TICKETS ARE
GOING FAST!

3 WAYS TO SEE 2 GREAT SHOWS!
• Indoors at our home, the Blackfriars Playhouse
• Under the stars, on the lawn of the Blackburn Inn
• Live Streaming (select dates only)

Jessika D. Williams and Mia Wurgaft. By Lauren Parker.

BRINGING THE PLAY-HOUSE
TO YOUR-HOUSE

ASC has become a dual citizen of the physical and digital worlds! Join us for this diverse group of events, completely online!

Much Ado About Nothing. Photo by Lindsey Walters.

LIVE STREAMING
COMING SOON

The Summer 2020 SafeStart Season will be available to view LIVE from the comfort of your home on select dates later this summer! More information coming soon!

Kenneth Hopkins Jr for The Grapes of Wrath. Photo by Lauren Parker.

Twelfth Night

by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Directed by DAN HASSE

Shipwrecked Viola is in love with Orsino...who is in love with Olivia…who is in love with Cesario…who is secretly Viola disguised as a man. In a world turned upside down, what could possibly go wrong (or right?) Shakespeare’s beloved comedy of (mis)identity arrives in a 90-minute, no intermission romp!


3 WAYS TO SEE 2 GREAT SHOWS
  • Indoors at the Blackfriars Playhouse
  • On the lawn of the Blackburn Inn
  • Live Streaming (select dates only)
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Othello

by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Directed by ETHAN MCSWEENY

If truth has lost its meaning, how long can love survive?  Evil is everywhere in Shakespeare’s great tragedy of racism and jealousy, as the love of Othello and Desdemona is destroyed by envy and fact is twisted by innuendo.  You’ll find yourself on the edge of your seat as the deadly machinations unfold.


3 WAYS TO SEE 2 GREAT SHOWS
  • Indoors at the Blackfriars Playhouse
  • On the lawn of the Blackburn Inn
  • Live Streaming (select dates only)
Click 'More Info' to learn more!

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Dr. Ralph Presents: 'Then Must You Speak'

AN EXPLORATION OF RACE AND SHAKESPEARE This series will bring together scholars and artists for probing conversations about race and Shakespeare in order to grow our understanding of the many ways in which "classical" theatre and how we pursue it in America exposes and intersects with issues of social justice, systemic racism, equity, and the perpetuation of White supremacy culture while simultaneously offering a lens through which to imagine and embody positive change.

Each Friday at 5 PM
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Live @ Blackfriars

Join ASC music maestro Chris Johnston and special guests for a free, monthly concert from the Blackfriars stage, streamed live on ASC’s Facebook!

Monthly
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Virtual SHXcademy

ON PAUSE

Join our Education Team and ASC artists as we take the practices of the rehearsal room and introduce them to students of all ages via online workshops.

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ASC/Masterclass

CURRENTLY SOLD OUT

Sustain the artists you love while learning something new, with intimate, 6-week courses focused on the creative process & a variety of subjects.

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Education Resources Page

Use streaming video from BlkFrsTV alongside this collection of other ASC resources to create your own home curriculum or virtual classroom!

Always Available
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Explore BlkFrsTV

WANT MORE INFO?

Since audiences can’t come to the Blackfriars, ASC is bringing the Playhouse to you. Click here to learn all about BlkFrsTV and to see everything we have to offer via our brand-new streaming platform! Or, click on the left to explore individual titles.

Streaming 24/7
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BlkFrsTV FAQ

Confused? Have a question? Click here for answers for some of the frequently asked questions about our brand-new streaming service, BlkFrsTV!

Summer 2020 Visitor's Guide

Things might look a little different at the Playhouse. Here is what you need to know.

Preparing the Playhouse

Find out a little more about how we are preparing the Playhouse for your return...

Blackburn Inn Visitor FAQ

Learn everything you need to know about your visit to our outdoor venue!

Keep the Lights On

Help us share the universal lighting of the Blackfriars Playhouse for years to come! 

2020 Artistic Year

Single tickets for our 2020 seasons are on sale! Peruse the 2020 calendar...