Shakespeare on the Playground is a non-profit theater company by Jeannie Gaffigan

Shakespeare on the Playground

Jeannie was the founder and president of “Shakespeare on the Playground” - a not-for-profit theater company that produced Shakespearean Plays with inner city teenagers with a focus on literacy and productions skills.

Each production had an original hip hop score composed by Patrick Noth. The theater company was featured on the talk show “God Squad” and earned a daytime Emmy award. Shows produced include: “Romeo and Juliet”, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and “Much Ado About Nut-in”.

Shakespeare on the Playground