Back by popular demand! Come revel in the complexities of love as we present funny, moving and outrageous staged readings of Shakespeare's famous couples loving, fighting, scheming and wooing. This year we are thrilled have the internationally acclaimed comedian Alison Larkin as our MC and your host! Directed by Allyn Burrows. Its the perfect outing for Valentine's Day weekend.
Cast: Elizabeth Aspenlieder, Martin Jason Asprey. David Bertoldi, Ariel Bock, Gregory Boover, Sarah Bowles, Allyn Burrows, MaConnia Chesser, Annie Considine, Jonathan Croy, Johnny Lee Davenport, Jonathan Epstein, Rory Hammond, Luke Haskell, Tamara Hickey, Kaileela Hobby, David Joseph, Caitlin Kraft, Alison Larkin, Robert Lohbauer, Madeleine Maggio, Kristen Peacock, Patrick Toole, Kai Tshikosi, Claire Warden.
2 Performances only.
General Admission Seating: $25 for Adults; $10 Student for Students. Online and phone purchases subject to $4.00 service fee.
(Director) nineteenth season (Artistic Director; Alan, God of Carnage; Actor, T.S. Eliot and his Love of Shakespeare). S&Co: Or, King John, Much Ado About Nothing, Henry V, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Henry IV Pt 1, Measure for Measure, Betrayal, The House of Mirth, Love’s Labours Lost, Macbeth, and The Complete more(Director) nineteenth season (Artistic Director; Alan, God of Carnage; Actor, T.S. Eliot and his Love of Shakespeare). S&Co: Or, King John, Much Ado About Nothing, Henry V, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Henry IV Pt 1, Measure for Measure, Betrayal, The House of Mirth, Love’s Labours Lost, Macbeth, and The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged). As Artistic Director of Actors’ Shakespeare Project, Allyn directed productions of Romeo & Juliet,Pericles,Jon Lipsky’s Living in Exile, Richard II, and The Tempest, and performances there included The Winter’s Tale, Henry VI Part 2, Henry VIII, Twelfth Night, King Lear, and Richard III. He recently performed in Can You Forgive Her (Huntington Theatre), Breaking the Code (Underground Railway Theatre), Shipwrecked (The Lyric Stage), Oceanside, The Seafarer, Pursuit of Happiness, and The Homecoming (Merrimack Repertory Theater), and Five by Tenn (Speakeasy Stage). The 2006 Elliot Norton Award recipient for The Homecoming, King Lear, and Five by Tenn, Allyn also received the 2011 IRNE Award for Breaking the Code. Off-Broadway credits include Bug, Killer Joe, Louis Slotin Sonata, Closetland, and The Widowing of Mrs. Holroyd. He has worked regionally at The Actors’ Theatre of Louisville, The American Conservatory Theatre, The Long Wharf Theatre, The Denver Center, and The Walnut St. Theatre. Television credits include The Broad Squad, Law and Order, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Against the Law, and on film in The Company Men, Julie & Julia, and Manchester by the Sea.
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.