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Why Shakespeare? (2005)

Discusses how learning about Shakespeare and live theatre changes people lives. Includes interviews with celebrities and inner city kids who each relate how Shakepeare has personally effected them.

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Lawrence Bridges

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Cast

Credited cast:
Chris Anthony Chris Anthony ... Self
Christina Applegate ... Self
Allan Avila Allan Avila ... Self
Miles Beller Miles Beller ... Self
Mel Bridges Mel Bridges ... Self
Elena Karina Byrne Elena Karina Byrne ... Self
Alex Coleman Alex Coleman ... Self
Rudy De La Cruz Rudy De La Cruz ... Self
Ben Donenberg Ben Donenberg ... Self
Victor Doroteo Victor Doroteo ... Self
Chiwetel Ejiofor ... Self
Samantha Figura ... Self
Dana Gioia Dana Gioia ... Self
Darren Grodsky ... Self
Donald Hall Donald Hall ... Self
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Storyline

"An inspirational documentary showing how live theater is decisive in changing young lives. This documentary shows the importance of live theater and the contemporary relevance of Shakespeare's plays through interviews with "at risk" kids and through testimonials and performances by many successful actors such as Tom Hanks, William Shatner, Martin Sheen, Michael York, Bill Pullman, Christina Applegate, and Michael Richards among others." Written by Lawrence Bridges

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Short | Documentary

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 March 2005 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$250,000 (estimated)
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Color
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