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The villainous King Richard III will be played by a woman in Shakespeare in the Park

Casting a female actor in the lead role of "Richard III" is just one twist New York's Shakespeare in the Park has given the classic this summer.

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Jeff Lunden is a freelance arts reporter and producer whose stories have been heard on NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered and Weekend Edition, as well as on other public radio programs.
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