September 11, 2016 -- 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Join us as we begin a new season with our annual Wine & Cheese Party, held this year at the historic Weeden House.

American Shakespeare Center on Tour

Thanks to HLA sponsorship, audiences from the entire Tennessee Valley flock to energetic, interpretative presentations of Shakespearean plays each year. Each winter the critically acclaimed American Shakespeare Center touring company arrives in Huntsville for three performances.

The American Shakespeare Center on Tour (formerly Blackfriars Stage Company / Shenandoah Shakespeare) is a nationally acclaimed touring troupe based in Staunton, Virginia. Performances by this troupe in Huntsville over the past twenty years have been an immense success. Known for fast-paced, engaging performances, this company succeeds with audiences ranging from Shakespearean specialists to students of all ages. Ticket sell-outs are common. Free pre-show lectures by UAH faculty members enhance enjoyment of the plays.

American Shakespeare Center Logo

Each year the public enjoys energetic, interpretative presentations of Shakespearean plays thanks to HLA sponsorship. The critically acclaimed American Shakespeare Center touring company comes to Huntsville for three performances. Ticket sell-outs are common as audiences from the entire Tennessee Valley flock to this annual event. Free pre-show lectures by UAH faculty members enhance enjoyment of the plays.

The American Shakespeare Center on Tour (formerly Blackfriars Stage Company / Shenandoah Shakespeare) is a nationally acclaimed touring troupe based in Staunton, Virginia. Performances by this troupe in Huntsville over the past nineteen years have been an immense success, and we are fortunate to have this company again in 2017. Known for fast-paced, engaging performances, this company succeeds with audiences ranging from Shakespearean specialists to students of all ages.

All performances will be held at 7:00pm in the Conference Training Center (formerly the Student Union Building) at UAHuntsville. The Conference Training Center is building number 7 on the UAH campus map.

Free pre-show lectures beginning at 6:00pm. The location is still to-be-determined.  The presenters will be:

Romeo and Juliet:                Angela Balla
Two Gentlemen of Verona:   Chad Thomas
Our Town:                           Jeff Nelson

 

Feb 7, 2016 - Romeo and Juliet
Feb 8, 2016 - Two Gentlemen of Verona
Feb 9, 2016 - Our Town

Ticket Pricing:

General Admission: $25
Seniors: $20
HLA Members: $20
Students: $15

 

This program is made possible with grants from the Huntsville Arts and Cultural Grant Program, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Alabama State Council on the Arts and the University of Alabama in Huntsville.

     

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