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The show must and will go on for Shakespeare in the Park

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The oldest free Shakespeare Festival in the United States will continue to hold performances in Central park. The oldest free Shakespeare Festival in the United States will continue to hold performances in Central park.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – The oldest free Shakespeare Festival in the United States will continue to hold performances in Central park this summer.

The organization for the Kentucky Shakespeare Festival nearly had to cancel the 2013 season because of fundraising shortfalls, until two major philanthropists stepped in at the last minute to keep the festival afloat.

Festival organizers say they are working on a more sustainable plan to keep the it running for years to come.

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