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,…

Ron Ramsay and Samantha Talora Are Back to Celebrate the Season

PITTSFIELD, MA – The Berkshires’ beloved musical duo is back to ring in the holiday season! Ron Ramsay and Samantha Talora, joined by well-known musical collaborators, Eileen Markland on violin and Michael Gillespie on woodwinds offer an evening of favorite holiday songs, blended with some not-so-familiar gems that are sure to enliven the holiday spirit.…

Shakespeare & Company Announces Successful 40th Anniversary Season

(Lenox, MA) — Shakespeare & Company is excited to announce a very successful 40th Anniversary Season. Between May and October 2017, the Company sold more tickets per performance than during any other period of its 40-year history. The full run of The Tempest, which inaugurated the newly constructed outdoor Roman Garden Theatre, was at capacity. To meet popular demand, the Company added…

Fall Festival Of Shakespeare Final Performances Begin November 16th

(Lenox, MA) — Hundreds of teenagers from ten different high schools will take to the stage at Shakespeare & Company, beginning November 16th, for the 29th Fall Festival of Shakespeare.  An annual tradition, the Fall Festival is the culmination of the nationally recognized program that places Shakespeare & Company Education Artists in ten local and regional schools, where…

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…