Shakespeare Theatre Company's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Photo by Scott Suchman, courtesy of Shakespeare Theatre Company.
Alabama Shakepeare Festival's The Comedy of Errors. Photo by Stephen Poff, courtesy of Alambama Shakespeare Festival.
Trinity Repertory Company's Julius Caesar. Photo by Mark Turek, courtesy of Trinity Repertory Company.
Montana Shakespeare in the Parks' The Merchant of Venice (2015-2016). Photo courtesy of Kyra Ames Photography.
Dallas Theater Center's Romeo and Juliet. Photo by Karen Almond, courtesy of Dallas Theater Center.
Arakansas Repertory Theatre's Macbeth. Photo by Stpehen B. Thornton, courtesy of Arkansas Repertory Theatre.
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