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Detroit meets The Bard

Detroit meets The Bard


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From Motown to The Bard's town -- why William Shakespeare matters to Detroit and other lively commentary on the arts and entrepreneurship.

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We learned a lot in 2018 - lessons that will surely improve the way we work in 2019 and 2020. While our lessons in building an organization may be specific to the world of theatre in Detroit, we strongly believe that at their core, these are... more

From Henry V to a deli. It'll all make sense when you listen. Promise.

Sam White talks to marathoner and health advocate Laura Pierce about two of the most vital components of any journey in life -- health and wellness -- and the marathon of entrepreneurship. Check out Pierce's blog to learn more about her... more

Enjoy a summary of Henry V from Shakespeare in Detroit's Founding Artistic and Executive Director, Sam White. Shakespeare in Detroit will produce the show March 23-26, 2017 at the historical Stearns mansion in West Village, Detroit.... more

Shakespeare in Detroit founder, Sam White, talks to curator, community activist, producer and organizer Zain Ali Shamoon about his work in the community, his grassroots initiative, Narratives of Pain, storytelling and life in Southeast... more

Shakespeare in Detroit (SiD) founder, Sam White, will chat with company member Morgan Breon -- who you may have seen in her latest role with SiD, Shylock, last summer at New Center Park. Breon will discuss some of her upcoming projects,... more

Sam White will chat with playwright, director and actor, Emilio Rodriguez, just days after his return to Detroit after several weeks away in Portland, OR, where he completed one of several of his residencies over the past 16 months.... more

Shakespeare in Detroit (SiD) will open its season March 23-26, 2017 with Henry V in a historical mansion in West Village. Founder Sam White will provide details about the space, why the company chose it to open its 4th season and how you... more

D.B. Schroeder talks to Sam White about his return to the director's chair at Shakespeare in Detroit. He'll give behind-the-scenes info that hasn't been shared publicly, yet -- the actor playing the title role as well as aspects of the technical... more

Shakespeare in Detroit founder Sam White will take a trip down memory lane -- the past 12 months -- reflecting back on Julius Caesar, As You Like It and The Merchant of Venice. She'll share learnings from the season and how they impact... more