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Photo Flash: Harriet Harris, Claire Saunders & More Star in THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING E Photo Photo Flash: Harriet Harris, Claire Saunders & More Star in THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST at Berkshire Theatre Group
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 18, 2021

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde will be presented by Berkshire Theatre Group from Sunday, June 20 to Saturday, July 10. Directed by David Auburn, the show will be presented at The Fitzpatrick Main Stage, Outside Under the Main Stage Tent. 

Casting Announced for Berkshire Theatre Group's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST & NIN Photo Casting Announced for Berkshire Theatre Group's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST & NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMEN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 7, 2021

Berkshire Theatre Group has announced Tony Award-winner Harriet Harris (Thoroughly Modern Millie) has joined the cast as Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest. Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winner David Auburn will direct BTG's production.

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces 2021 Outdoor Summer Season Featuring Kelli O'Hara,  Photo Berkshire Theatre Group Announces 2021 Outdoor Summer Season Featuring Kelli O'Hara, Norm Lewis and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 2, 2021

Berkshire Theatre Group has announced immersive outdoor experiences for summer 2021, with a casting sneak-peek. BTG will be releasing a complete season cast announcement at a later date. Berkshire Theatre Group will work in adherence with government guidelines and corresponding health and safety officials.

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces Holiday Season Photo Berkshire Theatre Group Announces Holiday Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 29, 2020

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO Kate Maguire have announced Berkshire Theatre’s 2020 holiday season. According to Maguire, “During a time when families are feeling isolated and challenged, we strive to bring you programming that seems more important than ever, imagined in creative spaces, and in the spirit of the holiday season,'

Shakespeare & Company Announces 2020 Summer Season Photo Shakespeare & Company Announces 2020 Summer Season
by Stephi Wild - Feb 11, 2020

Shakespeare & Company is excited to announce its 2020 summer season, May 21 - October 18, 2020. Under the theme 'The Labyrinth of Love' the season includes Shakespeare titles: King Lear, Much Ado About Nothing, The Comedy of Errors, and, in a special workshop production, Measure for Measure. The contemporary plays this season are The Lifespan of a Fact by Jeremy Kareken, David Murrell, and Gordon Farrell; What Rhymes With America, by the Obie Award-winning playwright Melissa James Gibson; Row After Row by Jessica Dickey; Susan Smith Blackburn Award and Obie Award winner My Left Breast by Susan Miller; and Laurence Olivier Award winner Betrayal by Harold Pinter.

Shakespeare & Company Presents JULIUS CAESAR Photo Shakespeare & Company Presents JULIUS CAESAR
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2019

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 reading will be held in the Tina Packer Playhouse at 1:30pm on September 1st.

Shakespeare & Company Holds Summer Training Institute Photo Shakespeare & Company Holds Summer Training Institute
by Stephi Wild - Jun 13, 2019

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 program includes 39 participants from all over the United States, including the South, Midwest, New England, and the West Coast. The program is also hosting international students from Australia and the Marshall Islands.

Shakespeare & Company Holds 2018 Season Gala Photo Shakespeare & Company Holds 2018 Season Gala
by Stephi Wild - Jul 5, 2018

Honoring Trustee Michael A. Miller for his twenty-five years of service, Shakespeare & Company held its 2018 Season Gala on Saturday, June 30th. The sold-out benefit, co-chaired by Rhea Werner and Suzanne Werner, was the most successful in Company history, raising more than $400,000 for Training, Education, and Performance programs.

Shakespeare & Company Presents New England Premiere Of MORNING AFTER GRACE Photo Shakespeare & Company Presents New England Premiere Of MORNING AFTER GRACE
by Julie Musbach - May 8, 2018

Shakespeare & Company presents the New England Premiere of Morning After Grace written by Cary Crim, and directed by Regge Life who helmed last season's hit comedy God of Carnage. Morning After Grace is an unconventional new comedy tackling love, loss, and second chances. Performances run from May 24th - July 15th in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre.

Shakespeare & Company Announces 2018 Season Casting Photo Shakespeare & Company Announces 2018 Season Casting
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 3, 2018

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 second chances.

Shakespeare & Company Announces 2018 Season Photo Shakespeare & Company Announces 2018 Season
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 23, 2018

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.

A Perfect Pair of Wharton Comedies Come to Shakespeare & Company Photo A Perfect Pair of Wharton Comedies Come to Shakespeare & Company
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 11, 2017

Shakespeare & Company presents A Perfect Pair of Wharton Comedies. Based on short stories originally penned by the Berkshires' legendary Edith Wharton, Roman Fever and The Fullness of Life have been adapted by Shakespeare & Company Founding Member and Training Director Dennis Krausnick. The Wharton Comedies will run at the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre as part of their 2017 season August 17 through September 10.

Shakespeare & Company Announces THE WHARTON COMEDIES Photo Shakespeare & Company Announces THE WHARTON COMEDIES
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 3, 2017

Shakespeare & Company presents A Perfect Pair of Wharton Comedies. Based on short stories originally penned by the Berkshires' legendary Edith Wharton, Roman Fever and The Fullness of Life have been adapted by Shakespeare & Company Founding Member and Training Director Dennis Krausnick. The Wharton Comedies will run at the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre as part of their 2017 season August 17 through September 10.

Shakespeare & Company Sets Casting for Summer 2017 Season of the Bard and More
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Shakespeare & Company has announced casting for its upcoming summer performance season, under the direction of Artistic Director Allyn Burrows and Managing Director Adam Davis. The Company's 40th Anniversary Season includes a roster of audience favorite artists, critics' top pick actors and a multitude of newcomers joining the Company. The season opens Memorial Day Weekend with Amy Herzog's 4000 Miles.

Shakespeare & Company Announces Casting for 40th Anniversary Season
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 24, 2017

Shakespeare & Company is pleased to announce casting for its upcoming summer performance season, under the direction of Artistic Director Allyn Burrows and Managing Director Adam Davis. The Company's 40th Anniversary Season includes a roster of audience favorite artists, critics' top pick actors and a multitude of newcomers joining the Company. The season opens Memorial Day Weekend with Amy Herzog's 4000 Miles.

Three Plays by the Bard and More Slated for Shakespeare & Company's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Shakespeare & Company announces its lineup for the 2017 summer season, which includes three Shakespeare plays: Cymbeline, The Tempest, and A Midsummer Night's Dream; plus two Edith Wharton comedies, Roman Fever and the newly adapted The Fullness of Life. Additional titles include the Obie Award winning 4,000 Miles by Amy Herzog; New York Drama Critics Circle and the Outer Critics Circle Recipient, Intimate Apparel by Lynn Nottage; and Tony Award Winner, God of Carnage by Yasmina Reza.

WAM Theatre to Host Berkshire Event in Solidarity with Women's March
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2017

A local steering committee, including Kristen van Ginhoven, co-founder and Artistic Director of WAM Theatre, and community members Jayne Benjulian, Lynn Festa and Mary Lincoln, are organizing a free local event in solidarity with the January 21 Women's March on Washington.

WAM Theatre to Host Berkshire Event in Solidarity with Women's March
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

A local steering committee, including Kristen van Ginhoven, co-founder and Artistic Director of WAM Theatre, and community members Jayne Benjulian, Lynn Festa and Mary Lincoln, are organizing a free local event in solidarity with the January 21 Women's March on Washington.

WAM Theatre Makes Record Donation to Berkshire Immigrant Center & New Illuminations Project
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Every year WAM Theatre donates a portion of the box office proceeds from their fall Main Stage production to agencies that benefit women and girls locally, nationally, or internationally. The success of their co-production with the Berkshire Theatre Group of The Bakelite Masterpiece by Kate Cayley enabled the company to present their largest donation yet to their 2016 beneficiaries - the Berkshire Immigrant Center (BIC) and Suzi Banks Baum's New Illuminations Project.

David Adkins and Corinna May to Lead American Premiere of THE BAKELITE MASTERPIECE at Berkshire Theatre Group
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Berkshire Theatre Group and WAM Theatre present the American Premiere of The Bakelite Masterpiece, by Kate Cayley and directed by Kristen van Ginhoven, featuring David Adkins and Corinna May. The Bakelite Masterpiece runs at the Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge, September 29 through October 23.

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