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Artists Arrive in Lenox for month-long Shakespeare Intensive

From our News Desk: What do award-winning actors such as Karen Allen, Lauren Ambrose, Elizabeth Aspenlieder, Jonathan Epstein, Johnny Lee Davenport, Annette Miller, Tina Packer, Keanu Reeves, Rocco Sisto and John Douglas Thompson (to name a few) have in common? They were all students in Shakespeare & Company’s renowned signature actor training program, the Month…

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Tina Packer’s Historic Five-Part “Women of Will”

“This really is a remarkable, once-in-a-lifetime experience of Shakespeare,” writes Gail Burns in her amazing overview (click here) of Tina Packer’s astounding creation, “Women of Will” which will open the Shakespeare & Company season this year. It takes place over five performances in which Packer traces The Bard’s attitudes toward and portrayals of women in…

Tina Packer explores the wondrous world of Shakespeare. Performance photos by Kevin Sprague.

Gail Burns on “Women of Will” at Shakespeare & Company

Gail Burns has been reviewing in the Berkshires for more than a decade. Her background in Shakespeare and women’s issues makes her report on Women of Will exceptionally interesting reading. The article, originally published on her own website, GailSez.org is reprinted here with her permission. Burns will be seeing and writing about the three-day, five-part…

The one and only Tina Packer in a classic photo by Kevin Sprague.

Tina Packer takes Center Stage in “Women of Will”

It is always magic time when Tina Packer puts on a show, and in this one she commands the stage. “Women of Will” is perhaps the project of a lifetime for the great Shakespearean actor, director and producer, and Shakespeare’s women represent the core of her identity. It has taken the form of two separate…