Shakespeare & Company’s 2019 Fall Festival of Shakespeare Begins

Common Classes for the Ten Participating High Schools Start Next Week (Lenox, MA) –  Shakespeare & Company‘s acclaimed Fall Festival of Shakespeare is back, bringing together over 500 middle and high school students to explore Shakespeare, creativity, and teamwork. Ten schools are represented in this year’s Festival, coming from the Berkshires, Pioneer Valley, and eastern New York State. The nationally recognized program begins…

REVIEW: “The Merry Wives of Windsor” at Shakespeare & Company

by Barbara Waldinger Kevin G. Coleman, the Director of Education and founding member of Shakespeare & Company, and runner-up for the Tony Award for Excellence in Theatre Education (2016), believes that “The Merry Wives of Windsor is Shakespeare having fun.  Period.  No grand themes. No deep waters.”  And that’s what he provides in his direction…

Shakespeare & Company Presents “The Merry Wives of Windsor”

Performances Run August 8 – September 1, 2019 “O powerful Love, that in some respects makes a beast a man, in some other a man a beast.” – Act V, Scene V (Lenox, MA) – Shakespeare & Company presents William Shakespeare’s madcap comedy, The Merry Wives of Windsor directed by founding company member and Director of Education, Kevin…

Shakespeare & Company Presents a Winter Studio Festival of Plays

(Lenox, MA) –  Shakespeare & Company is pleased to announce its annual Winter Studio Festival of Plays on January 19 and 20, 2019. This weekend of staged readings will showcase emerging and established playwrights, and feature Company artists. All performances will take place in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre on the Shakespeare & Company campus in Lenox,…

Shakespeare & Company Receives Mass Cultural Council Grants

(Lenox, MA) – Shakespeare & Company is the recent recipient of two education grants from the Mass Cultural Council. The Company was awarded $33,700 through the MCC’s Cultural Investment Portfolio and $16,000 through MCC’s YouthReach for the Company’s nationally recognized Shakespeare in the Courts program. “We are so proud to be recognized by the Mass Cultural Council, and…

Shakespeare & Company Holds 2018 Season Gala

(Lenox, MA) – Honoring Trustee Michael A. Miller for his twenty-five years of service, Shakespeare & Company held its 2018 Season Gala on Saturday, June 30th. The sold-out benefit, co-chaired by Rhea Werner and Suzanne Werner, was the most successful in Company history, raising more than $400,000 for Training, Education, and Performance programs. The festivities began…