is a living, breathing organism. It grows, changes, adapts. The story becomes richer as our time inhabiting these imagined lives increases and our understanding of the created world deepens. Show after show, the challenge is to keep making those discoveries that keep things fresh and immediate, while always maintaining the integrity of the piece. A month… Continue Reading »