Feb 18
—May 27, 2016

Shakespeare's Star Turn in America





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We love Shakespeare. We read his plays, use his stories for films and even attend his shows in Central Park (hint, hint). But how did colonial Americans feel about the Bard? What did those that lived during the Great Depression think? The New York Public Library is documenting Shakespeare's popularity and relevance throughout American history using photographs, set designs and prompt scripts. For more information, visit nypl.org.


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