Mayor Honors Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is proud to announce that John Cranley, Mayor of the City of Cincinnati has proclaimed April 23, 2014 as "Cincinnati Shakespeare Day" in Cincinnati.
"Be It Proclaimed:
Whereas, the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company has become one of the first 5 theaters in the United States to "Complete the Canon" by presenting all 38 of Shakespeare's plays, making the entire body of Shakespeare's work available to Cincinnati audiences over the last 20 years; and,
Whereas, the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is celebrating 20 years of being Cincinnati's Stage for the Classics presenting literary adaptations and classical theater works in additional to their commitment to Shakespeare; and,
Whereas, the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company has established strong relationships with local schools, working with and performing for an average of 30,000 students each year; and,
Whereas, the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company continues its commitment to education by launching an innovative arts education program titled PROJECT 38 in which it will co-create the entire Shakespeare canon every year with local schools; and,
Whereas, today marks the first annual REVEL AND FEAST event in which the above are celebrated in addition to Shakespeare's 450th Birthday;
Now, Therefore, I, John Cranley, Mayor of the City of Cincinnati do hereby proclaim April 23, 2014 a "Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Day" in Cincinnati."
The award was presented by Cincinnati Shakespeare's President of the Board, Don Tecklenburg on April 23rd at the Revel & Feast special event.