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Shakespeare actors bring "We the People" program to life

Shakespeare actors bring "We the People" program to life

Kentucky Shakespeare professional actors used primary source documents to bring key events from United States history to life, focusing on citizens' rights and responsibilities as a democratic society today. "We the People" asks students to reflect on America’s formation, ask questions, and consider civic action in their own communities.

The events and eras covered during the action packed historical drama included: Road to Revolutionary War, Formation of a New Government, Westward Expansion, Social Reforms, Abolition, Civil War, Amendments 13-15, Progressive Movement, WWII, the Red Scare, Civil Rights Movement, Social Media and First Amendment Rights.

The traveling theater company represent the oldest free Shakespeare Festival.

Cammie Roberts, Actors Theorri London and Devin May, Bree Denny and Kayla Hutton posed together for a photo. 

WCMS student Bentley Ward participated in a scene from history.

Martin Luther King Jr. was highlighted during the program.

The First Amendment was discussed during the dramatic presentation.

WCMS student Keiran Bunch got to pose for a photo with the actors.





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