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 Honored with Four Berkshire Theatre Awards

(Lenox, MA) –  Shakespeare & Company is proud to have been honored with four Berkshire Theatre Awards. At a ceremony held in Pittsfield last week, the Board of the Berkshire Theatre Critics Association presented 21 Berkshire Theatre Awards. This was the third year the awards have been presented to honor and celebrate the excellence and diversity…

Shakespeare & Company Announces 2019 Shakespeare Plays

(Lenox, MA) – Shakespeare & Company is thrilled to announce its Shakespeare lineup for the 2019 summer season. Under the direction of Artistic Director Allyn Burrows and Managing Director Adam Davis, the season will include three Shakespeare plays: Twelfth Night directed by Burrows, The Merry Wives of Windsor directed by Kevin G. Coleman, and The Taming of the Shrew directed by Kelly Galvin. Season FLEXPasses go on…

Fall Festival of Shakespeare Common Classes Teach Teamwork to High Schoolers

(Lenox, MA) – The Fall Festival of Shakespeare is back for its 29th season, and with it come the integral Common Classes where hundreds of teenagers come together for four classes in Stage Combat, Dance and Movement, Technical Theatre and Performance Preparation. Ten different schools are represented in this year’s Festival, coming from the Berkshires, Pioneer Valley, and eastern New York State. The…