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Setting the Stage for ‘King John’

From the battlefield to the throne room, scenic designer Andrew Cohen offers a glimpse into the inspirations behind the set for Folger Theatre’s King John.


Three Ways to Get Closer to the Drama

Today we look at a few ways audiences can get closer to the action and brush up their Shakespeare before (and during) a performance.



John Jams: Music to Break Your Treaties By

King John is one of Shakespeare’s lesser-known plays, and we can’t wait to share it with you when performances begin this week. To get in the spirit, here’s a playlist of songs that speak to the themes of the play.


Dramaturg’s Notes: King John

olger Resident Dramaturg Michele Osherow introduces us to King John—Shakespeare’s play about the troublesome, Magna-Carta-signing English ruler—before this rarely performed play takes the Folger stage later this month.