Virginia Shakespeare Festival to be or not to be ‘official’ Shakespeare Festival?
The General Assembly passed legislation sponsored by Sen. Thomas Norment, R-Williamsburg, to make that formal designation. The issue’s fate now lies in McDonnell’s hands; the governor must decide whether to sign the bill into law.
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Shakespeare Festival may get boost from state
A bill introduced by Sen. Thomas Norment, R-Williamsburg, would designate the Shakespeare Festival held in Williamsburg as the official Shakespeare Festival of Virginia, in hopes of increasing tourism to the area.