Every Brilliant Thing

Begins May 27th!

Enrichment Programming at ASC

Take your experience to the next level!

Every Brilliant Thing


This “heart-wrenching, hilarious play” (The Guardian, UK) explores the lengths we will go to for those we love.

May 27 – July 3
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Twelfth Night 2022

Sea-tossed siblings set out for adventure in this laugh-out-loud look at gender, love and longing.

June 9 – August 6
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Thrive, Or What You Will

An epic tale about the first woman to circumnavigate the globe, in which gender-nonconforming 18th-century herb woman Jeanne Baret sets out on an 11-year voyage across lands and seas.

July 7 – August 7
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Pass Over

This compelling new drama was a sensation on Broadway in 2021. In Pass Over, Moses and Kitch hang out on the corner – talking trash, passing the time, and hoping that maybe today will be different.

August 12 – 28
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Vaccinations and Safety at the ASC

Explore the safety protocols in place at ASC.

Friday Night Lights On

A series of Friday night lectures, workshops, and panels featuring a line up of scholars, industry experts, ASC familiar faces, and powerful partnerships.

Teacher Seminars

Join us for a weekend at the Blackfriars Playhouse where you will rediscover the joy and accessibility of teaching Shakespeare. Our practical approach will send you back to the classroom equipped to make Shakespeare’s 16th-century lessons engaging for your 21st-century students.  

Prep for the Play

Join our stellar Programming team for a crash course in ASC’s approach to Shakespeare’s text with interactive workshops, over two nights, that will help you approach the play like an actor, deepening your understanding of the play and enriching your experience when you visit us to see the show.

No Kidding Shakespeare



Tackle Fletcher and Massinger's The Sea Voyage like an ASC actor and perform in a staged reading on the Blackfriars Stage in this "Drama Club" for adults!  

Prep for the Play

A two night crash course in each of our 2022 titles! Every Brilliant Thing begins May 23!


ASCTC returns this summer for two sessions of Shakespeare Summer Magic!

Friday Night Lights On!

Hear from artists, scholars, and industry experts every Friday night at 5 PM! May 27 meet Every Brilliant Thing Director Stephanie Holladay Earl!

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