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Shakespeare in American Communities

Shakespeare in American Communities is a national theater program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest bringing performances and related educational activities to audiences across the country. The program supports high-quality, professional productions of Shakespeare’s plays and related educational activities for middle and high school students in underserved schools throughout the United States. During the inaugural season, the program partnered with the Department of Defense to present plays in military bases and in 2009-2011 partnered with the Department of Justice to reach youths in the justice system through educational programming. Continue reading