Special Events

Interesting happenings at the Blackfriars Playhouse beyond our regular season, including: talkbacks, lectures, special performances, and more!

Shows

July 13 - Sept 29

Midsummer Nights Dream 90 2019

A special Summer presentation by the ASC National Tour troupe! A 90 minute adaptation of Shakespeare's mischievous comedy is a tribute to humankind's power of imagination, and reveals that the "course of true love" can alter with just one touch of magic.

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Most Friday Nights

Renowned Shakespeare scholar and ASC Co-Founder and Director of Mission Ralph Alan Cohen provides his unique and cunning insight prior to the evening’s performance.  Including appearances from special guest speakers and artists, Ralph’s charm and good humor make this entertaining and enlightening lectures series a Blackfriars Playhouse favorite.

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Performance Dates

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Most Sunday Mornings

Discovery Space Education at the American Shakespeare Center

On Sunday mornings, ASC Education staff or special guests lead you on an exciting adventure to explore one of the season's shows through an ever-changing lens!

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