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We take The Sonnet Project into schools and beyond NYC, and create a Hamlet that transcends language, gender and race.
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    HUZZAH! - Be listed as a backer on our ShakespeareExchange.org website

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    HUZZAH IN PRINT! - Be listed as a backer in our 2016 programs and on the ShakespeareExchange.org website.

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    NEW WORK DEVOTEE - A single ticket to the December 2015 workshop READINGS of The Rape of Lucrece + your name in our program. (And, at just a $40 level - below - you can get two tickets to the show.)

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    SHAKESPEARE IN EVERY CLASSROOM - Your name on The Sonnet Project website as a backer of the Sonnet Project Education Expansion, the 10-video program to take Shakespeare to students around the world.

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    TWO NEW WORK DEVOTEES - Two tickets to the December 2015 workshop READINGS of The Rape of Lucrece + your name in our program.

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    One ticket to the autumn 2016 FULL PRODUCTION of the original production of The Rape of Lucrece, the epic poem that resident playwright Kevin Brewer is adapting to stage + program and website thanks.

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    HAMLET TICKET - One ticket to our March/April 2016 production of Hamlet + we'll list you as a backer in the program and on our ShakespeareExchange.org website. NOTE: Not valid for opening night.

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    Two tickets to the autumn 2016 FULL PRODUCTION of The Rape of Lucrece, the epic poem that resident playwright Kevin Brewer is adapting to stage + program and website thanks.

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    One ticket to the "roaming Shakespearean performance" with cups of sack and a cast of roustabouts. Huzzah! Pick from winter, spring, summer or autumn performances.

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    NEW REWARD! SHAKESPEARE IN EVERY CLASSROOM - Your name in the video credits and website for The Sonnet Project Sonnet Project Education Expansion, the 10-video program to take Shakespeare to students around the world.

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    NEW! An evening with Alyson Casey and Hamlet. One ticket for you to attend the Saturday, March 26th performance of Hamlet in NYC. It's Alyson, so of course tasty beverages will be involved.

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    DATE NIGHT HAMLET - Two tickets to our March/April 2016 production of Hamlet + we'll list you and your guest as backers in the program and on our ShakespeareExchange.org website. NOTE: Not valid for opening night.

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    PARTY WITH THE COMPANY - Two tickets to the 4 p.m. Sunday, March 20, 2016 Hamlet opening production + an exclusive invitation to the cast party + we'll list you and your guest as backers in the program and on our ShakespeareExchange.org website.

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    Be a named producer for the December 2015 READINGS of our new adaptation of The Rape of Lucrece + two tickets to the readings and two tickets to the autumn 2016 FULL PRODUCTION.

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    SECOND STAGE PRODUCER - Be a named Producer for our Autumn 2016 original production of The Rape of Lucrece + two tickets and a Q & A with resident playwright Kevin Brewer.

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    CREATE-YOUR-OWN-REWARD. This one's for a dear friend of the NYSX, you know who you are. Be our esteemed Director for a Day. Come to a Hamlet rehearsal, take copious notes, and join Director Ross Williams who will take every one of your brilliant ideas under consideration. Plus major backer credit in the Hamlet program.

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    HAMLET MAINSTAGE PRODUCER - You'll get a Producer credit in our Hamlet program and on our website + two tickets to the performance and opening night cast party.

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    Our "roaming Shakespearian performance" is the real reason why some of New York City's top law firms and corporations attract the best summer associates. We'll perform for up to 75 guests at a mutually agreed upon location in NYC. Email us at ross@shakespeareexchange.com for details about this rollicking evening of bawdy performances and more! Location in NYC and date in 2016 subject to mutual agreement.

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    2016 SEASON PRODUCER - Your name, prominently featured on our second stage and Hamlet programs and website PLUS FOUR premium reserved seats to all 2016 events.

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