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Photo by Rick Malkin Story by John Cantor/Contributing Writer The clash of swords and a mother crying are heard as a battle rages on and a baby is dying. That’s is the entry point into the Nashville Shakespeare Festival’s current production of “Macbeth.” This version of the Scottish play is set a hundred years after …

Photo courtesy of Rick Malkin / Nashville Shakespeare Festival Story by Maria de Guzman / Contributing Writer Friends. Romans. Countrymen. Lend this play your eyes and ears. Nashville Shakespeare Festival’s production of “Julius Caesar” made its Murfreesboro debut at MTSU’s Tucker Theatre on Thursday night. Running for three nights only through Feb. 2, this production …

Story by Katrina Johnson / Contributing Writer The Nashville Shakespeare Festival celebrates their 30th anniversary this season, and what better way to kick it off than with an exceptional deliverance of Shakespeare’s longest play, “Hamlet?” Performed in Tucker Theatre at MTSU, internationally recognized director Denice Hicks produces her interpretation of the tragedy, which encapsulates all themes and emotions …