7pm, 1 February 2020, at the Historic Winyah Auditorium

ASC Returns to Georgetown

Based at the American Shakespeare Center in Staunton, Virginia, every winter the American Shakespeare Center’s world renowned company brings innovative interpretations of Shakespeare and his contemporaries to theaters around the country.  For the last five years they have added Georgetown, South Carolina’s Shakespeare Festival to their tour.  This year we look forward to not only an evening of theater with their Saturday Night performance of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, but also a school-day matinee, intended especially for Georgetown and Horry County middle and high school students but open to all students.                                  


Thursday, January 30

9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Historic Winyah Auditorium – The American Shakespeare Center performs A Midsummer Night’s Dream for local students. Tickets are limited to students and school groups.

1:00 – 1:45 p.m. – Historic Winyah Auditorium – Dr. Tripthi Pillai, Associate Professor of English Renaissance Literature at Coastal Carolina University, will talk about A Midsummer Night’s Dream

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. – ASC Shakespeare workshop for TGS students

Saturday, February 1

1:00 p.m. – Historic Winyah Auditorium – American Shakespeare Center workshop, free and open to the public – SPACE IS LIMITED AND MUST BE RESERVED. To reserve a spot, please call 843-520-4359 or email office@thegeorgetownschool.org

7:00 p.m. – Historic Winyah Auditorium – The American Shakespeare Center performs A Midsummer Night’s Dream – open to the public – tickets $35 – BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW

Monday, February 3

TGS students will enjoy their home cooked Elizabethan Dinner during lunch break

Thursday, February 6

7:00 p.m. – Historic Winyah Auditorium – middle and high school students of The Georgetown School of Arts & Sciences will perform Tweedle and Henry V – tickets $5 at the door

School Day Matinee Showing at 10 am, Thursday, 30 January 2020

(student tickets available)

2020 promises to be a banner year for the Georgetown Shakespeare Festival.  The ASC, in addition to their two performances, will be offering two workshops for aspiring actors.  Dates and topics will be announced soon.  The festival will also include street performances, a film and presentations.




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