Shakespeare & Company Announces Cast for “Measure for Measure”

LENOX, Mass. – Shakespeare & Company has announced the cast of Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare – to be staged at the Tina Packer Playhouse at the Shakespeare & Company campus, from August 19 through September 18. Opening performance is  Directed by Alice Reagan, Measure for Measure follows Lord Angelo, abruptly appointed to rule…

REVIEW: “Much Ado About Nothing” at Shakespeare & Company

by Barbara Waldinger Every once in a while a production comes along in which all of its elements coalesce perfectly, creating a whole world in which you’d like to remain long after the lights dim.  Kelly Galvin’s production of Much Ado About Nothing at Shakespeare & Company is such a…

Shakespeare & Company Seeks Actor for “Golden Leaf Rag Time Blues”

LENOX, Mass. — Shakespeare & Company seeks a non-union actor for an upcoming production of Golden Leaf Rag Time Blues by Charles Smith, directed by Raz Golden. Rehearsals start on August 30, 2022, with previews on September 23 and 24, opening September 25 and closing October 30. It will play five shows…

Shakespeare & Company Presents a Costumed Reading of “The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley”

This holiday season, Shakespeare & Company presents a lively, costumed reading of The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley. Written by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon and directed by Ariel Bock, the play features the many familiar characters of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice as well as some new faces. A companion to Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley – the first Jane…

Shakespeare & Company Presents “Measure for Measure”

Workshop Production of Shakespeare Classic Runs September 1 through 5 [Lenox, MA – August 23, 2021] Shakespeare & Company continues its 2021 season with a workshop production of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure. Directed by Alice Reagan, the production Reagan will open for a limited run September 1 through 5. Measure for…

REVIEW: “King Lear” at Shakespeare & Company

by Christopher Tucci Audiences heading to The New Spruce Theater, where 40 foot spruce trees are the natural backdrop to the three-quarter round stage, to see Shakespeare and Company’s King Lear should be prepared for an evening outdoors. Frequent patrons of Tanglewood are familiar with the routine: bug spray, a…

REVIEW: “The Children” at Shakespeare & Company

by Macey Levin   First came the earthquake, then the tsunami that devastated villages, inundated farms, caused massive beach erosion and flooded a nuclear power plant along the English coast.  All this occurs before the beginning of Lucy Kirkwood’s The Children, a provocative play currently enjoying an intelligent and engrossing…

REVIEW: “Twelfth Night” at Shakespeare & Company

by Jenny Hansell   Cross-dressing, mistaken identity, unrequited love, bawdy humor, and a few heart-stopping moments of darkness and deep emotion:  Shakespeare & Company’s hugely talented and appealing company works hard to make every word of Twelfth Night breathe as if freshly written.   Sticking with the play pretty much…

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