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Alabama NewsCenter — More than just a stage: A behind-the-scenes look at the magic of the Alabama Shakespeare Festival

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By Emmett Burnett
Alabama Living

Lights dim, curtains rise, on with the show. “Macbeth” is underway at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival. The play, performed in February, is popular at Montgomery’s 250-acre campus. But another show is also in progress: the quest to bring “Macbeth” to stage, or, as Shakespeare ponders, “to be or not to be.”

Actually, “to be or not to be” is from “Hamlet,” not “Macbeth,” but you get the idea. What you may not get is the work involved before the event. Most outside the theater industry rarely see the preparation required for a Broadway-like experience.

ASF’s skilled professionals granted backstage permission to behold the magic in the $21.6 million theater complex.

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2022-05-25 23:00:25

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