Gender Bending the Role of A King

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Sarah Fallon, who has been with the American Shakespeare Center since 2004, will play the role of King Richard II. (Credit: American Shakespeare Center)

Drawing crowds to a small town to see Shakespeare can be challenging, but the Blackfriar’s Theater in Staunton finds way to intrigue the public. This season, for example, it has cast a woman in the role of Richard the Second. Sandy Hausman has the story.

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