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STAUNTON, VIRGINIA

American Shakespeare Center: Will’s World With Outstanding Performances (3 nights)

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Program #19045RJ
4 Days | 3 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Whether you’re a casual fan or a devoted enthusiast, this unique program offers remarkable insights into scholarship on the early modern period and the work of Shakespeare. In the Blackfriars Playhouse, the world's only re-creation of Shakespeare's original indoor theater, the American Shakespeare Center revives the dynamics of his stagecraft and wordcraft using many of the same methods as his actors 400 years ago. Discover clues for performance in workshops exploring Shakespeare's language, rhetoric, and embedded staging directions such as combat and dance, and gain historical perspectives on his plays.


Highlights

• Attend world-class performances at the Blackfriars Playhouse.
• Enjoy workshops taught by ASC Education Artists on Shakespeare's stagecraft.
• Learn about the Blackfriars Playhouse then and now during a private backstage walk-through.

Program Notes

This program includes three nights and two performances. VCU Road Scholar also offers another program with American Shakespeare Center, #19279, that includes four nights and three performances.

Activity Notes

Minimal walking in hotel, attending theater productions.

Date Notes
9/22/2015
For the two performances at this program, the play titles will be listed when they become available.

Coordinated by Virginia Commonwealth University.


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Included
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3 nights of accommodations
8 meals: 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
2 Field trips
2 Performances

Ratings

4.8
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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