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 2014-2015 season of Shakespeare for a New Generation are:

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American Players Theatre Spring Green, WI
Seattle Shakespeare Company Seattle, WA
American Shakespeare Center Staunton, VA
Henley Street Theatre (and Richmond Shakespeare) Richmond, VA
Barter Theatre Abingdon, VA
Utah Shakespeare Festival Cedar City, UT
The Nashville Shakespeare Festival Nashville, TN
Tennessee Shakespeare Company Germantown, TN
The Warehouse Theatre Greenville, SC
Bloomsburg Theatre Ensemble Bloomsburg, PA
Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Center Valley, PA
Oregon Shakespeare Festival Ashland, OR
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Cincinnati, OH
PlayMakers Repertory Company Chapel Hill, NC
Aquila Theatre Company New York, NY
Epic Theatre Ensemble New York, NY
Classic Stage Company New York NY
The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey Madison, NJ
Nebraska Shakespeare Festival Omaha, NE
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
Theater at Monmouth Monmouth, ME
The Shakespeare Festival at Tulane New Orleans, LA
Actors Theatre of Louisville Louisville, KY
Indiana Repertory Theatre Indianapolis, IN
Idaho Shakespeare Festival Boise, ID
Folger Theatre Washington, DC
Shakespeare Theatre Company Washington, DC
Hartford Stage Company Hartford, CT
A Noise Within Glendale, CA
California Shakespeare Theater Berkeley, CA
The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum Topanga, CA
San Francisco Shakespeare Festival San Francisco, CA
African-American Shakespeare Company San Francisco, CA
Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre Fairbanks, AK
Alabama Shakespeare Festival Montgomery, AL