Matt Rapport

9:15 am
Mon June 24, 2013

Father And Son On Stage At Heart Of America Shakespeare Festival

During a rehearsal, Orlando, played by Todd Carlton Lanker, and Oliver, played by Matt Rapport (in the center), struggle. Adam, played by Michael Linsley Rapport (at right), looks on in dismay.
Credit Laura Spencer / KCUR

This year, in its 21st season, the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival presents the romantic comedy, As You Like It. The production features conflicts between brothers, and a circuitous path to love.

Two actors – a father and son - talk about the challenges of acting in the same production and carrying on a family tradition.

A childhood in theaters leads to a career on the stage

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