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What is the value of Shakespeare in local parks?

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What is the value of Shakespeare in local parks?

Chicago Shakespeare Company is starting their “Shakespeare in the Park” series on July 26th. They plan to perform ‘Comedy of Errors’ 26 times in 18 different city parks. We talk with both the theater company and the Park District about the program and why it is important to have the classics in the park. Would a program like this work to help bring communities together? Director of Cultural and Natural Resources for the Chicago Park District Adam Schwerner, the Chicago Shakespeare Theater's executive director Criss Henderson, and actor Tiffany Yvonne Cox are all part of the project. (Photo:Flickr/Ell brown)

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