Get ready to experience the world’s only re-creation of Shakespeare’s indoor theatre and one of America’s Best Main Streets.

The house opens 30 minutes before the show, but you’ll want to be here early to enjoy pre-show music, shop in the Shakespeare Mall, and grab snacks and drinks from the bar cart.


  • Wheelchair accessible seating is available on the first and second level for all our performances.
  • Hearing assistance receivers and follow-along scripts are available at the box office.
  • Service dogs are permitted in the Blackfriars Playhouse.
  • Vision-Impaired patrons may request a complimentary companion ticket.

Our Address

10 South Market Street, Staunton, VA 24401


Finding parking in downtown Staunton is easy.  The New Street Garage is the closest to the Blackfriars, but there are plenty of lots scattered around town (typical exit fee $1 after 5:30 and on weekends).  Street parking is available near the Blackfriars and is free on weekends and weekdays after 5:00pm.

Where to eat

There’s no shortage of stellar restaurants in downtown Staunton.  Check out Visit Staunton for a comprehensive guide to downtown dining.

Where to stay

The following hotel partners offer ticket and lodging packages to make your stay in Staunton as carefree as possible.  Contact the hotels for more information.