December 15 – December 17, 2017
Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley - A Costumed Staged Reading
By Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon | Directed by Ariel Bock
"The comic play Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley is a gift for Jane Austen fans." —The Washington Post "...an unstuffy, highly entertaining and warm-spirited work, the...
January 13 – January 14, 2018
Winter Studio Festival of Plays
Join us for our annual winter-weekend marathon of staged readings, showcasing bold new works and powerful classics by emerging and established playwrights. Each reading is followed by a talk-back with the director and actors.
September 14 – October 08, 2017
God of Carnage
by Yasmina Reza | Translated by Christopher Hampton | Directed by Regge Life | Featuring Elizabeth Aspenlieder, Allyn Burrows, Jonathan Croy, and Kristin Wold
"A Scathing delight...exquisitely crafted..wicked bit of bad-fun nastiness."—Albany Times Union "A delight in dark humor...the play sparkles."—The Berkshire Edge "Outstandingly funny...powerful comedic artistry."—CurtainUp "expertly acted and directed...powerful and...
August 17 – September 10, 2017
The Wharton Comedies
Adapted by Dennis Krausnick | Directed by Normi Noel | Featuring David Joseph, Corinna May, and Diane Prusha
"Corinna May, Diane Prusha, and David Joseph contribute polished performances, giving voice to the intelligence, humor, and subtlety in Wharton’s prose." —ArtFuse "The Whartons make a...
August 10 – September 03, 2017
by William Shakespeare | Directed by Allyn Burrows | Featuring Nigel Gore and Jason Asprey
"Nigel Gore is a force of nature..." —The Boston Globe "This production of The Tempest is a knockout." —Berkshire on Stage "Under Allyn Burrows's confident direction, the...
July 20 – August 13, 2017
by Lynn Nottage | Directed by Daniela Varon | Featuring Nehassaiu deGannes and Christianna Nelson
REVIEWS“Pierces the heart” —The Wall Street Journal “a performance so nuanced and moving”...I would urge you to make reservations posthaste” —Berkshire On Stage "Intimate Apparel is Theatre...
July 11 – August 19, 2017
A Midsummer Night's Dream
by William Shakespeare | Directed by Jonathan Croy
REVIEWS"A great introduction to Shakespeare for children"..."Wickedly Funny" - Berkshire on Stage "...an engaging, entertaining evening for neophyte and veteran alike." - CurtainUp“The course of true...
July 04 – August 06, 2017
by William Shakespeare | Directed by Tina Packer | Featuring Jonathan Epstein and Tamara Hickey
REVIEWS "Cymbeline is a supreme achievement at Shakespeare & Company... outstanding." —Albany Times Union "A noble, exceptional 'Cymbeline' at Shakespeare & Company... Would not have miss this...
May 25 – July 16, 2017
by Amy Herzog | Directed by Nicole Ricciardi | Featuring Annette Miller and Gregory Boover
THE REVIEWS ARE IN! "Annette Miller Rocks at Shakespeare & Company." "Loaded with charm and insight..."—Ed Siegel, WBUR A Wise and knowing 4000 Miles opens at Shakespeare...
Shakespeare & Company is a professional live theatre company in the heart of the Berkshires, presenting a vibrant summer performance season featuring the works of Shakespeare in repertory with classic and contemporary plays. The Company offers one of the most extensive actor training programs by a regional theatre in the country, and is also home to an award-winning and nationally recognized theatre-in-education program.