American Shakespeare Center: Three Performances at Blackfriars
Immerse yourself in the world of Shakespeare at Blackfriars Playhouse, a re-creation of the Bard’s indoor theater, where you’ll enjoy performances as he staged them.
Rating (4.69)
Program No. 19279RJ
5 days
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At a Glance

Casual Shakespeare fans and devotees alike will delight in this unique program, filled with reminders of the rewards we reap from his works. Attend three plays at the splendid Blackfriars Playhouse, by Shakespeare and by other playwrights in his vein. Gain insight from scholars at the American Shakespeare Center into history, humanity, language, text and stagecraft. Experience for yourself why Shakespeare still speaks to us, generation after generation.
Activity Level
Easy Going
Minimal walking and standing on this program.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Experience three plays performed in the spirit of Shakespeare's era at the world's only re-creation of his Blackfriars Playhouse.
  • See how Shakespeare's original staging conditions create an engaging, interactive, and magical theatre experience – even if the show isn’t by Shakespeare.
  • Go backstage at Blackfriars, delve into the plays, and explore this revitalized Shenandoah city.

General Notes

Performances vary by program date. See date specific notes.
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Sarah Enloe
Sarah Enloe, director of education at the American Shakespeare Center, has an MFA in dramaturgy and a master of letters in teaching from Mary Baldwin's Masters in Shakespeare and Renaissance Literature, and a BFA in theatre studies from the University of Texas. She has directed “A Midsummer Night's Dream,” “Love's Labour's Lost” and “Much Ado About Nothing.” Sarah teaches at Mary Baldwin College and James Madison.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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