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Spring 2024 Special EVENTS

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April 2024

Detroit's finest poets and performers battle it out for the title of Sonnet Slam Champion. Hosted by Satori Shakoor, this event is FREE with registration and great for all ages. There will be a short open-mic where guests can perform a sonnet. Light refreshments.

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May 2024

Shakespeare in Detroit will present two public performances of As You Like It at the Detroit Institute of Arts inside the Danto Lecture Hall on May 17 and May 24, 2024 at 7 PM. The event is FREE but requires registration. The production is inspired by the exhibit Regeneration, now showing at the museum. 

The production celebrates the Vaudeville and silent film era of Black cinema with an adaptation by Sam White, directed by Lynch Travis. 

Educators, for information on the production's student matinee performances, please, email

As You Like It is made possible by Shakespeare in American Communities and the DIA. 

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