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Arts & Entertainment - August 7, 2020

Screen time with Shakespeare

With its park shows off limits, San Francisco Shakespeare Festival takes 'King Lear' online and into the modern day

by Karla Kane

San Francisco Shakespeare Festival's yearly late-summer offerings of free shows in local parks are a beloved tradition — a chance to picnic in the golden late-afternoon sunshine and early evening twilight, surrounded by the beauty of nature, while enjoying engaging takes on classic dramas. This summer, of course, is different.

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