Theater Companies

The National Endowment for the Arts, in cooperation with Arts Midwest, selected the following theater companies from across the country through competitive review processes. The companies are all exemplary, professional, not-for-profit groups with substantial performing experience.

The selected companies for the 2015-2016 season of Shakespeare in American Communities are:

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American Players Theatre Spring Green, WI
Seattle Shakespeare Company Seattle, WA
American Shakespeare Center Staunton, VA
Barter Theatre Abingdon, VA
Utah Shakespeare Festival Cedar City, UT
Dallas Theater Center Dallas, TX
The Nashville Shakespeare Festival Nashville, TN
The Warehouse Theatre Greenville, SC
Trinity Repertory Company Providence, RI
Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre Pawtucket, RI
The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Center Valley, PA
The People's Light & Theatre Company Malvern, PA
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Ashland, OR
Great Lakes Theater Cleveland, OH
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Cincinnati, OH
Aquila Theatre Company New York, NY
Theatre for a New Audience New York, NY
Classic Stage Company New York NY
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Madison, NJ
Montana Shakespeare in the Parks Bozeman, MT
Guthrie Theater Minneapolis, MN
Park Square Theatre Company St. Paul, MN
Actors' Shakespeare Project Somerville, MA
Shakespeare & Company Lenox, MA
Olney Theatre Center, National Players Olney, MD
Kentucky Shakespeare Louisville, KY
Chicago Shakespeare Theater Chicago, IL
Atlanta Shakespeare Company Atlanta, GA
Orlando Shakespeare Theater Orlando, FL
GableStage Coral Gables, FL
Folger Theatre Washington, DC
Shakespeare Theatre Company Washington, DC
Hartford Stage Company Hartford, CT
Denver Center Theatre Denver, CO
A Noise Within Glendale, CA
California Shakespeare Theater Berkeley, CA
The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum Topanga, CA
African-American Shakespeare Company San Francisco, CA
Arkansas Repertory Theatre Little Rock, AR
Alabama Shakespeare Festival Montgomery, AL