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Words, Words, Words: ‘License to Quill’ by Jacopo della Quercia

Folger Public Programs celebrates bonfire night with our virtual book club, Words, Words, Words. On Thursday, November 5, we will be discussing Jacopo della Quercia’s License to Quill. We’ve compiled some introductory information on this James Bond-inspired Shakespeare thriller.




ENCORES: ‘I Put a Spell on You’ Poetry Reading (2019)

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 by Kiki Petrosino and Annie Finch from the “I Put a Spell on You” poetry reading.


ENCORES: ‘Love’s Labor’s Lost’ produced by Folger Theatre (2019)

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 a clip of ‘Love’s Labor’s Lost’ from Folger Theatre’s 2019 production.


Resource Guide: ‘I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem’

To prepare for the Folger’s Book Club discussion of ‘I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem’ by Maryse Condé, we have pulled together a list of Folger resources related to witchcraft, medicine, and other themes of this award-winning novel.