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Louis Butelli and Robert Richmond: Talking Twelfth Night

Hello again from your pal Louis Butelli. I’ll be playing Nym in Henry V and Feste in Twelfth Night later this season at the Folger. It’s a wealth of riches here at the Folger Production Diary, where I’ve been asked to do a couple of entries to go alongside Jay Dunn’s incredible account of putting… Continue Reading »



Jay Dunn’s Rehearsal Diary: Devised Theater and Murmuration

First Day of Rehearsal – September 25 I thought I’d start off the second blog post by introducing myself. My name is Jay Dunn and I am an actor in The Conference of the Birds, playing October 23 to November 25 at, you guessed it, The Folger Theatre. I’ve been asked to do some reporting… Continue Reading »


Already a Wow – Design Team & 1st Read-Through

With the upcoming production of The Conference of the Birds on the horizon, actor Jay Dunn was kind enough to agree to write a series of blog posts throughout the rehearsal process to give our readers a bit of a behind-the-scenes look into the mounting of this imaginative and creative production. The following, is Jay’s first entry taken… Continue Reading »


Louis Butelli: Talking Henry V (Pre-Blog Part II)

Hello again from Louis Butelli, your peripatetic pre-blogger, soon to be appearing at the Folger Theatre in Henry V and Twelfth Night. I write to you now from historic Columbia, South Carolina, where I have come to visit my friend and collaborator, director Robert Richmond. Robert is on faculty at University of South Carolina’s Department… Continue Reading »


Louis Butelli: Pre-Blogging Diary, Part I

Hello, there! My name is Louis Butelli, and I’ll be performing in two shows this 2012/13 season at the Folger Theatre. First up, I’ll play Nym in Henry V. Then, I’ll play Feste in Twelfth Night. Both will be directed by my dear friend and long-time collaborator, Robert Richmond. Henry V begins performances on January… Continue Reading »