Folger Resident Dramaturg Michele Osherow explores the history of ‘The Merry Wives of Windsor,’ the wit of its wives, and the far-out 1970s setting of Folger Theatre’s production.
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On November 22, 2019, Classical WETA host James Jacobs gave a presentation exploring the historic rivalry of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Salieri. This talk was part of our Folger Friday series. Listen to the recorded talk or read the transcript below.
Costume designer and long-time Folger collaborator Mariah Anzaldo Hale’s guides us through the costume journey of Constanze Weber through the first act of the play.
Wig designer Dori Beau Seigneur takes us through the process of fashioning the fabulous hair currently being sported on the Folger stage.
Amadeus director Richard Clifford’s took the time to answer some quick questions about his history with Peter Shaffer’s musical masterwork and what’s in store on the Folger stage.
Folger Theatre’s ‘1 Henry IV’ closes on Sunday. We celebrate the end of this “must-see” production by chatting with actor and fight choreographer U. Jonathan Toppo.
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.
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.
Milliner Adelle Gresock describes below how she created the fabulous chapeaux seen in ‘Nell Gwynn.’
Nell Gwynn offers a glimpse into the boisterous world of Restoration theater and the true story of one of its most famous heroines—but another compelling tale is that of ‘The Country Gentleman’ and its scandal.