REVIEW: “As You Like It” at Shakespeare & Company

by Jenny Hansell A wooded glade lined with white pine trees in the Berkshires is a perfect stand-in for the Forest of Arden, the setting for As You Like It, the tale of palace intrigue, battling brothers, pastoral comedy and young love now at Shakespeare & Company in Lenox. Duke…

REVIEW: “The Servant of Two Masters” at Shakespeare & Company

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, July, 2006 I’ll eat my hat if Dan McCleary’s side-splitting production of Carlo Goldoni’s The Servant of Two Masters isn’t the best comedy of this summer season. It is funny and fresh, performed with vigor by a top-notch cast. And admission is free! How could it get…

REVIEW: “The Tamer Tamed” at Shakespeare & Company

by Gail M. Burns, July, 2005. Down in the field behind the Founders’ Theatre at Shakespeare & Company, under a big white tent, sits the Rose Footprint Playhouse. Someday the company hopes to build an historically accurate replica of the Rose Theatre there. In the meantime the Rose Footprint serves…

PREVIEW: “The Comedy of Errors” at Chatham High School

Preview article by Gail M. Burns, November 2003. For the fourth consecutive year, Chatham High will be participating in Shakespeare & Company’s nationally acclaimed Fall Festival of Shakespeare. This year Shakespeare & Company artists Jennie Burkhard and Stephen Anderson are directing an enthusiastic cast of 9th-12th graders at Chatham High…

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