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Performing Arts
11:57 am
Fri January 13, 2012

Eddie George Trades Touchdowns For Togas

Eddie George, a former professional football player, plays the title role in the Nashville Shakespeare Festival's production of Julius Caesar.
Jeff Frazier Nashville Shakespeare Festival

Originally published on Sat January 14, 2012 10:54 am

Jim Brown, Dennis Rodman and O.J. Simpson are all former professional athletes who've tried their hand at acting. Showbiz might seem like a natural path for guys with big egos and million-watt personalities, but Eddie George is a former NFL player who's taken a different path to the limelight.

He's joining a fraternity of actors that includes Charlton Heston in playing William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar.

The scene where Marcus Brutus kills Caesar is probably the most famous death scene in all of theater. It's where those famous words, "Et tu, Brute?" are uttered.

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Mid-South News
7:35 am
Mon January 9, 2012

State Capitol Report: 2012 Legislation Session Begins Tuesday

The Tennessee Legislature reconvenes for its 2012 session tomorrow.  Last year, Governor Bill Haslam focused on his priorities and didn’t get into the legislative fray, but this year might be a different story.  WPLN Capitol reporter Joe White talks with Bradley George about what's in store.

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