The Merry Wives of Windsor


Some appetites never go out of style. The pursuit of money is bound to backfire when the targets are smarter than their gold-digging schemer. Falstaff’s dubious plan to woo Windsor’s wealthy housewives is met with hilarious retaliation, when the ladies devise a plot to teach him a lesson he won’t soon forget. The comedic comeuppance is an absolute treat in Shakespeare’s delightful comedy on love, money, deception, and the power of women. Directed by Aaron Posner and featuring Regina Aquino, Eric Hissom, Cody Nickell, Kate Eastwood Norris, Todd Scofield, and Brian Mani as Falstaff. 

Presented by Folger Theatre

Show Type
Running Time
150 minutes
(1 Intermission)
Appropriate For All Ages Price Ranges
$27 - $85

Discount Tickets Available Discounts available for students, seniors, educators, military and families, and groups

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Box Office Phone: 202-544-7077

Schedule Open/Close Dates: 01/14/2020 - 03/01/2020
Sunday 2:00pm7:00pm-
Monday ---
Tuesday 7:30pm--
Wednesday 7:30pm--
Thursday 7:30pm--
Friday 8:00pm--
Saturday 2:00pm8:00pm-
Important Dates

Special Performances

  • 01/14/2020 - 7:30pm Pay-What-You-Will
  • 01/16/2020 - 6:30pm Stage Director Talk: A. Posner
  • 01/29/2020 - 6:30pm Pre-Show Talk
  • 02/05/2020 - 6:30pm Teacher Talk: Merry Wives
  • 02/06/2020 - 7:30pm Post Show Talk w/ Cast
  • 02/21/2020 - 6:30pm Brews & Banter: Merry Wives
  • 01/19/2020 - 7:00pm Press Performance

Extra Performances

  • 02/06/2020 - 10:30am
  • 01/30/2020 - 10:30am

Dark Days

  • 01/18/2020 - 2:00pm
  • 02/02/2020 - 7:00pm
  • 02/04/2020 - 7:30pm

Open Caption

  • 02/16/2020 - 2:00pm
  • 02/16/2020 - 7:00pm
Performer Role
Regina Aquino Mistress Page
Linda Bard Anne Page
Eric Hissom Host of the Tavern
Louis E. Davis Doctor Caius
Cody Nickell Mistress Quickly
Kate Eastwood Norris Sir Hugh Evans
Todd Scofield Simple
Derrick Truby Sir John Falstaff
Brian Mani
Production Personnel
William Shakespeare
Aaron Posner
Costume Designer
Devon Painter
Set Designer
Tony Cisek
Lighting Designer
Max Doolittle
Michele Osherow, Resident Dramaturg


Folger Theatre
201 East Capitol Street, SE, Washington, DC 20003

Getting There

  • Capitol South (Blue/Orange Lines)
  • Union Station (Red Line)


  • Street parking


  • This venue is wheelchair accessible.
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