Shakespeare & Company Announces Cast for “Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley”

Jane Austen-inspired, Costumed Reading will be Staged December 16 through 18 LENOX, Mass. – 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. Four performances of this imagined sequel to Jane Austen’s Pride and…

Shakespeare & Company Presents Costumed Reading of “Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley”

Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley is presented in honor of  Shakespeare & Company Costume Director Govane Lohbauer, and in memory of actor, teacher, and weapons master Bob Lohbauer, who passed away in September 2022. Shakespeare & Company returns to the world of Jane Austen-inspired theater with a lively, costumed reading of Miss Bennet: Christmas…

REVIEW: “Measure for Measure” at Shakespeare & Company

by Barbara Waldinger Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure, now being staged at Shakespeare & Company’s Tina Packer Playhouse, is known as a “problem play.”  Neither tragedy nor comedy, it lives somewhere in between, which is probably why it is rarely produced.  But this Lenox company ended up with more problems than…

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…

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