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 Tina Rutsch at or 415-499-1492 with any questions.

December 16, 2018 – Hamlet at Deuel Vocational Institution, Tracy.  Show begins at 1:00 pm. Plan to arrive by 12:30 pm. RSVP no later than October 26, 2018.

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.