Shakespeare's 'First Folio' Makes KC Debut

Jun 8, 2016

Credit Luke X. Martin / KCUR 89.3

It may look like just another hefty tome, but Shakespeare's First Folio is a big deal. Up To Date hit the road for a live, first-hand look at one of the most valuable, and rare, literary documents in the English language.


  • Jonathan P. Lamb is an assistant professor of English at the University of Kansas, whose primary field of study is Shakespeare.
  • Alyson Germinder is a festival associate and dramaturg for the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival.
  • Danica Otten is a docent for the Kansas City Public Library's First Folio exhibit.
  • Anne Ducey is the Kansas City Public Library's exhibit director.

William Shakespeare's 'First Folio' will be on display at the Central Library until June 28. For more information, visit the Kansas City Public Library's website.