Shakespeare & Company Announces Complete 2020 Season

(Lenox, MA) –  Shakespeare & Company is excited to announce its 2020 summer season, May 21 – October 18, 2020. Under the theme “The Labyrinth of Love” the season includes Shakespeare titles: King Lear, Much Ado About Nothing, The Comedy of Errors, and, in a special workshop production, Measure for Measure. The contemporary plays this season are The Lifespan of a Fact by Jeremy Kareken, David Murrell, and Gordon Farrell; What Rhymes With…

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…

REVIEW: “Breakwater” at Barrington Public Theater

by Barbara Waldinger What a pleasure to attend the appealing and comfortable McConnell Theatre at Daniel Arts Center, Bard College at Simon’s Rock, where Barrington Public Theater makes its debut—Breakwater by Jim Frangione.  Facing the audience is a deep, wide proscenium stage, depicting beige sand dunes in Hyannis circa 1990, where a stunning blue backdrop…

Shakespeare & Company’s Summer Training Institute Kicks Off 2019 Session

(Lenox, MA) – Shakespeare & Company‘s Summer Training Institute kicked off last month. The four week program provides young actors, ages 18-25, the opportunity to immerse themselves in the actor/audience acting approach and pedagogy of the Company. The Summer Training Institute is targeted for undergraduate theatre students, recent graduates, and early career acting professionals. This summer the…

Barrington Public Theater Presents “Breakwater”

Barrington Public Theater presents “Breakwater” by Jim Frangione, directed by Kelly Galvin, June 13-23 in the McConnell Theater, Daniel Arts Center on the campus of Bard College at Simon’s Rock, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington, MA. It’s 1990 on Cape Cod and Bobbi Herring is a combustible, twenty-eight year-old female taxi driver struggling to overcome…

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.…