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Acting For Others Announce Over  150,000 Has Been Raised At This Year's One Night Only At The IvyActing For Others Announce Over 150,000 Has Been Raised At This Year's One Night Only At The Ivy
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Theatrical charity Acting for Others announces that over 150,000 has been raised at this year's One Night Only at The Ivy setting the record for the highest amount raised from this event. Stars of the stage and screen swapped their costumes for aprons and served diners across two sittings at The Ivy, world-renowned for their unfaltering impeccable service. Heading up the waiting staff this year to ply their trades in bartending, waiting tables, manning cloakrooms and welcoming guests were Noma Dumezweni, Arlene Phillips and Freddie Fox. (more...)

Derek Jacobi and Richard Clifford to Lead World Premiere of MEASURE + DIDO Celebrating Shakespeare
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

Renowned actor Derek Jacobi stars with actor/director Richard Clifford and the acclaimed early musicians of Washington DC's Folger Consort in the world premiere performances of MEASURE + DIDO, celebrating the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's legacy. Presented by NapaShakes and Folger Shakespeare Library, this extraordinary production combines dramatic readings of William Shakespeare's Measure for Measure with excerpts from Henry Purcell's chamber opera Dido and Aeneas to create a perfect depiction of the ecstasy and excesses of love. With a cast of 27 including Peter Becker (baritone), Molly Quinn (soprano), and Emily Noel (soprano), don't miss the first performances of this historic pairing of two monumental works, starring one of the world's most respected and beloved actors, before it moves to the Eisenhower Theater at Washington, DC's Kennedy Center in October. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 3/01/2015
by BWW - Mar 1, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/01/2015 for Washington, DC (more...)

Folger Consort Presents THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, MUSIC AND POETRY OF SHAKESPEARE'S PLAY Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

Folger Consort, the early music ensemble in residence at Folger Shakespeare Library, presents a one-night only performance of The Merchant of Venice: Music and Poetry of Shakespeare's Play at the Music Center at Strathmore tonight, February 27, 2015 at 8pm. The concert is the fourth production in Folger Consort's 2014/15 season, Pictures at an Exhibition (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 2/22/2015
by BWW - Feb 22, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/22/2015 for Washington, DC (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 2/15/2015
by BWW - Feb 15, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/15/2015 for Washington, DC (more...)

Folger Consort to Present THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, MUSIC AND POETRY OF SHAKESPEARE'S PLAY, 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

Folger Consort, the early music ensemble in residence at Folger Shakespeare Library, presents a one-night only performance of The Merchant of Venice: Music and Poetry of Shakespeare's Play at the Music Center at Strathmore on Friday, February 27, 2015 at 8pm. The concert is the fourth production in Folger Consort's 2014/15 season, Pictures at an Exhibition. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 2/08/2015
by BWW - Feb 8, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/08/2015 for Washington, DC (more...)

BWW Reviews: Twyford and Norris Rule as Rival Queens in Folger Theatre's Superb MARY STUART
by Jeffrey Walker - Feb 5, 2015

MARY STUART at Folger Theatre is a must see production. As directed by Richard Clifford and featuring the dual leading ladies Kate Eastwood Norris and Holly Twyford, this is a show that catches lightning as only live theatre can do. This is not a documentary, however, it is vibrant, exciting, intriguing theatre presented by artists at the top of their game. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 2/01/2015
by BWW - Feb 1, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/01/2015 for Washington, DC (more...)

Kate Eastwood Norris and Holly Twyford Star in MARY STUART at the Folger, Now thru 3/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

England's most storied rivalry takes center stage at Folger Theatre in Friedrich Schiller's classic drama Mary Stuart from tonight, January 27- March 8, 2015. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 1/25/2015
by BWW - Jan 25, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/25/2015 for Washington, DC (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 1/18/2015
by BWW - Jan 18, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/18/2015 for Washington, DC (more...)

Kate Eastwood Norris and Holly Twyford to Star in MARY STUART at the Folger, 1/27-3/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

England's most storied rivalry takes center stage at Folger Theatre in Friedrich Schiller's classic drama Mary Stuart from January 27- March 8, 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Joseph Marcell & More in Folger Theatre's KING LEAR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Folger Theatre continues its relationship with Shakespeare's Globe in London with the touring production of KING LEAR, continuing in D.C. for a limited engagement through September 21. Directed by Bill Buckhurst, the acclaimed production has toured for months in the UK, Europe, and Asia. The Folger will be its debut here in the States. Check out a first look at the production below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes with Joseph Marcell and More in The Globe's KING LEAR, Coming to D.C.'s Folger Theatre
by Stage Tube - Aug 6, 2014

Folger Theatre continues its relationship with Shakespeare's Globe in London with the touring production of KING LEAR, coming to D.C. for a limited engagement of 18 performances, September 5 - 21. Directed by Bill Buckhurst, the acclaimed production has toured for months in the UK, Europe, and Asia. The Folger will be its debut here in the States. Click below to go behind the scenes with the cast and creative team! (more...)

Chichester's Festival Theatre Reopens With AMADEUS, Starring Rupert Everett, Jul 12-Aug 2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2014

Chichester's Festival Theatre reopens in July with a new production of Amadeus, featuring West End and Hollywood star Rupert Everett alongside acclaimed young actor Joshua McGuire. (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe Brings HAMLET to Folger Theatre This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

The London-based Shakespeare's Globe will bring their global touring production of William Shakespeare's Hamlet to Folger Theatre for three performances only this weekend, July 25 and 26, 2014, making it the only east coast stop for the company in the United States. Directed by Dominic Dromgoole and Bill Buckhurst, the production is a fresh, pared-down version of the classic tragedy of deferred revenge. (more...)

Shakespeare's Globe Brings HAMLET to Folger Theatre's 2014-15 Season, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Folger Theatre Artistic Producer Janet Alexander Griffin previously announced the 2014/15 season. With six full Shakespeare productions on stage at the Folger to celebrate the Bard's 450th, Folger Theatre will start the upcoming season with two special, limited engagements by London's Shakespeare's Globe. (more...)

Chichester's Festival Theatre Reopens With AMADEUS, Starring Rupert Everett, Now thru Aug 2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2014

Chichester's Festival Theatre reopens today with a new production of Amadeus, featuring West End and Hollywood star Rupert Everett alongside acclaimed young actor Joshua McGuire. (more...)

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