REVIEW: “The Waverly Gallery” at Shakespeare & Company

by Macey Levin   Kenneth Lonergan’s play The Waverly Gallery had its off-Broadway debut in 2000 and was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize the following year. It dramatizes the story of Gladys Green who, over a two-year period, slips from mild senility to full-blown dementia. The original production and the recent revival, which brought Elaine May…

Shakespeare & Company Opens its 2019 Season with “The Waverly Gallery”

Performances Run May 23 – July 14 “An exquisite blend of humor and sorrow.”—Broadway News (Lenox, MA) – Shakespeare & Company‘s season opens Memorial Day Weekend with Pulitzer Prize finalist The Waverly Gallery by Kenneth Lonergan, directed by Founding Artistic Director Tina Packer. This powerful story sheds a heartrending and humorous light on the effects of senility on a family. Performances run from May 23rd –…

Shakespeare & Company Announces 2019 Summer Season Casting

(Lenox, MA) –  Shakespeare & Company is proud to announce its 2019 Summer Season casting. Under the direction of Artistic Director Allyn Burrows the Company’s Summer Season includes a roster of audience beloved artists, critically-acclaimed actors, and a host of newcomers. The season opens Memorial Day Weekend with Pulitzer Prize finalist The Waverly Gallery by Kenneth Lonergan, directed by founding Artistic Director Tina Packer. Under the theme, “The…

GhostLit Repertory Theatre Company Announces Spring/Summer 2019 Season

GhostLit Repertory Theatre Company, under the leadership of Artistic Directors Caitlin Teeley and Harrison Lang, is proud to announce its spring and summer 2019 season, featuring the regional premieres of Nicky Silver’s absurdist dark comedy, Pterodactyls, and the Tony Award®-winning play Peter and the Starcatcher.             Kicking off the season will be a fundraising cabaret entitled Berkshire Backwards.…

Shakespeare & Company Presents “Pride and Prejudice”

(Lenox, MA) – Shakespeare & Company proudly presents Pride and Prejudice, written by Jon Jory based on the novel by Jane Austen. The lively costumed reading is directed and staged by longtime Company member and Producing Associate Ariel Bock. A funny, warm-hearted classic tale, will have a special limited run from December 14 – 16 in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre.…

Fall Festival Of Shakespeare Final Performances Begin November 15th

Shakespeare & Company Celebrates 30 Years of Festivals bringing Students Together (Lenox, MA) – Celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year, the annual Fall Festival of Shakespeare will bring hundreds of teenagers from ten different high schools to the Tina Packer Playhouse at Shakespeare & Company. Beginning on November 15th, the four-day festival marks the culmination of the nine-week program that places Shakespeare & Company Education Artists…

The Fall Festival of Shakespeare Celebrates 30 Years

Common Classes for the Ten Participating High Schools in the Festival Begin Next Week (Lenox, MA) – The Fall Festival of Shakespeare celebrates its 30th season, bringing together over 500 local students to explore Shakespeare, creativity, and teamwork. The nationally recognized program begins with an integral series of four Common Classes where hundreds of teenagers come together for workshops in Stage Combat,…