The African-American Shakespeare Company

at 762 Fulton St, San Francisco, 94102 United States

African-American Shakespeare Company was introduced in 1994 to create a venue for actors of color to hone their skills and talent in mastering some of the world’s greatest classical roles; and to unlock the realm of classic theater.

The African-American Shakespeare Company
762 Fulton St
San Francisco , CA 94102
United States
Contact Phone
P: (415) 762-2071

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Second favorite quote from Rhodessa Jones tonight. "We're going to give it birth. We're going to squat and squeeze and give birth to Xtigone."

Published on 2015-01-06 05:24:08 GMT

Xtigone first rehearsal favorite quote "live who you are" and "I live in this."

Published on 2015-01-06 05:18:52 GMT

Xtigone first rehearsal. Topic of discussion is Black women not having their voices. Or the expectation of having a man in your life to be valid.

Published on 2015-01-06 05:14:26 GMT

Support L. Peter Callender in his production with Aurora Theater Company with Breakfast with Mugabe. Use the special $10 off discount code of CCBWM10 go to

Published on 2014-11-14 02:44:15 GMT

African-American Shakespeare Company congratulates both winner and nominees at the inaugural Theatre Bay Area Awards. Company was nominated for Outstanding Direction of a Play for "Much Ado About Nothing", directed by L. Peter Callender; Leontyne Mbele-Mbong won Outstanding Performance by Female Actor in a Principal Role in a Play for "Medea"; Dwight Dean Mahabir nominated for Outstanding Male Actor in a Featured Role in "Much Ado About Nothing"; and Cathleen Riddley nominated for Outstanding Female Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for "Medea".

Published on 2014-11-14 00:20:24 GMT

AASC Company Member, Rodney Jackson with Thomas Simpson from AfroSolo (opening in September). Rodney is in Motown the Musical - a must see!

Published on 2014-08-28 22:05:11 GMT

"Ever Onward and Upward"--Billy Strayhorn "ISFAHAN BLUES" (working title) by Torange Yeghiazarian had its first read-thru today at The African-American Shakespeare Company. It will be produced at AASC in collaboration with Golden Thread Productions, with original music by Marcus Shelby, directed by Laura Hope, dramaturgy by Nakissa Etemad, featuring performances by L. Peter Callender and Vida Ghahremani. Rehearsals will begin March 2015! Duke Ellington's Orchestra toured the Middle East in November, 1963, during a time of political discomfort in the United States. One of his musicians took a personal journey to idyllic ISFAHAN with a famous Iranian actress. So our story begins...

Published on 2014-08-12 15:01:40 GMT

Arts Education Meeting today. Great group of educators and teaching artists. Tyrone Davis, Marcia Coleman, Valerie Barth, Linda Jordan, Mildred Hale, Gregg Hood, Bria Temple, Cyndy Sugawara, Jane B.