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Twenty-two years ago the Folger Shakespeare Library invited the late, great actress Lynn Redgrave to share anecdotes from her Shakespeare-steeped family, led by her father, the knighted Britsh acting legend Michael Redgrave. Redgrave then worked to turn that one-night only presentation at the Folger Theatre into her 1994 Tony-nominated one-woman show Shakespeare for my Father. Tonight, the noted Broadway actress Kathleen ... [Read]

Folger's MLK Tribute

Posted by Randy Shulman
January 11, 2012 10:41 AM |
The Folger Shakespeare Library celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with dramatic readings of speeches and poetry, all on the au courant theme of protest. Carlos Parada, Kim Roberts and Dan Vera are among poets who will discuss the significance of protest in their own work and the poetry of others for this free, family-friendly event. Monday, Jan. 16, at ... [Read]