Detroit Public Theatre

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Detroit Public Theatre has been hosting their Shakespeare in Prison program at Women’s Huron Valley Correctional Facility in Ypsilanti, Michigan, since February 2012. The program is modeled after Shakespeare Behind Bars, the oldest program of its kind in North America. Curt L. Tofteland, founder and producing director of SBB, has been advising the project’s facilitator, DPT's Director of Programs and Shakespeare in Prison, Frannie Shepherd-Bates.


CONTACT: Frannie Shepherd-Bates, Director of Programs and Shakespeare in Prison |