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Houston Shakespeare Festival Celebrates 40 Years of Free Theatre

The Houston Shakespeare Festival, hosted by the University of Houston’s School of Theatre and Dance, turns 40 this year. Every year, the festival presents free productions of Shakespeare plays at Miller Outdoor Theatre. This summer, the Houston Shakespeare Festival presents The Two Gentlemen of Verona and Henry IV, Part 1. We talk with Executive Director […]

The Houston Shakespeare Festival, hosted by the University of Houston’s School of Theatre and Dance, turns 40 this year.

Every year, the festival presents free productions of Shakespeare plays at Miller Outdoor Theatre. This summer, the Houston Shakespeare Festival presents The Two Gentlemen of Verona and Henry IV, Part 1. We talk with Executive Director Jim Johnson, and cast members David Huynh and Kiara Feliciano.

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The Bard on the Bayou – The Houston Shakespeare Festival (Houston Matters – July 26, 2013)

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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