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Marcus Kearns

Birth Place: Lenox

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Marcus Kearns is a theater artist living and working in Western Massachusetts as an Actor, Director, and Technician. Born in Canada and raised in New England, Marcus has always enjoyed creative pursuits. He started theater as a middle schooler, starting backstage and then turning to acting in High School where he played everything from Russian soldiers to pirate kings to Protestant preachers. At Franklin Pierce University, he participated in the Kennedy Center American Theater Festival as an actor and did some freelance film acting for friends. He's also done modeling for local photographers. He joined the company at Shakespeare and Company in Lenox, MA during the summer of 2010 and has been living and working with the group since in roles as varied as catering manager, stage carpenter, sound engineer, actor, director, and education artist. He participated as a technical director for the Fall Festival of Shakespeare 2011 and 2014, took the company's Acting Intensive program, directed productions in the Fall Festival of Shakespeare 2012 and 2013, in addition to performing in many season's productions. He has also worked on Broadway as a Carpenter for many theaters and some of the industries top Props Masters.
Marcus is one of the three Kearns siblings working in Theatre; his sister Amanda is an Actress in Philadelphia, PA and his sister Natalie is a Props Master in London, Ontario Canada.

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Review: 10X10 NEW PLAY FESTIVAL at Barrington Stage Company

Many of the pieces provide laughs, some perspective. There is a bit of song, a bit of dance, absolutely no seltzer down any pants. Overall, the 10X10 NEW PLAY FESTIVAL offers a welcomed appetizer for the upcoming season in which BSC celebrates its 30th anniversary of bringing award winning theatre to downtown Pittsfield.
Plays, Playwrights & Casts Set for Barrington Stage Company's 10X10 New Play Festival

Barrington Stage Company presents the Award-Winning 10X10 New Play Festival this winter. Learn how to purchase tickets!
Review: THE 12TH ANNUAL 10 X 10 NEW PLAY FESTIVAL at Barrington Stage Company Offers Berkshire Audiences a Sure Sign the 2023 Season is On the Way.

The company and seemingly all involved with BSC’s 10X10 NEW PLAY FESTIVAL have done an admirable job creating and presenting an event that is enjoyable, relatable, entertaining, and thought provoking. The 12th ANNUAL 10 X 10 NEW PLAY FESTIVAL continues on the St. Germaine Stage with performances through March 5.
Barrington Stage Company Announces 12th Annual 10X10 New Play Festival

Barrington Stage Company has announced the 10-minute plays, playwrights and casting for the 12th Annual 10X10 New Play Festival, part of the 2023 10X10 Upstreet Arts Festival. 
Cast Announced for MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY at Shakespeare & Company

Casting has been announced for Shakespeare & Company's holiday reading of Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, written by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon, and directed by Ariel Bock.
Steven Dietz's PRIVATE EYES Opens Tonight at Shakespeare & Company

Shakespeare & Company unleashes its Fall Season with the hilarious thriller Private Eyes written by Steven Dietz and directed by Jonathan Croy. Private Eyes runs weekends only in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre tonight, September 20 - November 9.
Steven Dietz's PRIVATE EYES to Open 9/20 at Shakespeare & Company

Shakespeare & Company unleashes its Fall Season with the hilarious thriller Private Eyes written by Steven Dietz and directed by Jonathan Croy. Private Eyes runs weekends only in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre September 20 - November 9.
Shakespeare & Company Announces Full Cast, Schedule for 2014 Season, Featuring SHAKESPEARE'S WILL, JULIUS CAESAR, 'VANYA AND SONIA' and More

Casting for Shakespeare & Company's upcoming Summer Performance Season was finalized last week which includes a roster of audience favorites, critics' top picks and a bevy of newcomers joining the Company's ranks in this celebratory season in honor of the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth. See play titles, casting, Press Openings and full schedules for each production listed below.
Shakespeare & Company to Tour ROMEO AND JULIET this Spring

Shakespeare & Company has announced its 34th annual Northeast Regional Tour of Shakespeare, which will bring the beloved romantic tragedy Romeo and Juliet to over 50 schools and theatres throughout New England, New York, and New Jersey this spring.
LES FAUX PAS Launches 2013 Bankside Festival Today

The work of Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, better known to us as Moliere, returns to the Rose Footprint Theatre (the Company produced Tartuffe on the Footprint last season) with a new adaptation of one of his sauciest plays, Les Faux Pas: or The Counter Plots. Director Jenna Ware, who also adapted the piece, pulls out all of the stops with this riotously funny play. Featuring a cast of 11 new-comers and Company favorites Jenne Jadow and Dana Harrison Les Faux Pas: or The Counter Plots kicks off the Bankside Festival. Press Opening is tonight, July 6 at 5:30PM.
Photo Flash: First Look at the Cast of Shakespeare & Company's LES FAUX PAS

The work of Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, better known to us as Moliere, returns to the Rose Footprint Theatre (the Company produced Tartuffe on the Footprint last season) with a new adaptation of one of his sauciest plays, Les Faux Pas: or The Counter Plots. Director Jenna Ware, who also adapted the piece, pulls out all of the stops with this riotously funny play. Featuring a cast of 11 new-comers and Company favorites Jenne Jadow and Dana Harrison Les Faux Pas: or The Counter Plots kicks off the Bankside Festival. Press Opening is Saturday, July 6 at 5:30PM. Scroll down for a first look at the cast!
LES FAUX PAS: OR THE COUNTER PLOTS to Launch 2013 Bankside Festival, 7/6

The work of Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, better known to us as Moliere, returns to the Rose Footprint Theatre (the Company produced Tartuffe on the Footprint last season) with a new adaptation of one of his sauciest plays, Les Faux Pas: or The Counter Plots. Director Jenna Ware, who also adapted the piece, pulls out all of the stops with this riotously funny play. Featuring a cast of 11 new-comers and Company favorites Jenne Jadow and Dana Harrison Les Faux Pas: or The Counter Plots kicks off the Bankside Festival. Press Opening is Saturday, July 6 at 5:30PM.
Shakespeare & Company performs THE LIAR by David Ives

With classic wordplay to delight the intellect, and on-stage farcical situations to provoke the belly laughs, THE LIAR at Shakespeaere & Company is welcome relief from the Winter storms in the currently dormant Berkshires of Massachusetts. It runs until March 24 in Lenox, MA.
David Ives's Adaptation of Corneille's THE LIAR Opens 2/1 at Shakespeare & Company

Following last winter's wildly successful run of Molière's The Learned Ladies, a hilarious French farce will once again heat up the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre in February and March at Shakespeare & Company. This year, a talented ensemble of Company artists will take on award-winning playwright David Ives's (Venus in Fur, All in the Timing) razor sharp and rib-tickling adaptation of Pierre Corneille's classic farce, The Liar, running from February 1 through March 24. The production is directed by founding member Kevin G. Coleman, the critically acclaimed director of The Memory of Water (2011) and The Winter's Tale (2010), among many others.

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