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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.

Director:

Lawrence Bridges

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Cast

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

Short | Documentary

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 March 2005 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$250,000 (estimated)
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Red Car See more »
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Color:

Color
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