Paul Mesner Puppets Takes on Shakespeare

Since 1993, the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival has presented a free outdoor performance of the works of William Shakespeare, from the first year's production of "The Tempest" to this year's "King Richard III."

Kansas City, MO – "King Richard III" is about a larger-than-life villain who seeks to be king at any price. It's considered Shakespeare's most popular history play and his second longest dramatic work (clocking in at nearly 3 hours). A short primer, only about 20 minutes, sets the scene each night, as KCUR's Laura Spencer reports.

Heart of America Shakespeare Festival presents
"King Richard III"
June 15 - July 3, 2010
8:00 pm nightly

Paul Mesner Puppets 6:30 and 7:15 p.m.

Show Talk 7:00 p.m.

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