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Dukakis stars in ‘Tempest’ at Shakespeare & Co.

Thursday, July 19, 2012
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For Olympia Dukakis, life as a busy and hardworking character actress was pretty good. Becoming a star, however, made things a whole lot easier. “You can pay your college loans, get a credit card, and you can go home at night and go to sleep and not worry about paying the bills,” said Dukakis, an Oscar-winning actress who will play the role of Prospera in the Shakespeare & Company production of “The Tempest,” tonight through Aug. 19 at the Tina Packer Playhouse in Lenox, Mass. “That’s what ‘Moonstruck’ did for me. It was wonderful.”...

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