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(From Otterbein 360)
"Walsh said she loves acting out Shakespeare's works because the playwright gives you everything to work with already.
"All it takes is you trusting the text," Walsh said. "It's just a matter of you putting your voice to a specific character in the show."
While the play will contain the original Shakespearean text, the set, clothing and props feature a modern spin that audiences will recognize. Characters use cell phones, wear modern clothing and some of the props contain various pieces of technology.
Part of the reason for the modern spin is to truly connect with the audience and reflect the show's themes in our modern world. But Walsh attests that Shakespeare's themes are timeless nonetheless.
"These overall concepts and ideas never change. We all want love. We all want a strong support system. We all want family. When it comes to having our dignity and our name questioned, who we really are as people truly comes out," she said.
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