Tickets for Folger programs are available online, by phone, and in person. Visit our online calendar to see the list of all upcoming events and to purchase tickets. Accessibility information is available at the bottom of this page.

How to buy tickets

You can buy tickets online for all Folger performances.
Discounts for students, educators, senior citizens, members of the military, and groups of 10 or more are not available for online purchases. To apply any of these discounts, please call our box office at (202) 544-7077 where a box office associate would be happy to help you. 
By phone

Call the Folger box office at (202) 544-7077.

Regular telephone hours
12pm – 5pm, Monday through Saturday
The Folger box office is located in the theater lobby at the Third Street entrance of the building.
Regular hours
12pm – 5pm, Monday through Saturday
Extended hours
On evenings with performances, the box office window reopens one hour before the performance start time, at the performance venue.
Tickets purchased one week or less before an event will be held automatically. 
We manage our accounts through the Tessitura ticketing system. Create your account today for the best possible customer service. 
Children under the age of four are not permitted in the theater.
All ticket sales are final. There are no refunds except in the event of a cancelation. Programs and artists are subject to change.


The Folger works diligently to meet the needs of all of our guests, including accessible seating, assisted listening devices, and open-captioned performances.


Subscription packages are available for Folger Theatre, Folger Consort, the O.B. Hardison Poetry Series, and select pre-performance discussions. Subscribers enjoy significant savings, great seats, and exclusive benefits.

Groups Tickets

Groups of 10 or more receive discounts on tickets to most programs. Groups must purchase tickets in advance by calling the box office at (202) 544-7077 or by e-mailing