Central and Western Virginia Performing Arts

American Shakespeare Center

  • 10 S. Market St. Map It
  • Staunton
  • Theater

Fodor's Review

Experience Shakespeare's plays the way the Elizabethans did at the American Shakespeare Center, the world's only re-creation of the bard's indoor playhouse, which has gained acclaim for its attention to detail. Unlike the open-air Globe Theatre styled around a courtyard, this theater was, in its time, an innovative indoor winter venue. As in 17th-century London, most seating consists of benches (modern seat backs and cushions are available), and some stools are right on stage.

Performing Art Information

Address:

10 S. Market St., Staunton, Virginia, 24401, United States

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Phone:

540-885–5588

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