Year Round

Our experts in Renaissance plays and staging will take you up, down, and all around the world’s only re-creation of Shakespeare’s indoor playhouse and share secrets and anecdotes from the past and the present.

TOUR PARTICIPANTS WILL:
Learn about the history of the American Shakespeare Center, and
  • Get the details about the Blackfriars Playhouse, the world’s only re-creation of Shakespeare’s indoor theatre.
  • Be introduced to the historical framework of Shakespeare’s London.
  • Get to go on-stage, back-stage, and under-the-stage to get an actor’s eye view of the world of Shakespeare’s theatre.
  • Have the chance to perform your favorite scenes or monologues as Shakespeare’s actors did.
Where/When

Tours start in the box office lobby and are (usually) available Monday-Friday at 2pm and Saturday at 11am.  Weekday tours may be cancelled due to Student Matinees.  Check the calendar below for full listings.

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Blackfriars Playhouse

10 S Market St Staunton, VA 24401
1.877.MUCH.ADO