Nashville-upon-Avon

Interview with the Mayor of Nashville

We knew it was going wonderful, but our time in Nashville surpassed our expectations. Not only did we see a splendid Bluegrass As You Like It (which seemed to burst off the stage in true Nashvillian fashion) but we were also taken on a special tour of the city last Monday. One of the highlights was being taken to the City Hall to meet Mayor Karl Dean, a keen supporter of the Nashville Shakespeare Festival…

And in true Shakespeare On the Road style, we took some photographs of Shakespeare’s Birthplace in front of two Nashville cityscapes. The first is in front of a photograph of an area of land regenerated during Karl Dean’s time as Mayor.

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The second shows the Birthplace with the Congress building as the backdrop.

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Photo Recaps

Images from the Road

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