Becoming King from Where There’s a Will
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Sharing a preview of a new Pushkin show, Where There’s a Will, which searches for the surprising places Shakespeare shows up outside the theater. You’ll hear Shakespeare helping autistic kids to communicate, shaping religious observances, in the Oval Office, and even at the center of a deadly riot in New York City. Uncover the ways Shakespeare endures in our modern society, and what that says about us. In this preview, host Barry Edelstein visits California’s Centinela State Prison for a one-of-a-kind production performed by incarcerated individuals. He asks: What makes Shakespeare a force of transformation and transcendence behind bars? You can hear more episodes of Where There’s a Will at See for privacy information.
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