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“See Shakespeare done right!” – DC Metro Theater Arts

THE VISION

Artistic Director Ethan McSweeny

Under the artistic direction of acclaimed, award-winning director Ethan McSweeny, American Shakespeare Center plunges headlong into the Shakespeare experience and beyond, taking audiences on a thrilling ride to the heart of theater that ranges from Shakespeare and his contemporaries to world premieres of new works.

THE INCOMPARABLE SETTING

Blackfriars Playhouse

American Shakespeare Center’s Blackfriars Playhouse is the world’s only re-creation of Shakespeare’s indoor theatre. Featured in 1,000 Places to See Before You Die, the Blackfriars offers today’s audiences a glimpse of what it was like to see Shakespeare’s works in a historically accurate setting.

THE DEAL

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THE 2020 SEASONS

Each season brings new discoveries and a different way of experiencing this extraordinary theatre and its community of artists.

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2020 Artistic Year Collage 

Winter:
THE ACTORS’ RENAISSANCE

14 Actors. 4 Plays. No Directors.

JANUARY–APRIL 2020
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
HENRY IV, PART 2
A KING AND NO KING
HENRY IV, PART 1 (REVIVAL)

Spring:
THE TOUR HOMECOMING

Road tested, audience approved.

APRIL-MAY 2020
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
IMOGEN 
THE GRAPES OF WRATH
THE DEFAMATION OF CICELY LEE 

SUMMER/FALL:
THE MARQUEE REPERTORY

Venice, where every sin — and soul —
is for sale.

JunE-November 2020
OTHELLO
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
VOLPONE
KEENE  
TWELFTH NIGHT 90

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10 S. Market St., Staunton
Mon-Sat 9:30 AM–6 PM, Sun Noon–5 PM