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Grand Valley Shakespeare Festival honors the Bard's legacy with multiple events

Photo of the Bard to Go cast The Grand Valley Shakespeare Festival will explore and celebrate the life and works of William Shakespeare for the 24th consecutive year, with multiple events September 29-November 4. Grand Valley State University's annual festival is the oldest and largest Shakespeare festival in Michigan and attracts more than 6,000 guests each year. To kick off this year's festival, students will bring to life what is believed to be one of the Bard's final solo-written plays. Shakespeare wraps themes of love, betrayal, vengeance, forgiveness, redemption and magic into "The Tempest."

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