Kevin Crawford was astounded in 1990 when the Palm Beach Shakespeare Festival produced its first show — “Twelfth Night” — and the comedy attracted more than 10,000 people.
“We were caught unaware! The stage was too small, the sound was too small, and we didn’t have any port-a-lets! We had to scramble for the next show,” says the Shakespearean scholar who happens to have been in all 23 productions.
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IF YOU GO:
Shakespeare by the Sea XXIII: Coriolanus
Where: Carlin Park, Jupiter
When: 8 p.m. Thursday through Sunday and July 18-21.
Admission: Free, with a $5 suggested donation
Okay to bring: Blankets, beach chairs, coolers, picnic baskets, and pets on leashes. Concessions on site.