Montana Shakespeare in the Schools to tour state

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Star Staff

Montana Shakespeare in the Schools (MSIS) enters its 25th season in 2017 with a tour of “Twelfth Night” to regional middle and high schools, including a stop in Miles City. Several public performances will also be offered, according to a MSIS news release.

MSIS will perform the comedy to nearly 12,000 students in communities throughout Montana and Wyoming as a part of its annual fall tour, which begins Friday, Oct. 6.

Performances in Miles City and the surrounding area are scheduled on Thursday, Oct. 12, in the Sidney High School in Sidney; Friday, Oct. 13, at Pine Hills Correctional Facility in Miles City; and Thursday, Oct. 26, at Lame Deer High School in Lame Deer. Each performance begins at noon.

For more information, visit the website at shakespeareintheparks.org or call 406-994-3303.

The 10-week tour is the first of two educational outreach programs offered during the academic year by Montana Shakespeare in the Parks, which is based at Montana State University in Bozeman. The fall tour will conclude in mid-December. Montana Shakes!, a tour designed specifically for elementary school children, will tour from late February to mid-May.

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