Shakespeare & Company Announces 2018 Season Casting

(Lenox, MA) –  Shakespeare & Company announces its 2018 season casting. Under the direction of Artistic Director Allyn Burrows the Company’s Summer Season includes a roster of audience beloved artists, critically acclaimed actors, and a host of newcomers joining the Company. The season opens Memorial Day Weekend with Carey Crim’s New England Premiere of Morning After Grace, a comedic romance about…

Shakespeare & Company Announces 2018 Summer Season

(Lenox, MA) –  Shakespeare & Company announces its 2018 summer season. Exploring themes of Delight, Deceit, and Desire, the season includes three Shakespeare plays: Macbeth, As You Like It, and Love’s Labor’s Lost; plus the New England Premiere of Morning After Grace by Carey Crim; Creditors by August Strindberg adapted by David Greig; Heisenberg by Laurence Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens; Mothers and Sons by Tony Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally; and HIR by Pulitzer Prize finalist Taylor Mac. “We…

“Lincoln Speaks” Program Returns to Chesterwood on Aug. 9

Dramatic readings featuring Abraham Lincoln’s little-known private thoughts to be performed along with 16th President’s greatest words STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. (Aug. 1, 2017) – Art and history, as vividly recalled in both the public oratory and private thoughts of Abraham Lincoln, will come alive at Chesterwood on Wednesday, Aug. 9 at 5 p.m., with the return of…

Shakespeare & Company Presents Storytellers & Songwriters

(Lenox, MA) – In celebration of the Company’s 40th Season, Shakespeare & Company presents a special August event series, Storytellers and Songwriters. Each event will explore various characters through solo performances by veteran Company artists, many including live music and original compositions from acclaimed musicians and songwriters, including Michi Wiancko, Kris Delmhorst, and the BSO Tanglewood Music Composer…

REVIEW: “Cymbeline” at Shakespeare & Company

Shakespeare’s “tragical-comical-historical-pastoral” by Barbara Waldinger Congratulations to Tina Packer and her supremely talented and versatile cast and crew on their gorgeous production of Cymbeline at Shakespeare & Company!  We are transported back to the early glory days of the company, outdoors at the Mount, when performers surrounded the audience as they brought to life the…

Shakespeare & Company Presents “Cymbeline”

(Lenox, MA) – Shakespeare & Company presents Shakespeare’s Cymbeline, directed by Founding Artistic Director Tina Packer. This tale of love and passion, produced for the first time on the Company’s Mainstage, runs in the Tina Packer Playhouse from July 4 to August 6, 2017. The production also marks a personal milestone for Packer, who, after opening…