Shakespeare in the Park: Julius Caesar

Parker Higgins filed this request with the National Endowment for the Arts of the United States of America.
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F17-070

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From: Parker Higgins

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

Any communications, memoranda, documents, public complaints, or records, from January 1, 2017 to present, pertaining to New York's Public Theater 2017 Shakespeare in the Park production of Julius Caesar. For reference, the National Endowment for the Arts issued a statement on June 11, 2017 about this production, which is available at https://www.arts.gov/news/2017/national-endowment-arts-statement-shakespeare-park-public-theater%E2%80%99s-production-julius.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Parker Higgins

From: FOIA

No further clarification is needed, your request is being processed, your response will be forthcoming soon.

Respectfully,

FOIA Officer | Office of the General Counsel

National Endowment for the Arts

400 7th Street SW | Washington DC 20506

202-682-5746 (p) | 202-682-5572 (fax)

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From: FOIA

This e-mail responds to your request for records under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. ยง552. Your request has been assigned file number F17-070. In your below e-mail, you requested: "Any communications, memoranda, documents, public complaints, or records, from January 1, 2017 to present, pertaining to New York's Public Theater 2017 Shakespeare in the Park production of Julius Caesar. For reference, the National Endowment for the Arts issued a statement on June 11, 2017 about this production, which is available at https://www.arts.gov/news/2017/national-endowment-arts-statement-shakespeare-park-public-theater%E2%80%99s-production-julius "

Attached are the responsive documents for your FOIA request, with minimal redactions personal data have been redacted in accordance with exemption (b)(6), which protects against "a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy," 5 U.S.C. 552(b)(6).

The National Endowment for the Arts is governed by the provisions of the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act, 20 U.S.C. 951 et seq., and the Freedom of Information Act with respect to the release of agency records. In accordance with the NEA's FOIA regulations, 45 C.F.R. 1100.5(b)(1), you may appeal the Agency's determination. Such an appeal must be made to the Chairman not less than 90 days after the date receipt of this e-mail, additional information about the appeal process can be found at FOIA| NEA<https://www.arts.gov/freedom-information-act-guide> .

If you would like to discuss our response before filing an appeal to attempt to resolve your dispute, you can contact our FOIA Public Liaison<https://www.arts.gov/foia/foia-contacts> for assistance. If we are unable to resolve your FOIA dispute through our FOIA Public Liaison, the Office of Government Information Services(OGIS), the Federal FOIA Ombudsman office, offers mediation services to help resolve disputes between FOIA requesters and Federal agencies. The contact information for OGIS is:

Office of Government Information Services
National Archives and Records Administration
8601 Adelphi Road-OGIS
College Park, MD 20740-6001
ogis@nara.gov<mailto:ogis@nara.gov>

Please contact me if you have any questions about this response.

Respectfully,

FOIA Officer | Office of the General Counsel

National Endowment for the Arts

400 7th Street SW | Washington DC 20506

202-682-5418(p) | 202-682-5572 (fax)

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