BWW TV Exclusive: The Bard in the Berkshires! Go Inside the 2015 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 38th season includes performances of The How and the Why, Henry V, The Comedy of Errors, Shakespeare and the Language that Shaped a World, Hamlet, The Unexpected Man, Mother of the Maid, Red Velvet, Cry Havoc, and Hampton. For more information, visit www.shakespeare.org.
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 Kelley Curran, John Douglas Thompson, and Tina Packer, as well as sneak peeks of Mother of the Maid and Henry V!