Program for July 15, 2021 

Jonathan Hibbard as Nick Bottom. (Photo by Adam Holhubner)

If Eastern Kentucky wants control of how the region is portrayed to the world, what should that new narrative say? We get the perspectives of a folklorist and a branding and messaging professional who lives and works in the region | Bouncing back after the downtime of the pandemic with fresh ideas in tow: LexPhil, The Lexington Theater Company, and EKU’s Shakespeare in the Ravine 

Interviews in order of appearance:  

Folklorist Mary Hufford 

Creative professional Jessica Robinson 

LexPhil's Allison Kaiser and Kelly Corcoran 

The Lexington Theater Company's Lyndy Franklin and Joseph Wrightson 

Matthew Johnson, director of the EKU-based Appalachian Shakespeare Center