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African-American Shakespeare Company

African-American Shakespeare Company


San Francisco


African-American Shakespeare Company was introduced in 1994 to open the realm of classic theatre to a diverse audience; and provide an opportunity and place for actors of color to hone their skills and talent in mastering some of the world’s greatest classical roles. We do this by producing work from the canon of classical theatre including Shakespeare and great American and world playwrights that is lively, entertaining and relevant.

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Additional Info

Accepting script submissions? : Limited

Holding general auditions? : Yes

Spaces for rent : Rehearsal space

We are able to hire from the following unions: : SDC (Stage Directors and Choreographers Society), AEA (Actors' Equity Association), IATSE (International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees)

Cities company performs in : San Francisco

Year founded : 1994

Venue Capacity : 250-499, 500-999, Under 50

Box office phone : City Box Office

Box office email :

Press inquiries contact information : Liam Passmore, Shave and a Haircut
(415) 218-1544

Venue address : Rehearsal Space:
460 Gough Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Taube Wilsey Atrium
401 Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102

Herbst Theatre
401 Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102

Marines Memorial Theatre
609 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Office address : African-American Shakespeare Company
762 Fulton Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Assisted listening devices available? : Limited

Gender-inclusive restrooms available? : Limited


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