Tickets Now on Sale for WAM Theatre’s KAMLOOPA

LENOX, MA (September 15, 2021) — WAM Theatre is excited to present the US premiere of KAMLOOPA: AN INDIGENOUS MATRIARCH STORY by Kim Senklip Harvey, winner of Canada’s prestigious Governor General’s Award for English Language Drama, directed by Estefanía Fadul (WAM’s Native Gardens, The Oregon Trail).  COVID safe live performances…

Bella Merlin & Tina Packer: “When Action is Eloquence” Discussion and Book Signing

On August 5 at 11 a.m., join Bella Merlin and Tina Packer at Shakespeare & Company for a discussion of their book, When Action is Eloquence, followed by a book signing afterwards. This free event will take place at Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre. RSVPs are available here. Shakespeare & Company: When Action is…

Shakespeare & Company Announces Complete 2020 Season

(Lenox, MA) –  Shakespeare & Company is excited to announce its 2020 summer season, May 21 – October 18, 2020. Under the theme “The Labyrinth of Love” the season includes Shakespeare titles: King Lear, Much Ado About Nothing, The Comedy of Errors, and, in a special workshop production, Measure for Measure. The contemporary plays this season are The Lifespan of a Fact by Jeremy Kareken, David…

WAM Theatre Announces 2020 Season

A Season of Ensembles, Community, and Civic Engagement    LENOX, MA (February 3, 2020) — Producing Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven, Associate Artistic Director Talya Kingston, and the WAM Theatre team today announced a 2020 season that focuses on ensembles, community, and civic engagement.   “WAM’s 2020 season continues our…

REVIEW: “Pipeline” at WAM Theatre

by Barbara Waldinger Pipeline, Dominique Morisseau’s heartbreakingly beautiful, Obie Award-winning play, is currently being presented by WAM Theatre at Shakespeare & Company’s Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre in a production directed by Dawn M. Simmons. The title of the play, which received its World Premiere in 2017 at Lincoln Center Theater,…

REVIEW: “Time Stands Still” at Shakespeare & Company

by Barbara Waldinger “I live off the suffering of strangers.  I build a career on the sorrows of people I don’t know and will never see again. . . I’m such a fraud.” These concerns are expressed by international photojournalist Sarah Goodman in a revealing moment as she recuperates from…

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: “The Waverly Gallery” at Shakespeare & Company

by Macey Levin   Kenneth Lonergan’s play The Waverly Gallery had its off-Broadway debut in 2000 and was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize the following year. It dramatizes the story of Gladys Green who, over a two-year period, slips from mild senility to full-blown dementia. The original production and the recent…

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