Austen Riggs Center Patients to Stage “Julius Caesar” with Local Actors

Stockbridge— Each spring, a group of Austen Riggs Center patients and actors from the local community stage a Shakespearian production in the intimate Riggs Theatre 37 in Stockbridge.  This year’s production, William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, will be performed nightly at 7:30 p.m. from Tuesday, May 23rd through Sunday, May 28th. Part of the…

Shakespeare & Company Announces Casts for its 46th Season

LENOX, Mass. – With marquee actors including Christopher Lloyd, Karen Allen, Tony Todd, Ella Joyce, Reed Birney, Annette Miller, Jacob Ming-Trent, and Finn Wittrock added to the boards among many others, casts have been announced for Shakespeare & Company’s 46th Season Thieves of Love, opening Friday, May 26 and running through October 22, 2023.  Artistic Director Allyn Burrows said the season…

Shakespeare & Company to Stage Open-captioned Performance of “Romeo and Juliet” 

LENOX, Mass. – Shakespeare & Company will stage an open-captioned performance of Romeo and Juliet directed by Kevin G. Coleman at the Tina Packer Playhouse on Saturday, April 22 at 2 p.m. Ideal for audience members with hearing disabilities, open captioning features a large projection screen above the stage, displaying the text the actors…

Shakespeare & Company Offers Free Community Presentation of “Romeo and Juliet” at Berkshire Athenaeum

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – Shakespeare & Company will stage a free, community presentation of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare at the Berkshire Athenaeum on Saturday, April 15 at 1:30 p.m., featuring the cast of the Northeast Regional Tour of Shakespeare and directed by Kevin G. Coleman. This production of Romeo and Juliet features Travis…

Community Performance will be Offered in Pittsfield on Friday, March 17

PITTSFIELD, Mass. – Shakespeare & Company will stage a free, community presentation of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare on Friday, March 17 at 7 p.m. p.m., featuring the cast of the Northeast Regional Tour of Shakespeare and directed by Kevin G. Coleman. Romeo and Juliet will be staged at the Zion Lutheran Church of…

Shakespeare & Company Announces its 46th Season: Thieves of Love

LENOX, Mass. – Shakespeare & Company announces today its full, 2023 season: a mix of classic and modern titles opening this May and continuing through December.  Tickets are on sale now for all of Shakespeare & Company’s 46th Season shows, with four titles joining the three announced in November. In total, the Season includes three…

Cast Announced for Northeast Regional Tour of Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet”

LENOX, Mass. – Shakespeare & Company has announced the cast of the Northeast Regional Tour of Shakespeare’s production of Romeo and Juliet, directed by Kevin G. Coleman. From February to May, the tour will present a full production of Romeo and Juliet along with a variety of related workshops in middle and high schools, colleges,…

REVIEW: “Golden Leaf Ragtime Blues” at Shakespeare & Company

by Macey Levin When the audience meanders in to see Golden Leaf Ragtime Blues by Charles Smith at Shakespeare and Company’s Bernstein Theatre they are entertained by recordings of old comedy sketches including “Who’s on First.”  The stage is surrounded by a red gauze curtain offering a glimpse of a…

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