Saturday, June 17, 2017
5 Modern Day Shakespeares
www.vulture.com: TNT’s new series, Will, shares the untold story of young William Shakespeare with a modern, fictional twist. The show transposes the literary titan onto a backdrop of contemporary music, gripping plot twists, and intriguing character dynamics. With the Bard’s influence as relevant as ever, we considered which of today’s most prominent storytellers are on track to leave their own lasting legacy. Below, we predict a few influential voices who, beyond having risen to feverish popularity in the present, will be remembered as culture-defining figures.