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Bring American Shakespeare Center home with BlkFrsTV

“Thrilling…These webcasts effortlessly convey the joyous experience of watching Shakespeare performed in Blackfriars Playhouse..let ASC take your mind off your troubles as you commune at home with theater’s supreme genius,” — Terry Teachout for The Wall Street Journal 

“BlkFrsTV is the place to be online for the forseeable future,”
— DC Metro Theater Arts

Since audiences can’t come to the Blackfriars, ASC is bringing the Playhouse to you.
Pull up a chair to the virtual hearth for cinema-quality streaming video of our complete 2020 Actors’ Renaissance and Tour Homecoming seasons.
See “Shakespeare done right” (DC Metro Theater Arts) professionally filmed live in Staunton, VA at the world’s only recreation of Shakespeare’s indoor theatre,
“the perfect place for a Shakespeare getaway” (The Telegraph, UK).

To Purchase Tickets For Your Streaming Experience:

  • Select the show you want to watch
  • Choose the price level that suits your needs
  • Upon purchasing, you will receive a secure link and password to a cinema-quality video, available for you to watch for one week.

Streaming tickets begin at just $10. All proceeds support ASC’s Keep the Lights On* campaign to keep the wheels turning while the Playhouse is dark and prepare us to welcome you back to Staunton this summer.

*10% of all funds raised through the sale of digital tickets and contributions to the Keep the Light’s On campaign are dedicated to an Employee Relief Fund for ASC’s staff and artists currently on furlough.

Just like at the Playhouse, ticket capacity is limited, so don’t delay!


PARENTS & EDUCATORS:
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HAVE OTHER QUESTIONS?
Email info@americanshakespearecenter.com and we will assist you within 24 business hours.

BlkFrsTV is made possible with generous support from Candice & Aaron Hark, Ken & Carol Adelman, Paul G. Beers, and David & Donna Ladd.

Special Thanks to: Ashby Wratchford of Paladin Media Group; Lysandra Petersson, Zach Labierte, and Zan Gillies of Deep Structure Productions; Gary Kirby; Eamonn Farrell and Project Flight; Alan Moye and The Communication Lab at Mary Baldwin University; Trevor Wheetman; and Ben Steinhauer


EXPLORE BONUS VIDEOS

THE ASC NATIONAL tOUR

Learn about BlkFrsTV and the 2019/20 ASC National Tour’s astounding reach before you stream the shows!


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Blackfriars Playhouse 101

Take a peek inside American Shakespeare’s Blackfriars Playhouse and get a short primer on our take on Shakespeare’s performance conditions.


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Shows

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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.

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