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,…

Shakespeare & Company Presents Two Wharton Comedies

“…as sharp cut as a diamond and as hard of surface.” —New York Review of Books (Lenox, MA) Shakespeare & Company presents A Perfect Pair of Wharton Comedies. Based on short stories originally penned by the Berkshires’ legendary Edith Wharton, Roman Fever and The Fullness of Life have been adapted by Shakespeare & Company Founding Member and Training Director Dennis Krausnick. The Wharton Comedies will run…