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The Work of Shakespeare in Modern Day America


As The Greene Space embarks on our nod to The World Shakespeare Festival, I, admittedly not a Shakespearophile, am struck by the question of how The Bard plays out in a 21st century metropolis.

What attracts a younger generation to Shakespeare’s work?

Are the stories as enthralling today, as they were during the English Renaissance?

Does mastering this work still play an important part in an actor’s career?