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Jun 09

A Letter from The Board of Directors…

Standing in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter Global Network and all people of good will, The People’s Shakespeare Project denounces the murder of George Floyd. We deplore the violence perpetrated against Black people and Black communities in the United States and across the world. We recall and are inspired by Frederick Douglass who insisted …

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Apr 30

We went live on MAY 3 with our Zoom production of…..A Midsummer Night’s Dream abridged! AND NOW WE ARE DOING IT AGAIN on June 28 with ShakesCheers….The Taming of the Shrew abridged!!! And you can view it on our new YouTube channel!

How to find ShakesCheer… YouTube channel (Please note that ShakesCheers will not be shown on Facebook Live – ONLY on YouTube.) Please join us for our next livestream performance: The Taming of the Shrew (Abridged)! We last performed this wild, rollicking comedy in summer 2014. Donations of any amount through are greatly appreciated and …

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Feb 12

Due to COVID19, MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING 2020 has been cancelled. We are so sad and so sorry. However we are looking forward to a beautiful and exciting June 2021 MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING. Please stay safe and healthy. You are so important to us.

Nov 25


Thanks to Lancaster County Community Foundation AND the generosity of donors from Lancaster County (and beyond).   THE EXTRAORDINARY GIVE 2019 was a resounding success. ┬áMany thanks to all our generous donors for believing in our organization and supporting us as we bring Shakespeare to the wider audience.  

Nov 25

Our first annual high school Shakespeare festival, SHAKES-PEERS, was held February 10, 2020 at The Ware Center, downtown Lancaster!

What a successful, exciting day. 34 high school students from public, private, parochial, urban and suburban schools came together to compete, learn, perform and share their enthusiasm for the Bard. Should we do this again next year? Yes we should! And we will!

May 04

CAMP WILL 2020: Session #1 (for 6th-9th grade students) has been cancelled due to COVID19 and our commitment to keep everyone as safe as possible. We are so sad about this but encourage you to check back later this summer with possible August dates for an abbreviated Camp Will.

Camp Will #2 has been reconfigured! We will meet online most days – 1 1/2 hours in the morning and 1 1/2 hours in the afternoon PLUS one afternoon a week on non-virtual (in person!) activities. There will also be a virtual final performance. For more information please write: Stay Healthy! Stay Safe! Stay …

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