Shakespeare in Detroit returns with new home at Marygrove Conservancy

The Bard is back — but if people think that the performances of Shakespeare in Detroit are just about ‘the dead dude who wrote them,’ they’re missing the point, says Sam White

By Darlene A. White

A Shakespeare performance is coming to Detroit, but this time it’s not all about the Bard — it’s about the audience. “Shakespeare in Detroit is about breaking down barriers that exist for people in our beloved Detroit,” says Sam White, the founding artistic and executive director of the nonprofit theater organization...

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