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…

Boston University Tanglewood Institute Announces 2019 Programming

Performances and programs take place in the Berkshires and Boston,  June 17–August 10, 2019 Highlights this summer include: Performances of orchestral works composed by BUTI alumni Mason Bates (BUTI’94), Paul Haas (BUTI’87, ’88), and Missy Mazzoli (BUTI’98) Workshops and masterclasses as part of the inaugural year of the Tanglewood Learning Institute Young Artists Orchestra performance…

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…

Shakespeare & Company Presents “The Taming of the Shrew”

Performances Run July 9 – August 17, 2019 “And where two raging fires meet together, They do consume the thing that feeds their fury” – Act II, Scene I (Lenox, MA) – Shakespeare & Company presents William Shakespeare’s explosive and provocative comedy, The Taming of the Shrew, directed by veteran Shakespeare & Company actor and director, Kelly…