William Shakespeare

Shakespeare returns to Phi Beta Kappa Hall

Shakespeare returns to Phi Beta Kappa Hall

Fans of Shakespeare have an opportunity to rejoice after the fate of the Virginia Shakespeare Festival in Williamsburg appeared uncertain. William and Mary's Department of Theatre, Speech and Dance announced in October that operations would be suspended for three years, pending a reevaluation as a result of declining attendance.

But the Theatre for Humanity is helping revive it with a rendition of "Hamlet." The New York City-based startup won't officially launch until next year, but producing artistic director Beth Litwak saw a win-win opportunity before the big city debut. Her theatre will bear the costs and logistical hurdles of a Shakespeare production on the Phi Beta...

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