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The American Shakespeare Theatre was a theater company based in Stratford, Connecticut, United States. It was created in the early 1950s by Lawrence Langner, Lincoln Kirstein, John Percy Burrell, and philanthropist Joseph Verner Reed.

The American Shakespeare Festival Theatre was opened in 1955. Their first play was Julius Caesar. The theater building burned to the ground on January 13, 2019.

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