Folger Theater

Row 1

201 E Capitol St SE (at 3rd St SE)
Washington, DC 20003

Foursquare Tips

  • Lots of discounts available: under 35, student, educator, rush, standing. Plus, nearly every seat is good.
  • Cheap food/drinks and they let you take the bottled water into the theater.
  • Great moments!
  • Shakespeare. Duh?
  • An overlooked attraction. Lots of great information and fun events for everyone from kids to diehard Shakespeare enthusiasts.
  • Every show here is top quality and enjoyable. My wife has been working here as a costumer for many years, and she loves it. The recent renovations are a big improvement with seat comfort especially.
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  • Great student discounts. Call ahead or go to the box office for those.
  • An exact replica of the Globe in London. Great for watching original Shakespeare pieces.
  • We took a part in Shakespeare's festival. Had so much fun!
  • Authentic Elizabethan theater
  • Foremost venue for Shakespearean dramas and literature
  • Julius Caesar play
  • Standing room slots go on sale one hour before a sold-out show. Add your name to the list and enjoy the library's exhibits or the gift shop while you're waiting.
  • Great traditional theater space. Especially enjoyed the performances of Henry VIII and Othello.
  • Great place to be on a Sunday afternoon,