Folger Theatre produces East Coast premiere of Jessica Swale’s comedy about the Restoration stage Nell Gwynn

(Washington, D.C.) – Behold the year of the woman: 1665. Folger Theatre continues its 2018/19 season of characters who “shake the world” with Nell Gwynn, the Olivier Award-winning 2016 comedy from London about one of the first women to perform … Continue reading Folger Theatre produces East Coast premiere of Jessica Swale’s comedy about the Restoration stage Nell Gwynn

Folger Theatre Opens the 2014/15 Season with Julius Caesar

Robert Richmond to direct Anthony Cochrane, Maurice Jones, Louis Butelli, Michael Sharon, and others in Shakespeare’s political thriller. Folger Theatre launches its 2014/15 season in Rome with William Shakespeare’s enduring political tragedy, Julius Caesar from October 28 – December 7, 2014. Robert Richmond (Richard III and Henry V at Folger) directs the epic portrait of the battle between ambition and honor, conspiracy and loyalty, leading an outstanding ensemble including Anthony Cochrane (Broadway’s War Horse and Folger’s Henry VIII) as the honorable Marcus Brutus, and Maurice Jones, making his Folger Theatre debut as Caesar’s closest ally, Mark Antony. When Julius Caesar returns … Continue reading Folger Theatre Opens the 2014/15 Season with Julius Caesar