REVIEW: “The Children” at Shakespeare & Company

by Macey Levin   First came the earthquake, then the tsunami that devastated villages, inundated farms, caused massive beach erosion and flooded a nuclear power plant along the English coast.  All this occurs before the beginning of Lucy Kirkwood’s The Children, a provocative play currently enjoying an intelligent and engrossing production at Shakespeare & Company’s…

Shakespeare & Company Presents A Workshop Production of “Coriolanus”

“If e’er again I meet him beard to beard, he’s mine or I am his.” – Act I, Scene X (Lenox, MA) – Shakespeare & Company presents a special limited run workshop production of William Shakespeare’s Coriolanus in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre. Performances run from August 21 – August 25, and brings together Artistic Director Allyn Burrows and Founding Artistic Director…

Tickets for WAM’s Fall MainStage Show “Pipeline” Now On Sale! 

“If Dominique Morisseau wasn’t already established as one of the most exciting theatre voices that have emerged in this young century, PIPELINE should surely confirm that status.” ~BroadwayWorld LENOX, MA (July 15, 2019) –  WAM Theatre is delighted to announce that tickets go on sale Tuesday, July 16, for their fall Mainstage production of PIPELINE…

Shakespeare & Company Presents Lucy Kirkwood’s Timely Play “The Children”

(Lenox, MA) – Shakespeare & Company presents Critics Circle and Susan Smith Blackburn Award-winning playwright Lucy Kirkwood’s timely play The Children, directed by James Warwick, back for his second season with the Company after last season’s acclaimed Mothers and Sons. The Children runs from July 18 to August 18 in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre,  and was a 2018 Tony Award Best Play…

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 –…