ARTS Pick: Women Beware Women

A lack of fortune leads to misfortune in American Shakespeare Center’s Jacobean tragedy Women Beware Women. Photo: Lindsay Walters A lack of fortune leads to misfortune in American Shakespeare Center’s Jacobean tragedy Women Beware Women. Photo: Lindsay Walters

Deception, infidelity and feigned love are central for three ladies of Florence, Italy, in Thomas Middleton’s Women Beware Women. The dramatic plot grows increasingly complicated as lies intertwined with love affairs weave a web that ultimately results in tragedy.

Through 3/31. $18-54, times vary. American Shakespeare Center, 10 S. Market St., Staunton. (540) 885-5588.