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'Macbeth' Meets The Cutthroat World Of College Admissions

Khloe Alice Lin, left, and Kim Klasner of "Peerless" at the WGBH studio at the Boston Public Library.
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How would Macbeth tackle the SATs? What about a college admissions essay?

With the new play "Peerless," we get some idea. It's an adaptation on Shakespeare's "Scottish Play," but set in a modern high school and starring twin sisters who will do anything — anything! — to get into the college of their dreams.

Actors Kim Klasner and Khloe Alice Lin, who star as the sisters in question, joined Boston Public Radio to discuss the play and face off on the weekly News Quiz. 

To hear how they fared, click the audio player above. To find out more about the play — a collaboration between Company One Theatre and the Boston Public Library, running at the library until May 27 — follow this link.


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