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Katie Willmorth makes her company debut in ‘An Ideal Husband’

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By Dana Oland –

When Katie Willmorth was 4, she sat besides her dad, Idaho Shakespeare Festival funnyman Tom Willmorth, watching a technical rehearsal for “As You Like It.” That’s when the once transient ISF performed off ParkCenter Boulevard.

During a break, Katie asked if she could go on stage. Tom told her she needed permission from director Bartlett Sher.

“She toddled over to Bart and asked,” Tom remembered. “And he looked at her for a moment, then said, ‘Sure, but be careful. It’s magic.'” Well, the magic of theater has been part of Katie’s life since she can remember. Read More