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Resource Guide: ‘Hag-Seed’ by Margaret Atwood

On March 4, 2021 the Folger returns to its Virtual Book Club with ‘Hag-Seed’ by Margaret Atwood. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of Folger resources related to this innovative retelling of ‘The Tempest.’


ENCORES: ‘The Bard and The Duke’ Lecture by Maurice Jackson (2017)

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. See an excerpt of Maurice Jackson’s lecture “The Bard and the Duke,” part of our Free Folger Friday series.


Words, Words, Words: ‘Hag-Seed’ by Margaret Atwood

The Folger’s virtual book club, Words, Words, Words continues on Thursday, March 4 with a discussion of Margaret Atwood’s ‘Hag-Seed.’ To get ready for the conversation, we’ve compiled some introductory information on this innovative retelling of Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest.’


ENCORES: ‘As You Like It’ produced by Folger Theatre (2017)

Folger Public Programs presents ENCORES, a weekly online series highlighting past performances and recalling the rich history of programming on the historic Folger stage. See a clip of ‘As You Like It’ from Folger Theatre’s 2017 production.