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VIDEO: Interview with Carmen Khan, Artistic/Executive Director- Articulate with Jim Cotter

“My director had this really creative idea; why don’t we set ‘Henry V’ in a classroom.”

When it comes to presenting a 400-year-old play to a modern audience, how does the Philadelphia Shakespeare Theater answer the question of accessibility? In this Video Extra from Episode 7 of Articulate with Jim Cotter, Carmen Kahn, Executive/Artistic Director of PST explains the theater company’s decision to take the story of Henry V out of the middle ages and drop it into a modern classroom.

For more on the topic of the arts as a tool to expand young minds, watch Episode 7 of Articulate- on WHYY-TV on Sunday, (2/22) at 1 pm or online, anytime here.

– See more at: http://whyy.org/cms/articulate/video-extra-philadelphia-shakespeare-theatre-episode-7/#sthash.1IYdHgfp.dpuf

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