The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre
The mission of The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre is to be a world-class Shakespeare company, and to bring our education programs to every high school student in the region. Since 1996, The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre has produced over 40 Shakespeare productions through fresh, muscular, and vivid interpretations.
Along with annual productions of works written by William Shakespeare, The Philadelphia Shakespeare Theatre's seventeen year long, award winning Open Door Project, offers state-of-the-art Shakespeare programming to high school and middle school students including student matinees, Artist-in-Residence, and professional touring productions. We have served over 70,000 students in the Delaware Valley. We also offer a Shakespeare in the World lecture/performance, series with renowned Shakespeare scholars and professional actors. The Classical Acting Academy offers professional training for early career actors, classes for adults and teens, a summer Shakespeare camp, and free performances to the public each summer.