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The Comedy & Conversation Series Appears at Shakespeare & Company June 19

Berkshire Mountain Comedy Arts Festival and Shakespeare & Company present an evening of stand-up comedy and sit-down conversation with three-time Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs (MAC) Award-winning comedian Eddie Brill, Sunday, June 19 at 7 p.m. at the Tina Packer Playhouse.

With BMCAF co-founder Kevin Bartini serving as Master of Ceremonies, the first half of the evening will feature Brill and his son Dan Madonia’s stand-up comedy in honor of Father’s Day, followed by a sit-down conversation between Bartini and Brill highlighting backstage stories, lessons, and advice from a life in the entertainment industry. The event is part of BMCAF’s Comedy & Conversation Series.

“Eddie Brill is a legendary presence in the comedy world, who has helped launch the careers of some of the biggest and best comics working today, “ said Bartini. “He has maintained a career that spans all the way back to the seventies. and has a Zelig-like presence in the comedy biz.”

Tickets for The Comedy & Conversation Series are $40; for more information, visit or call the Box Office at (413) 637-3353.


Photo Caption: Three-time Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs (MAC) Award-winning comedian Eddie Brill will appear at Shakespeare & Company Sunday, June 19 at 7 p.m. at the Tina Packer Playhouse.

About Shakespeare & Company

Shakespeare & Company was founded in 1978 by Tina Packer and a group of founding theater professionals. Located in the Berkshires of Massachusetts, the Company offers performance, education, and actor-training opportunities year-round, and attracts more than 40,000 patrons annually with a core of more than 150 Company Artists.


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.