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Shakespeare and the Alabama Shakes: Grammy glory for the Bard?
Shakespeare and the Alabama Shakes: Grammy glory for the Bard?

“What’s in a name,” quoth the Bard of Avon in “Romeo and Juliet.” In the offices of the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, one of the deep South’s flagship theater companies, marketing director Meg Lewis has been trying to brainstorm over that very question. On Sunday, a bluesy young rock band fronted by a woman who reminds a lot of listeners of Janis Joplin has a shot at Grammy Awards for best new artist and best rock performance, and the art director for its debut album is a contender for the award for best recording package design. VOTE: Grammy awards play-at-home ballot The band’s name is the Alabama Shakes. So is the theater...

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