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Shakespearean Insights: Musicals and Shakespeare

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Jason King Jones describes how many popular musicals trace their origins back to Shakespeare festivals, as well as the common traits shared between musicals and Shakespeare’s plays.

Learn more about the legendary playwright, his performances and more on Shakespearean Insights, produced in partnership with the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival.

Jason King Jones is the host of Shakespearean Insights on WDIY. He is the Artistic Director of the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival.