American Shakespeare Center

Description Located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, Virginia’s premiere classical theatre is at once intimate in scale and epic in imagination—creating vital, sophisticated, and accessible seasons built around a company of versatile actors performing in repertory all year round. They are a center for shared discovery by audiences, scholars, and artists of Shakespeare, his contemporaries, and classics old and new. The American Shakespeare Center illuminates the plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries, classic and new, refreshing the individual, fostering civil discourse, and creating community in the Blackfriars Playhouse and beyond.
Address Blackfriars Playhouse 10 S. Market Street Staunton, VA 24401
Website American Shakespeare Center
Contact Andrew (I think) 540.885.5588 ext. 115
To Bring
Date(s) Thursday, Mar 07, 2024
Name Time Ages Cost Enrolled
Pride and Prejudice
“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife…” – Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice Surrounded by four sisters, a dithering but determined matchmaking mother, and a beloved, long-suffering father, Elizabeth Bennet is one of literature’s most cherished heroines. In her iconic journey toward love, she learns the dangers of hasty judgment and discovers the difference between superficial and genuine goodness. The sharp wit and irresistible romance of Jane Austen’s masterwork, has won generations of fans—now see it come to life on stage in a lively new adaptation by ASC veteran playwright Emma Whipday.

10:30AM - 12:30PM Ages: 8-18 Participant: $32.00
Chaperone: $32.00