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Frannie Shepherd-Bates founded Shakespeare in Prison (SIP) at the Women’s Huron Valley Correctional Facility in Ypsilanti, MI in 2012 and expanded the work to Parnell Correctional Facility, a men’s prison in Jackson, Michigan, in 2017. Read Part One and Part Two.
Frannie Shepherd-Bates founded Shakespeare in Prison (SIP) at the Women’s Huron Valley Correctional Facility in Ypsilanti, MI in 2012 and expanded the work to Parnell Correctional Facility, a men’s prison in Jackson, Michigan, in 2017. Read Part One.
Most theaters in America have to meet multiple challenges. Almost always, there are budgetary constraints. Sometimes the playing space is inadequate, storage space is worse, shops are underequipped or far from the theaters themselves, equipment is old. Now, multiply those problems by the biggest number you can think of and you’ll have an idea of what it’s like to put on a play in prison.