LENOX, Mass. — Shakespeare & Company will present March Mash-up: Contemporary Readings on Saturday, March 26 and Sunday, March 27, featuring three contemporary play readings written by women playwrights. 

Beginning on Saturday, March 26 at 4 p.m., the weekend includes White Savior by Catherine Filloux, The Islanders by Carey Crim, and Born With Teeth by Liz Duffy Adams. 

4 p.m. Saturday: White Savior tells the story of a Tweet gone viral and the familial and political challenges that arise. Directed by Mark Farrell and featuring Elizabeth Aspenlieder, Helen T. Clark, L. James, and Kristen Moriarty. 

12 p.m. Sunday: The Islanders, featuring Michael Hammond and Barbara N. Howard explores the relationship between two neighbors on an island in the Great Lakes; one controlled, one secretive. The Islanders will be directed by Regge Life. 

4 p.m. Sunday: Born With Teeth, directed by Shakespeare & Company’s Artistic Director Allyn Burrows, is a shorter play that imagines a conversation in a back-room pub between two poets: seasoned Kit Marlowe and up-and-comer Will Shakespeare. Born With Teeth will feature Gregory Boover and Ryan T. Winkles, and was the winner of the 2021 Edgerton Foundation New Play Award.

All performances will be staged in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre on the Shakespeare & Company grounds in Lenox, Mass. Single tickets are $27, and Weekend Passes are available. Students 17 and under may purchase tickets for $12. 

Berkshire County residents may use the code BerkShakes at checkout for a 40% discount on tickets, and Frontline Workers may use the code THANKYOU for a 25% discount.

All patrons planning to attend any indoor performances are required to show a form of ID and a COVID-19 vaccination card, or proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within the last 48 hours. Masks are required. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit shakespeare.org or call 413.637.3353.

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