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Monday, March 2 • 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Boston Poetry Out Loud Semi-Finals

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Poetry Out Loud is a national recitation contest that celebrates the power of the spoken word and a mastery of public speaking skills while cultivating self-confidence and an appreciation of students’ literary heritage as they take poetry from the page to the stage. Celebrating 15 years in 2020, Poetry Out Loud has inspired hundreds of thousands of high school students to discover and appreciate both classic and contemporary poetry.

For more information on Poetry Out Loud, visit the official website at poetryoutloud.org. For information about the Massachusetts contests, please contact Meg O'Brien, Director of Education at poetryoutloud@huntingtontheatre.org.

The Boston Semi-Final will be held at the Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, 527 Tremont Street, Boston, MA.

Poetry Out Loud is a national program run by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Poetry Foundation. The Huntington Theatre Company's Education Department, in partnership with the Mass Cultural Council, are proud to facilitate Poetry Out Loud for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 

**All contests are free and open to the public.
**Ending time for event is approximate

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Poetry Out Loud

MA Facilitators of POL, Huntington Theatre Company
The Education Department at the Huntington Theatre Company, in partnership with the Massachusetts Cultural Council, are the Massachusetts facilitators of Poetry Out Loud, the national poetry recitation contest run by the NEA and Poetry Foundation. In year 10, Massachusetts has... Read More →


Monday March 2, 2020 7:00pm - 9:30pm EST
Huntington Theatre Company

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