Alabama Shakespeare Festival
The Alabama Shakespeare Festival (ASF), located in Montgomery - Alabama's state capital - is the sixth largest Shakespeare festival in the world and attracts more than 300,000 annual visitors from all 50 states and over 60 countries. ASF operates year-round, producing 14 world-class productions annually, including three works of William Shakespeare. The remainder are classics of the stage - works by playwrights such as Moliére, George Bernard Shaw, Anton Chekhov, Tennessee Williams, Thornton Wilder, and Eugene O'Neill - along with musicals and new works commissioned by the Festival. Children's Theatre and SchoolFest, ASF's student matinee programs, entertain and educate more than 36,000 schoolchildren each season from throughout the region.