Alison Larkin to Host “Lovers’ Spat” at Shakespeare & Company

(Lenox, MA) –  Shakespeare & Company is pleased to announce the return of Lovers’ Spat, this year with a new twist. The popular performance will be hosted by internationally acclaimed comedienne Alison Larkin. Company actors and guest performers explore the complexities of love in staged readings featuring theatre’s most notorious couples’ loving, fighting, scheming and wooing. Lover’s Spat is directed by Artistic Director Allyn Burrows and will…

Shakespeare & Company Announces Berkshire Beneficiaries and Updated Casting for “Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley”

(Lenox, MA) –  In the spirit of the holidays, Shakespeare & Company announces four Berkshire beneficiaries for Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, written by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon, directed by Producing Associate Ariel Bock. Post-show collections from each performance will benefit a different local organization, including The Elizabeth Freeman Center, Pittsfield Boys & Girls Club, Hospice Care in the Berkshires,…

2017 Berkshire Theatre Award Winners Announced!

(Photo coverage of the event by Stephen Sorokoff in Broadway World!) Pittsfield, MA – At an SRO ceremony held on the stage of the St. Germain Theatre at Barrington Stage Company in Pittsfield, the Board of the Berkshire Theatre Critics Association presented the Berkshire Theatre Awards on the evening of Monday, November 6, 2017. This…

REVIEW: “The Last Wife” at WAM Theatre

by Macey Levin Katherine Parr was Henry VIII’s sixth and last wife.  She was a woman before her time –  viewed as an intellectual, having served as regent to Henry’s son the future King Edward VI, and the first woman in England to have books published under name.  Her four-year marriage to Henry is the…

Shakespeare & Company Announces Casting for “Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley”

(Lenox, MA) – Shakespeare & Company announces casting for Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley, written by Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon, and directed by longtime Company member and Producing Associate Ariel Bock. This funny, warm-hearted holiday story, will have a special limited run from December 15 – 17 in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre. The show will feature Company actors Kate Abbruzzese, Lydia Barnett-Mulligan, David Joseph,…