American Shakespeare Center

Hello all,

Great news!  Although the American Shakespeare Center will not be touring again this fall, we are pleased to say there will be pre-recorded Shakespeare performances made available, once again, to benefit the St. Lawrence Community, via the internet for 2022!  In addition, there will be a live talk-back with actors following the pre-recording of Twelfth Night

Please see below the dates and times of three delightful pre-recorded performances.   All links and passwords are listed below each performance date.  Please remember that the original showing will start at the time listed for each performance. 

The links/passwords will be available for access one week following the original date of the showing announcement.  For example, Midsummer will be available from 9/30-10/7/22, All’s Well will be available from 10/1-10/8/22 and Twelfth Night will be available from 10/2-10/9/22.

A Midsummer Night's Dream 
Friday, September 30, 2022 at 7:30 pm

Password:  4Helena8

All's Well That Ends Well
Saturday, October 1, 2022 at 7:30 pm
Password:  Password: mingledyarn

Twelfth Night
Sunday, October 2, 2022 at 4:00 pm

Password:  12night2020
NOTE:  There will be a live talk-back with actors, following Twelfth Night for questions the community may have pertaining to any of the three performances.  The talk-back will begin following the performance at approximately 6:00 pm.  The zoom information for the live talk-back is below:

Join Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID: 833 5050 9887
Password: sluASC_22

A Midsummer Night's Dream - synopsis

Four Athenians run away to the forest only to have Puck the fairy make both of the boys fall in love with the same girl. The four run through the forest pursuing each other while Puck helps his master play a trick on the fairy queen. In the end, Puck reverses the magic, and the two couples reconcile and marry.


All's Well That Ends Well - synopsis

Helen heals the King of France, and the King grants her permission to marry Bertram, the man she loves. Bertram rejects her and leaves a list of tasks that she must do to have him acknowledge their marriage. She follows him to Italy, completes all the tasks, and Bertram accepts her as his wife. 


Twelfth Night - synopsis

Viola, separated from her twin Sebastian, dresses as a boy and works for the Duke Orsino, whom she falls in love with. Orsino is in love with the Countess Olivia, and sends Viola to court her for him, but Olivia falls for Viola instead. Sebastian arrives, causing a flood of mistaken identity, and marries Olivia. Viola then reveals she is a girl and marries Orsino.


Please check back or contact with any questions you may have. 

Thank you!