Folger Elizabethan Theatre

Take a glimpse into the illustrious world of Shakespeare at Folger Elizabethan Theatre. Student and scout groups can tour the three-tiered theatre to learn more about the great playwright, William Shakespeare. Groups can attend a matinee of a show like A Midsummer’s Night Dream, complete with pre- and post- show materials. Workshops enable groups to unlock Shakespeare’s language through drama. Explore a theme through Shakespeare’s words, or learn to speak insults and compliments. School residencies and student festival information is available online. 

Contact Info
Address: 201 East Capitol Street SE, Washington, D.C. 20003. Tel: 202-544-4600. Website: Hrs: Vary.

Trip Info
Grade Level: 2nd-12th. Activity Type: Guided Activities, Performances, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Fee. 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Language Arts, Performing Arts.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Language Arts, Performing Arts. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Theater Lesson Plan

Throughout the ages, theater has been used to record history, depict religious stories, spread information and more. When visiting the theater, discuss what jobs people can have at the theater and the process of producing a stage play.... Continue