Shakespeare & Company Presents Reading of “Julius Caesar” with John Douglas Thompson

“Let slip the dogs of war” (Lenox, MA) – Shakespeare & Company presents a one-time-only performance of Julius Caesar directed by Founding Artistic Director Tina Packer, who was recently honored by a Lifetime Achievement Award by The Shakespeare Theatre Association. The special staged reading features the Obie Award-winning John Douglas Thompson as Brutus along with a cast of returning Company favorites. The…

Shakespeare & Company Presents A Workshop Production of “Coriolanus”

“If e’er again I meet him beard to beard, he’s mine or I am his.” – Act I, Scene X (Lenox, MA) – Shakespeare & Company presents a special limited run workshop production of William Shakespeare’s Coriolanus in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre. Performances run from August 21 – August 25, and brings together Artistic Director Allyn Burrows and Founding Artistic Director…

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…

Shakespeare & Company Hosts Celebration of Life in Honor of Dennis Krausnick

(Lenox, MA) – Honoring beloved Founder and Director of Training Dennis Krausnick, Shakespeare & Company hosts a special memorial program open to the public. On Monday, June 24, 2019, at 1:00pm the Company welcomes community members and fellow artists to gather for the Dennis Krausnick Celebration of Life, held in the Tina Packer Playhouse Tent on the Shakespeare &…

REVIEW: “The Waverly Gallery” at Shakespeare & Company

by Macey Levin   Kenneth Lonergan’s play The Waverly Gallery had its off-Broadway debut in 2000 and was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize the following year. It dramatizes the story of Gladys Green who, over a two-year period, slips from mild senility to full-blown dementia. The original production and the recent revival, which brought Elaine May…

Shakespeare & Company Opens its 2019 Season with “The Waverly Gallery”

Performances Run May 23 – July 14 “An exquisite blend of humor and sorrow.”—Broadway News (Lenox, MA) – Shakespeare & Company‘s season opens Memorial Day Weekend with Pulitzer Prize finalist The Waverly Gallery by Kenneth Lonergan, directed by Founding Artistic Director Tina Packer. This powerful story sheds a heartrending and humorous light on the effects of senility on a family. Performances run from May 23rd –…

Shakespeare & Company Announces 2019 Summer Season Casting

(Lenox, MA) –  Shakespeare & Company is proud to announce its 2019 Summer 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. The season opens Memorial Day Weekend with Pulitzer Prize finalist The Waverly Gallery by Kenneth Lonergan, directed by founding Artistic Director Tina Packer. Under the theme, “The…