Building Cultural Bridges Through Shakespeare

, Posted: Fri, July 6 2012 at 11:52 PM, Updated: Sat, July 7 2012 at 1:00 AM

A band of Iraqi theater students have crossed continents and trekked some 7,000 miles to fulfill their dream of performing on a famous Ashland stage.   They're wrapping up their world tour with a stop in Ashland at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, building bridges and  proving the Bard's English is just as powerful in any language.  NBC5's Laura Cavanaugh reports.

***There are still two more opportunities to catch the Green Show performance of Shakespeare Iraq.  The free shows are this weekend, the 7th and 8th of July, at 7:15pm on the bricks.   

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