Shakespeare Festival Plans Gender Twist for 2016 Season
Winter is underway, and through these dark, chilly days it's only natural to think longingly of summer. That's the season that's very much on the minds of the organizers of the Illinois Shakespeare Festival. They've just announced their plans for the 2016 season, and it includes having a dame play the Dane. Artistic director Kevin Rich talks about the decision to cast a woman to play Hamlet.