Barry Edelstein, host of Where There's A Will: Shakespeare Now, is the Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director at San Diego’s The Old Globe and is a stage director, producer, author,…
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To be, or not to be President? Shakespeare is a longtime ally of America’s Commanders-in-Chief, and for good reason: there’s plenty to be found in his plays about leadership and how it works. We eavesdrop in the Oval Office to hear how Shakespeare shapes the thinking and feeling of political leaders, and how they draw on him for wisdom and solace. Just don’t forget to keep an eye out for Brutus.