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…

REVIEW: “Twelfth Night” at Shakespeare & Company

by Jenny Hansell   Cross-dressing, mistaken identity, unrequited love, bawdy humor, and a few heart-stopping moments of darkness and deep emotion:  Shakespeare & Company’s hugely talented and appealing company works hard to make every word of Twelfth Night breathe as if freshly written.   Sticking with the play pretty much as written (recent productions in…

Shakespeare & Company’s Northeast Regional Tour Hits The Road

“Sit by my side, and let the world slip: we shall ne’er be younger.” – The Taming of the Shrew (Lenox, MA) –  Shakespeare & Company‘s Northeast Regional Tour of Shakespeare is now on the road, performing for schools and community centers throughout the Northeast. This year, the Company’s Tour brings two Shakespeare productions, Hamlet and The Taming of the…

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.…

REVIEW: “As You Like It” at Shakespeare & Company

by Jenny Hansell A wooded glade lined with white pine trees in the Berkshires is a perfect stand-in for the Forest of Arden, the setting for As You Like It, the tale of palace intrigue, battling brothers, pastoral comedy and young love now at Shakespeare & Company in Lenox. Duke Frederick has banished his brother,…