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Recommended Reading: ‘Not Just Another Day Off’

A curated list of recommended reading related to ‘Not Just Another Day Off,’ our our annual celebration of the work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. taking place on Monday, January 18, 2021.



ENCORES: ‘Twelfth Night’ produced by Folger Theatre (2013)

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 ‘Twelfth Night’ from Folger Theatre’s 2013 production.


Collection Connections: ‘Hamnet’

Dr. Emma Poltrack shares the Folger collection items she presented on December 3, 2020 as an introduction to ‘Hamnet’ by Maggie O’Farrell.



ENCORES: Emily Dickinson Poetry Reading with Aracelis Girmay (2011)

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 a selection of poems from Aracelis Girmay’s 2011 Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute reading.