The Second Shepherds’ Play

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About This Show

This magical retelling of the Nativity story combines beautiful music and a moving story for the holiday season. Folger Consort, the award-winning early music ensemble in residence at the Folger Shakespeare Library, performs festive medieval English tunes against the backdrop of this engaging mystery play adapted by Mary Hall Surface (LIFT: Icarus and Me and Goodnight Moon). Set in the English countryside, The Second Shepherds’ Play beautifully weaves together the stories of the shepherds, a sheep thief and his cunning wife, and the miracle in a humble manger in Bethlehem.

Show Details

Dates: Opening Night: November 27, 2016 Final Performance: December 18, 2016
Location: Folger Theatre, Washington, DC

201 E Capitol St SE,



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Theatermania Review

| | December 6, 2016
The Folger Shakespeare Theatre reaches back in time to celebrate Christmas.

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