Close Encounters With Music Launches 26th Anniversary Season

String and Piano Virtuosos and Stars of the Chamber Music and Opera World in Concerts at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington Fall, Winter, Spring 2017-2018   (Great Barrington, MA…) Embarking on its 26th year of presenting outstanding chamber music with lively commentary, the Berkshires’ premier chamber music organization Close Encounters With Music moves into…

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 Adds October 5 “God of Carnage” Performance to Aid Hurricane Relief

Proceeds will be donated to the One America Appeal (Lenox, MA) – Shakespeare & Company adds a special benefit performance to its God of Carnage run to give back to those impacted by the recent hurricanes. The proceeds from the added performance will be donated to the One America Appeal to support those effected by the terrible devastation of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. Shakespeare…

Fall Festival of Shakespeare Common Classes Teach Teamwork to High Schoolers

(Lenox, MA) – The Fall Festival of Shakespeare is back for its 29th season, and with it come the integral Common Classes where hundreds of teenagers come together for four classes in Stage Combat, Dance and Movement, Technical Theatre and Performance Preparation. Ten different schools are represented in this year’s Festival, coming from the Berkshires, Pioneer Valley, and eastern New York State. The…

Shakespeare & Company Announces Holiday Performance

(Lenox, MA) – Shakespeare & Company presents 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 Company’s family-friendly holiday performance will be a costumed, staged reading of the imagined…