Shakespeare’s Enduring Appeal and Modern Influences

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Classrooms throughout the nation and world still teach the words of William Shakespeare. From Romeo and Juliet to Hamlet to Much Ado About Nothing, his stories have come to be a basis from which students and adults learn about comedy, tragedy and romance.

This hour, we’ll talk about Shakespeare’s enduring appeal and  influences today, in education, media, and more.

Guests:

  • Ralph Alan Cohen (Founding Executive Director, American Shakespeare Center)
  • Mark Mann (Co-founder, New Players Theater Festival)
  • Tim Browning (Co-founder, New Players Theater Festival)
  • Ann Hall (English Professor, Ohio Dominican University)

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