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Timon of Athens


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"Undone by goodness..."

 

Fortune strains the bonds of friendship. Timon is a wealthy and popular aristocrat with but one flaw—an excess of generosity. Sparing no expense on lavish parties, expensive gifts, and charity, Timon later suffers a downturn of fortune and friendship. Robert Richmond (Othello, Richard III and Henry V at Folger Theatre) directs Shakespeare’s tragic satire about the fickleness of prosperity, with Helen Hayes Award-winner Ian Merrill Peakes (Othello, Macbeth, Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead at Folger Theatre) in the title role.

 

In collaboration with the Embassy of the United Kingdom as part of the European Month of Culture.

 

Children under the age of four are not permitted in the theater. Every person entering the theatre must have a ticket. 

2017-05-09 19:30:00 2017-06-11 22:00:00 America/New_York Timon of Athens European Union Delegation in the US: Timon of Athens Folger Shakespeare Library, 201 East Capitol Street, SE, Washington, DC European Union Delegation in the US delegation-usa-info@eeas.europa.eu
May 9 - June 11, 2017

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Folger Shakespeare Library,
201 East Capitol Street, SE,
Washington, DC20003
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