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Shakespeare in the Streets

The Ville (Moved to Fall 2021)

Written by Mariah Richardson
Directed by Thomasina Clarke
Sep 9 — Sep 11, 2021
The Ville Neighborhood

Collecting Stories From The Ville

We need your stories for Shakespeare in the Streets: The Ville
Written by Mariah Richardson (Sumner High School Alum)
Directed by Thomasina Clarke (Resident, Co-Founder of “4theVille”)

How To Get Involved:

  1. Share your Ville stories with us by phone, online or by mail
    1. Leave us a voicemail: 314.433.5438
    2. Email us at
    3. Complete the virtual form.
  2. Send us a letter: 5715 Elizabeth Ave, St Louis, MO 63110 ℅ The Ville
  3. Share photos of family and community life in The Ville
    1. Upload here.
    2. Scan and email:
    3. Send to: 5715 Elizabeth Ave, St Louis, MO 63110 ℅ The Ville

Story Prompts

  1. What is your happiest memory of living, working, going to school, etc, in The Ville?
  2. What story would you tell to someone that would best represent what makes The Ville special?
  3. What would be your biggest hope and dream for The Ville?

Please share with other current and previous Ville residents, business owners and Sumner graduates. We hope to collect as many stories as possible.

Questions? Contact:

Sumner Campus

Sumner High School, Cottage Avenue, St. Louis, MO, USA