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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 (ASC) touring company arrives in Huntsville for two performances.

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The American Shakespeare Center on Tour (formerly Blackfriars Stage Company / Shenandoah Shakespeare) is a nationally recognized 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.

Both performances will be held at 7:00pm at Mae Jemison High School, 5000 Pulaski Pike NW, Huntsville, AL 35810  Click here for a map. The free pre-show lectures will also be held at Jemison beginning at 6:00pm.

Please note the change in location to Jemison High School!


2019 Performances:

Feb 5, 2019 -The Winter’s Tale
Feb 6, 2019 -The Comedy of Errors
 

Tickets:

Tickets can be purchased on-line through PayPal from our Purchase Tickets page.
For information contact Carol Roach at 256-776-0037 or email cashroche@bellsouth.net.

These performances are made possible with grants from the Huntsville Arts and Cultural Grant Program, the Alabama State Council on the Arts, the National Endowment of the Arts, and the University of Alabama in Huntsville.

 

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