William Shakespeare brought 350 years of English history alive in some of his most powerful plays -- the tales of Richard the Third, for instance, and Henry the Fourth. It probably comes as no surprise that folks at the Colorado Shakespeare Festival think the bard was on to a good idea... So they're using Shakespeare as a model for a series of plays about American history. Ryan Warner speaks with Philip Sneed , producing artistic director of the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, based in Boulder.
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By Ryan Warner Apr 27, 2010
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