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BWW TV Exclusive: Get Thee to the Berkshires for the 2016 Season of Shakespeare & Company!


Located in The Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, Shakespeare & Company is one of the largest Shakespeare Festivals in the country, founded in 1978 by Tina Packer. The Company develops and performs Shakespeare, classics, contemporary, and new plays of social and political significance, generating opportunities for collaboration between actors, directors and designers of all races, nationalities and backgrounds. Shakespeare & Company also reaches more than 45,000 students annually with innovative performances, workshops and residencies.

The company's 39th season includes: The Taming, Ugly Lies the Bone, The Merchant of Venice, Twelfth Night, The Emperor of the Moon, Or, by Liz Duffy Adams, Cry "Havoc!", The Two Gentleman of Verona, Sotto Voce, and It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play. For more information, visit

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge recently stopped by the theatre company in the beautiful Berkshires to chat with some Shakespeare & Company insiders for a scoop on the summer season. Below, check out interviews with Jonathan Croy, Tamara Hickey, Cloteal L. Horne, and Ryan Winkles as well as sneak peeks of some of their currently-running shows!

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