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ENCORES: ‘1 Henry IV’ performed by Folger Theatre (2019)

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 ‘1 Henry IV’ from Folger Theatre’s 2019 production.


Resource Guide: ‘A Bright Ray of Darkness’ by Ethan Hawke

On April 1, 2021 the Folger hosts its Virtual Book Club, featuring a discussion on ‘A Bright Ray of Darkness’ by Ethan Hawke. To prepare for the discussion, we have pulled together a list of Folger resources related to Shakespeare’s ‘Henry IV’ plays, the performance of which forms the background of Hawke’s novel.



The Boar’s Head Jukebox: A Playlist Inspired by ‘1 Henry IV’

Folger Theatre is getting ready to begin its 2019/20 season with 1 Henry IV. Part epic history, part raucous comedy, and part poignant coming-of-age tale. Get in the spirit(s) with our playlist of songs meant to introduce you to the characters and guide you through the world of 1 Henry IV.


Director’s Notes: 1 Henry IV

Folger Theatre’s 2019/20 season begins with 1 Henry IV. Acclaimed director Rosa Joshi shares what excites her about bringing Shakespeare’s vibrant history to life on the Folger stage.