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American Shakespeare Center opens the 2013 Spring Season

The American Shakespeare Center’s 2012/13 Tempt Me Further Tour has returned to Staunton to perform the three titles in the Blackfriars Playhouse 2013 Spring Season. Beginning April 10, the troupe performs William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, John Webster’s The Duchess of Malfi, and Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost in rotating repertory. Twelfth Night, one of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies, fills the Blackfriars Playhouse with music, laughter, […]

Roving Shakespeare to Launch First MFA Festival of Plays

Roving Shakespeare, Mary Baldwin College’s Master of Fine Arts theatre company, presents their capstone Festival of Plays beginning March 31 at the Blackfriars in Staunton.  The festival begins March 31 with Fletcher and Massinger’s The Sea Voyage at 7:30 p.m., continues with Shakespeare’s masterpieces The Tempest at 2 p.m. and King Lear at 7:30 p.m. on April 1, and concludes with two of […]