Cast away on the shores of a distant land, lost lovers and their unruly servants converge and conspire in this romance-filled comedy.

Robert Richmond, here directing one of his favorite comedies, relishes "this play about unconditional, unrequited, and undeserved love. Death, sex, and marriage at Christmas – who could ask for more?"

Read an excerpt from the scholarly essay in the Folger Edition of Twelfth Night.

Visit Folger Digital Texts to view and download a free copy of Twelfth Night.


Tuesday, April 30, 7:30pm
Tickets available one hour prior to the performance; cash only

College Night
Friday, May 10, 8pm
$15 tickets with valid student ID

Pre-Show Talk
Wednesday, May 15, 6:30pm
A scholarly, insightful discussion of the play with Folger Director Michael Witmore. Includes light fare reception. Buy Tickets

Post-Show Talk with Cast
Thursday, May 23
Following the 7:30pm performance

Sunday, June 2, 2pm
Call the box office at 202.544.7077 for details

Pre-Show Talk and Book Party
Saturday, June 8 at noon
Prior to the 2:00pm performance
Enjoy an interactive discussion on Twelfth Night with acclaimed author and Tony Award-nominee Ken Ludwig, followed by a book-signing for his new book, How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare. Reserve your space.