Social Justice / Prison Programs (48)

First Play at San Quentin

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  Thank you to Lt. Carlton of San Quentin State Prison for sharing this wonderful piece of history about the first play ever performed at San Quentin State Prison. First Play at SQ…

From the New York Times, 8/8/19

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Running to Put San Quentin Behind Him Markelle Taylor changed at San Quentin State Prison, where he became a marathoner. Now he is on the run of his life. Another former Shakespeare at San Quentin actor having a great life on the outside.…

Uncuffed – Podcasts from Solano Prison

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Uncuffed Eli Wirtschafter of KALW Radio works with men at Solano State Prison to create the podcast Uncuffed. Many of the men involved are also actors with Shakespeare at Solano Prison, a program of Marin Shakespeare Company. Check out Joey Pagaduan (Hamlet) on: Breaking The Norms Of Prison Culture To “Work With Feelings” Check out…

Daphne Masque – Shakespeare Incarcerated

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Daphne Masque attended a performance of Two Gentlemen of Verona at San Quentin State Prison on May 24, 2019.  Here’s what she wrote about her experience: Welcome to The Front Row! I’m going to tell you about a production I saw at San Quentin produced and directed by Marin Shakespeare Company. I had a better…