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 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…

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…

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,…

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…