REVIEW: “The Chairs” at Shakespeare & Company

by Barbara Waldinger Shakespeare & Company’s production of The Chairs has shaved off Ionesco’s sharp edges, anything unpleasant or uncomfortable, focusing instead on the relationship between an Old Man (Malcolm Ingram) and Old Woman (Barbara Sims) who have been married for seventy-five years.   The Old Woman begs her husband…

REVIEW: “hang” at Shakespeare & Company

by Macey Levin Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, Massachusetts, is currently staging hang by debbie tucker green (green prefer to uses lower case.) The play and production are problematic. The show opens in the dark where we hear crowds yelling protestations that build until we see two law enforcement officials…

REVIEW: “hang” at Shakespeare & Company

by Barbara Waldinger debbie tucker green has been described as “one of the most stylistically innovative and politically engaged playwrights at work in Britain today.”* Her play, hang, is currently receiving a riveting production directed by Regge Life at Shakespeare & Company’s Tina Packer Playhouse.   green, who spells her…

Debbie Tucker Green’s Dark and Poetic “hang” to Open at Shakespeare & Company

Shakespeare & Company continues its 2021 season with hang. Directed by Regge Life, the production will run September 10 through October 3. In the dark and poetic comedy written by debbie tucker green, three individuals face off in a stark government room where justice hangs in the balance. A devastating decision…

Shakespeare & Company to Premiere Fall Festival Documentary”Speak What We Feel” at the Berkshire International Film Festival

(Lenox, MA) — Shakespeare & Company is proud to announce the Berkshire International Film Festival’s (BIFF) world premiere of Speak What We Feel,a feature length documentary film by Patrick J. Toole, based on the Company’s nationally-acclaimed The Fall Festival of Shakespeare, and narrated by Director of Education, Kevin G. Coleman. The film…

Shakespeare & Company Hosts Benefit Concert Featuring Robert Miller’s Project Grand Slam

August 17th, 8:30 PM at the Tina Packer Playhouse Tickets are $25 (Lenox, MA)  Shakespeare & Company is thrilled to announce a benefit concert this summer featuring Robert Miller’s Project Grand Slam — the rock, jazz, and Latin fusion band with a NYC groove! The show takes place on August 17…

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…

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