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    The core of The Publick Theatre is a triangle composed of three programs. The Mainstage is the popular, summer season performance program that has offered outdoor theatre to the people of Greater Boston for the past 35 years. The Young Company focuses on performing arts education and experience for arts-oriented inner city high school students and their suburban counterparts.The Shakespeare Workshop offers performing arts education and experience for local adults and professional actors. These three programs feed into one another, building momentum through training, mentoring, and teamwork and provide hands-on experience in the process of artistic expression.



Our Mission

To demonstrate the power of the spoken word by bringing classical, outdoor summer theatre to the

people of greater Boston.To provide aspiring young artists with performance,stagecraft and arts management training through The Young Company; regardless of socio-economic status.To provide continued training for established local professionals in classical outdoor performance through the Shakespeare workshop.