Attend a Performance in Prison

Outside Guests are encouraged to attend a Shakespeare for Social Justice performance.  These extraordinary events demonstrate the power of the arts to heal, and the power of our shared humanity, and give insight into our criminal justice system.

To make a request to attend, click on one of the links below. Your request is not a guarantee of admission. In addition to submitting your request to attend, you must follow instructions for submitting additional clearance information by the RSVP deadline.  We cannot make exceptions for anyone missing the deadline date. Please contact Alejandra Wahl at admin-assistant@marinshakespeare.org with any questions.

Please note: There is a large amount of interest in attending performances at San Quentin.  Please sign up for only one of the October performances. Thank you.

Friday, October 11, 2019 – Stories from San Quentin at San Quentin State Prison.  Autobiographical theatre inspired by Shakespeare written and performed by the men of Shakespeare at San Quentin. Show begins at 10 am. Plan to arrive by 8:30 am. RSVP no later than August 5, 2019.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 – Stories from San Quentin at San Quentin State Prison.  Autobiographical theatre inspired by Shakespeare written and performed by the men of Shakespeare at San Quentin. Show begins at 10 am. Plan to arrive by 8:30 am. RSVP no later than August 5, 2019.

To see videos of Shakespeare performances, “Stories from San Quentin” performances, inmate writing, and photographs, and to hear inmate actors discuss how Shakespeare has changed their lives, click here.

To read articles about Shakespeare for Social Justice on our Blog, click here.

To make a donation in support of Shakespeare for Social Justice, click here.