American Shakespeare Center—Blackfriars Playhouse

10 S. Market St.
Staunton, VA 24401- Map It
Phone: (540) 851-1733

AAA Editor Notes

American Shakespeare Center—Blackfriars Playhouse is at 10 S. Market St. The company presents Elizabethan plays and other works at the Blackfriars Playhouse, modeled after Shakespeare’s original indoor theater. In 17th-century tradition the audience closely surrounds the stage and often interacts with the performers. Pre-show lectures and educational programs also are offered. Allow 1 hour minimum for guided tours. Guided tours are available.
Guided tour $7. Performance tickets $26-$60. Prices may vary for performances. Ages 0-6 are not permitted to most performances.
Hours: Guided backstage tours are given Mon.-Fri. at 11 and 2, Sat. at 11, Apr.-Oct.; Mon.-Fri. at 2, Sat. at 11, rest of year. Schedule varies on Thurs.; phone ahead. Evening and matinee performances are presented Wed.-Sun. and on select Mon. and Tues.; showtimes vary.