REVIEW: “An Iliad” at Shakespeare & Company

by Macey Levin MaConnia Chesser is delivering a riveting performance in Shakespeare and Company’s one-woman play An Iliad by Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare.  It was previously performed by Chesser at the Ancram Opera House where the director of this production, Jeffrey Mousseau, originally staged it and is that company’s…

Tickets on Sale Now for Shakespeare & Company’s Classic Performances

Two Shakespeare Plays and a Greek Tragedy Adaptation to be Staged in 2022  LENOX, Mass. – Shakespeare & Company has announced tickets are on sale now for the three Classic productions of its 45th Season: Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing and Measure for Measure, and An Iliad, an adaptation of Homer’s epic poem by Lisa Peterson and Denis…

Shakespeare & Company Announces First Three Titles of Their 45th Season

LENOX, Mass. – Shakespeare & Company announced today the first three titles slated for production during its 45th Season, beginning in June 2022. Two works by Shakespeare and a modern production will open the season, which also marks the one-year anniversary of The New Spruce Theatre – Shakespeare & Company’s 500-seat…

REVIEW: “An Iliad” at the Ancram Opera House

by Barbara Waldinger Ancram Opera House presents a battle between two superheroes! Featured in an eighth-century B.C. epic poem (Homer’s The Iliad), Achilles, a demi-god, was the most powerful warrior in Ancient Greece, and his nemesis, Hector, was the greatest warrior in Troy.  Actor MaConnia Chesser, playing the Poet, brings…

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company Plans 2021 Season

WESTON PLAYHOUSE CELEBRATION SERIES UNDER THE TENT AT WALKER FARM Concerts, lectures, and more! JUNE 25 – JUNE 27 TICKETS ON-SALE SOON! AN ILIAD July 14-August 7 By Lisa Peterson and Denis O’HareBased on Homer’s The Iliad, translated by Robert Fagles The eternal, enchanting power of storytelling comes to life in…

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