Free Folger Friday: Pop-Up Exhibition (2019)
Free Folger Friday: Pop-Up Exhibition, one of the Talks and Screenings at the Folger, was held in the historic Paster Reading Room on Friday, May 10, 2019 at 6:00pm.
At this event, Dr. Emma Poltrack led an exploration of rare materials related to Love's Labor's Lost from the Folger collection. Audiences for the Folger Theatre production were invited to enhance their theatergoing experience with this free, pre-show pop-up and get a behind-the-scenes look at items from the Folger vaults. This exhibition was presented alongside the Folger Theatre production of Love's Labor's Lost.
Emma Poltrack has a PhD in English and Comparative Literature Studies (with a focus on contemporary Shakespearean performance) from University of Warwick. She earned her MA in Shakespeare, Stratford-upon-Avon and the Cultural History of Renaissance England at The Shakespeare Institute. She has published reviews in Shakespeare Bulletin, is a contributor for Shakespeare and Beyond, and manages The Folger Spotlight, Folger Theatre’s behind-the-scenes blog.