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Shakespeare & Company Presents MACBETH Directed By Melia Bensussen Photo Shakespeare & Company Presents MACBETH Directed By Melia Bensussen
by Julie Musbach - Jun 14, 2018

Shakespeare & Company presents William Shakespeare's Macbeth, directed by Obie Award-winning director Melia Bensussen. Company veterans Jonathan Croy and Tod Randolph take the helm as Macbeth and Lady Macbeth, two of Shakespeare's most notorious anti-heroes. Shakespeare's stunning classic of blind ambition and corrosive power runs from July 3 - August 5 in the Tina Packer Playhouse.

Photo Flash: Connecticut Repertory Theatre Presents AS YOU LIKE IT Photo Photo Flash: Connecticut Repertory Theatre Presents AS YOU LIKE IT
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 19, 2018

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) ends its 2017-18 season with William Shakespeare's "As You Like It". Kristin Wold will direct. Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from April 19th through April 29th, 2018. For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113.

CT Repertory Theatre Ends 2017-18 Season With AS YOU LIKE IT Photo CT Repertory Theatre Ends 2017-18 Season With AS YOU LIKE IT
by Julie Musbach - Apr 10, 2018

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) ends its 2017-18 season with William Shakespeare's "As You Like It". Kristin Wold will direct. Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from April 19th through April 29th, 2018. For tickets and information please visit crt.uconn.edu or call (860) 486-2113.

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's Northeast Regional Tour HitsThe Road Photo Shakespeare & Company's Northeast Regional Tour HitsThe Road
by Stephi Wild - Feb 28, 2018

Shakespeare & Company's Northeast Regional Tour of Shakespeare is now on the road. This year, the Company's Tour brings two Shakespeare productions, Othello, the Moor of Venice and A Midsummer Night's Dream, to over 20,000 students. The Tour visits 75 schools throughout the Northeast in nine different states including; Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, Rhode Island, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Maryland.

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.

Shakespeare & Company's GOD OF CARNAGE Benefit Performance Raises $4,725 for Hurrican Photo Shakespeare & Company's GOD OF CARNAGE Benefit Performance Raises $4,725 for Hurricane Relief
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Shakespeare & Company held a special benefit performance of God of Carnage last Thursday to give back to those impacted by the recent hurricanes. The Berkshire community came out in support, and together raised over $4,775 for victims of the recent devastation.

Shakespeare & Company Adds Performance of GOD OF CARNAGE to Aid Hurricane Relief Photo Shakespeare & Company Adds Performance of GOD OF CARNAGE to Aid Hurricane Relief
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

Shakespeare & Company adds a special benefit performance to its God of Carnage run to give back to those impacted by the recent hurricanes.

Photo Coverage: GOD OF CARNAGE Celebrates Opening Night at Shakespeare & Company Photo Photo Coverage: GOD OF CARNAGE Celebrates Opening Night at Shakespeare & Company
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 17, 2017

Opening night at Shakespeare & Company's production of God Of Carnage displayed the exceptional versatility and riveting acting of four of Shakespeare & Company's players, Elizabeth Aspenlieder, Allyn Burrows, Jonathan Croy, and Kristin Wold. The play is presented in Shakespeare's Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre which is the perfect intimate setting to put the audience in the middle of the carnage.

Shakespeare & Company Announces Yasmina Reza's GOD OF CARNAGE Photo Shakespeare & Company Announces Yasmina Reza's GOD OF CARNAGE
by Rebecca Russo - Aug 31, 2017

Shakespeare & Company presents God of Carnage written by Yasmina Reza and translated by Christopher Hampton, directed by Regge Life. The play won a Tony Award for Best Play and an Olivier Award for Best Comedy, now this award-winning New York hit comes to the Berkshires. Written by the author of ART, God of Carnage runs from September 14 - October 8th in the Elayne P. Bernstein.

Sweet Honey In The Rock to Headline Shakespeare & Company's Ruby Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2017

Shakespeare & Company celebrates their 40th Anniversary Season today, July 1st at the 40th Season Ruby Gala. The event will honor the Company's 40-year tradition of bringing world class theatrical productions to Berkshire audiences, while eagerly anticipating future seasons with Artistic Director Allyn Burrows and Managing Director Adam Davis.

Shakespeare & Company Announces Outdoor Shakespeare at The Mount
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 28, 2017

Shakespeare & Company presents William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Jonathan Croy and Douglas Seldin, and performed outside at The Dell at The Mount. This magical favorite, presented by Shakespeare & Company's Northeast Regional Education Tour and Riotous Youth Faculty, runs from July 11 to August 19, 2017.

Sweet Honey In The Rock to Headline Shakespeare & Company's Ruby Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Shakespeare & Company celebrates their 40th Anniversary Season on Saturday, July 1st at the 40th Season Ruby Gala. The event will honor the Company's 40-year tradition of bringing world class theatrical productions to Berkshire audiences, while eagerly anticipating future seasons with Artistic Director Allyn Burrows and Managing Director Adam Davis.

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.

Shakespeare & Company to Celebrate the Bard's Birthday with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Each year Shakespeare festivals around the globe celebrate the birthday of our greatest playwright with special events. Shakespeare & Company is proud to partake in the movement. On Saturday, April 22 at 7pm, the Northeast Regional Tour will present William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream in the Tina Packer playhouse. A reception with the cast will follow the performance.

Shakespeare & Company's Celebration of Joan Ackermann to Feature World Premiere Reading
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Shakespeare & Company has announced Joan Ackermann: One Playwright, One Weekend with staged play readings Friday, March 17 through Sunday, March 19. 

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.

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Co. & Shakespeare & Co. Take Top Honors at First Annual Berkshire Theatre Awards
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 14, 2016

It was appropriate that two-time Tony Award winner William Finn was present at The First Annual Berkshire Theatre Award ceremony held in Pittsfield MA. on  Sunday November 13th. Mr. Finn won a Tony for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee which was home grown up in The Berkshires at Barrington Stage Company. Although he didn't have any work in contention for the prestigious award, Finn did accept a few 'Berkies' for some artists who could not receive their awards in person.

Broadway Star Will Swenson, BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER Among Recently Announced Berkshire Theatre Award Winners - Check Out the Full List Here!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 17, 2016

The winners of the First Annual Berkshire Theatre Awards have been announced. Seventeen arts journalists voted on 120 nominees in 25 categories chosen from artists in the 75 live theatre productions mounted in Berkshire County and adjacent areas between October 1, 2015 and September 30, 2016.

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