Spoleto Festival USA unveils 2013 poster

The new poster
The new poster

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCSC/AP) - The Spoleto Festival USA has unveiled its poster for the 37th season of the arts festival.

Festival General Manager Nigel Redden unveiled the poster at a shoe store in downtown Charleston on Tuesday morning. 

This year's Spoleto Festival USA runs from May 24 through June 9. It features 160 performances by 45 artistic ensembles. The offerings range from Greek tragedy to Shakespearean comedy to modern graphic novels.

There is also a chorus singing Verdi, two original operas, Flamenco dancers and contemporary bluegrass.

The festival was founded in Charleston by the late composer Gian Carlo Menotti.

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