REVIEW: “Falstaff” at the Berkshire Opera Festival

by Barbara Waldinger Who would have believed that here in the Berkshires we would have our own opera festival showcasing talent from all over the world, including the MET and Italy’s La Scala?  Thanks to co-founders Brian Garman (Artistic Director) and Jonathon Loy (Director of Production), Berkshire Opera Festival presented…

Shakespeare & Company Presents “Measure for Measure”

Workshop Production of Shakespeare Classic Runs September 1 through 5 [Lenox, MA – August 23, 2021] Shakespeare & Company continues its 2021 season with a workshop production of Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure. Directed by Alice Reagan, the production Reagan will open for a limited run September 1 through 5. Measure for…

REVIEWS: “Shakespeare’s Will” at Oldcastle

SHAKESPEARE’S WILL written by Vern Thiessen. Director: Nathan Stith. Cast: Katrina Ferguson (Anne). Set Design: Richard Howe. Lighting Design: David V. Groupé. Costume Design: Ken Mooney. Sound Design: Cory Wheat. Information SHAKESPEARE’S WILL runs August 6 to August 15. Evening performances (August 6-7 and August 11-14) are at 7:30 p.m.…

Shakespeare & Company Announces Virtual Screening of “King Lear” Featuring Christopher Lloyd

Show Will Stream Exclusively on TheaterMania August 3 through August 28 Due to overwhelming demand, Shakespeare & Company announced it will offer virtual screenings of Shakespeare’s King Lear featuring acclaimed actor and three-time Emmy winner Christopher Lloyd and directed by Nicole Ricciardi. The production was filmed in The New Spruce…

Oldcastle Theatre Company Presents “Shakespeare’s Will”

After a very successful opening production, Oldcastle Theatre Company’s 49th season continues with SHAKESPEARE’S WILL, running August 6–15. “We are so grateful to all of the people who came out to see VISITING MR. GREEN,” says Artistic Director, Nathan Stith. “You could really feel the excitement about returning to live…

REVIEWS: “Becoming Othello” at Shakespeare & Company

by Roseann Cane I’ve had the good fortune to see some exceptional theater in my time, plays that are the product of finely tuned writing, acting, directing, and design, and to me there is no better feeling than the exhilaration of knowing that I’ve been changed in some way between…

REVIEW: “King Lear” at Shakespeare & Company

by Christopher Tucci Audiences heading to The New Spruce Theater, where 40 foot spruce trees are the natural backdrop to the three-quarter round stage, to see Shakespeare and Company’s King Lear should be prepared for an evening outdoors. Frequent patrons of Tanglewood are familiar with the routine: bug spray, a…

Will Kempe’s Players Tour “Much Ado About Nothing” & “As You Like It”

Will Kempe’s Players (WKP) is opening their Summer Season this weekend (7/10 & 7/11) at Prospect Park in Troy! Come join them at 3pm and enjoy WKP’s opening weekend of Much Ado About Nothing (Saturday) and As You Like It (Sunday). Bring a friend, bring the family, but most importantly…

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