Artist: Victoria Black
School: Julian Newman, Athens
"Summer 1972 Alabama's Shakespeare event and still going"
1972 December: The Alabama Shakespeare Festival began as a summer stock program in Anniston. In 1985 it moved to Montgomery into a new performing arts complex endowed by Mr. and Mrs. Winton Blount. By 2007 it was the sixth largest Shakespeare festival in the world.
Created: October 12, 2007
Alabama Department of Archives & History
624 Washington Avenue
Montgomery, Alabama 36130-0100
Phone: (334) 242-4435