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Face the Nation’s Bob Schieffer at American Shakespeare Center’s Annual Gala Inbox

Esteemed CBS newsman Bob Schieffer will perform at the American Shakespeare Center (ASC) Annual Gala.


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England’s Wars of the Roses returns to Blackfriars Playhouse

The American Shakespeare Center continues its expedition through Shakespeare’s Wars of the Roses tetralogy.


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Shakespeare campers perform this weekend

The American Shakespeare Center Theatre Camp wraps up three weeks of camp with performances this weekend.


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Jim Warren to step down from American Shakespeare Center at end of year

The American Shakespeare Center announces that Artistic Director Jim Warren is stepping down at the end of the year to pursue other opportunities.


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Love’s Labour’s Lost opening at Blackfriars Playhouse

Love’s Labour’s Lost joins Peter and the Starcatcher and Much Ado about Nothing in the Summer/Fall Season at the Blackfriars Playhouse.


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Shakespeare campers present plays at Blackfriars Playhouse

The first session of the American Shakespeare Center Theatre Camp will complete their camp experience with theatrical performances.


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American Shakespeare Center receives national grants

The American Shakespeare Center has received two national grants that will support general operations and subsidize student matinee performances.


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American Shakespeare Center Summer/Fall Season is serious fun

The American Shakespeare Center is prepping to launch the 2017/18 Artistic Year with an ambitious, adventure-filled Summer/Fall Season.


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American Shakespeare Center launches international playwright competition

The American Shakespeare Center is launching an industry-changing international playwrighting competition.


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Spring season opening at the American Shakespeare Center

The American Shakespeare Center 2016/17 Hungry Hearts Tour is gearing up to head back home to Staunton.


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400-plus-year-old play makes Western Hemisphere debut at American Shakespeare Center

The Fair Maid of the Exchange is joining the rotating repertory at the Blackfriars Playhouse.


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Dr. Ralph Lecture Series to feature local rabbi

Ralph Alan Cohen has invited local Rabbi Joe Blair to participate in the Dr. Ralph lecture next week.


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New play Shakespeare’s Sister opening at American Shakespeare Center

The untold, fictional story of Judith Shakespeare comes to life next weekend at the Blackfriars Playhouse.


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The School for Scandal opens at American Shakespeare Center

The School for Scandal joins the already playing Merchant of Venice and Coriolanus in repertory at the American Shakespeare Center.


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American Shakespeare Center announces 2017/18 Artistic Year

American Shakespeare Center Artistic Director Jim Warren announced the titles for the ASC 2017/18 Artistic Year.


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Actors’ Renaissance Season opens at American Shakespeare Center

The American Shakespeare Center Actors’ Renaissance Season creates powerful theatre by experimenting with how Shakespeare might have rehearsed.


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Four performance groups join forces for holiday season staged reading

The American Shakespeare Center Education Department is set to take audiences through the ages at the Holiday Season Staged Reading.


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American Shakespeare Center gears up for the holidays

The American Shakespeare Center is gearing up for its annual Holiday Season with festive, funny, and heartwarming performances.


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American Shakespeare Center presents posthumous award to Blackfriars Playhouse architect

“Make magic, Tom,” was the instruction given to architect Thomas K. McLaughlin as work began on the Blackfriars Playhouse.


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Annual Benefit at American Shakespeare Center raises $45,000

The American Shakespeare Center has been “doing it with the lights on” at the Blackfriars Playhouse in Staunton since 2001.


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Blackfriars Playhouse celebrates 15 years

Fifteen years ago the American Shakespeare Center opened the Blackfriars Playhouse, the world’s only re-creation of Shakespeare’s indoor theatre.


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2016 Summer/Fall Season opening at Blackfriars Playhouse

The American Shakespeare Center prepares to open its 2016 Summer/Fall Season, with performances of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Twelfth Night and more.


Shaw’s Arms and the Man opens at Blackfriars Playhouse

George Bernard Shaw’s Arms and the Man is debuting Wednesday night at the Blackfriars Playhouse in Staunton.


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American Shakespeare Center performs play last produced 370 years ago

The Tempest is currently playing at the Blackfriars Playhouse in Staunton as part of the Actors’ Renaissance Season.


AFP editor Chris Graham to moderate Staunton candidates forum

We know you value the arts, history and preservation, and the local economy. Demonstrate your interest to city leaders by attending the Public Forum on Arts, Culture, and Tourism with Staunton City Council Candidates on Tuesday, April 22.