Photo Flash: Kenneth Branagh, Hamish Linklater and More at Shakespeare Society's 'Playing Shakespeare' Celebration
On Monday, June 9, 2014, Sir Kenneth Branagh presented the Shakespeare Medal to Richard Easton and The Public Theater's Oskar Eustis presented the Linda Gross Playing Shakespeare Award to Hamish Linklater at the Shakespeare Society's Annual Playing Shakespeare Celebration.
Hamish Linklater is currently appearing as Benedick in MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at Shakespeare in the Park; his previous credits include THE COMEDY OF ERRORS (Drama Desk nomination), THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, and TWELFTH NIGHT (Drama Desk nomination). Richard Easton won the Tony Award for THE INVENTION OF LOVE and has appeared in COAST OF UTOPIA, 76 Shakespeare productions, including HENRY IV with Kevin Kline, and HENRY V directed by and starring Sir Kenneth Branagh.
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