Viewpoints celebrates 15 years of American Shakespeare Center

The American Shakespeare Center in Staunton is marking its 15th birthday this month. Viewpoints talks with Amy Wratchford, Managing Director for the American Shakespeare Center, and Courtland Robinson, Assistant Director of Economic Development for the City of Staunton, to learn more about the operations and the economic impact of Shakespeare on the Valley.

 

About Viewpoints

viewpoints logoHosts Chris Graham and Crystal Graham of Augusta Free Press highlight local news and newsmakers with an emphasis on the Shenandoah Valley.

Chris Graham is the editor of Augusta Free Press, ESPN3 baseball broadcaster and the author of five books. Crystal Graham is the award-winning former host of WVPT’s Virginia Tonight.

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