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Shakesperean Vet Portrays Anne Hathaway in "Shakespeare's Will"

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What did William Shakespeare leave to his wife upon his death? That's the question raised in "Shakespeare's Will," the one-actress play coming to MSU this weekend.

What did William Shakespeare leave to his wife upon his death? That's the question raised in "Shakespeare's Will," the one-actress play coming to MSU this weekend.

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WKAR's Scott Pohl talked about the play with the Stratford Shakespeare Festival veteran who plays Anne Hathaway in the production, Seana McKenna.

She says there's a lot going on in this story of a woman's 34-year marriage to a man she rarely saw.

McKenna describes the play as "packed... dense... very funny." She also considers it to be accessible, told in a modern vernacular except for one sonnet.

"Shakespeare's Will" is at the Pasant Theatre at MSU's Wharton Center tonight at 7:30. Performances are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Because of some mature content, the play is considered appropriate for ages 13 and up.

Scott Pohl has maintained an on-call schedule reporting for WKAR following his retirement after 36 years on the air at the station.
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