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Review: The Emperor of the Moon, commedia-style, at Shakespeare & Company

One of the delights each summer at Shakespeare and Co. is the over-the-top farces staged at the Rose Footprint. This tent-covered playing space is similar to 16th and 17th century theatres and the shows echo... read more

WSJ Review: The Merchant of Venice - Art that makes you squirm

“The Merchant of Venice,” like “The Taming of the Shrew,” is one of the Shakespeareplays that makes modern audiences feel increasingly and understandably uncomfortable. To interpret the tale of Shylock’s downfall as anything other than... read more

Letter to the Editor: 'Ugly Lies the Bone' forces focus on veterans

To the editor: That was fun, wasn't it? The flags and fireworks, the beer and barbecues, the parades and picnics, and everybody's a patriot for a rollicking weekend. Then we fold the flags, return the empties... read more

Berkshire Eagle: Shakespeare & Company's "Twelfth Night" finds clarity outdoors at The Mount

One of the Bard's most endearing and enduring comedies, "Twelfth Night," penned to celebrate the end of Christmas, is this summer's offering by Shakespeare & Company at the Dell outdoor theater at the Mount, Edith... read more

ATU Review: A vivid 'Merchant" in Lenox

No words accompany the action in a heartbreaking moment in Shakespeare & Company's new "The Merchant of Venice," but the effect is wallopingly powerful: The great Shakespearean actor Jonathan Epstein, playing his final scene as... read more

Times Union Review: 'Ugly Lies the Bone' offers searing drama on pain, recovery

On her third deployment to Afghanistan, Jess, the young woman at the center of the profoundly affecting drama "Ugly Lies the Bone," was blown up by an IED. Burn scars cover almost all of her... read more

Shakespeare & Company drama looks at war's aftermath

Lenox troupe staging acclaimed play about female vet's return home. It's not a pretty title, "Ugly Lies the Bone," the play that begins previews tonight at Shakespeare & Company. But is there anything about war, or... read more

WBUR: Summer Stages to Hit from Wellfleet to Williamstown

Berkshires And The Pioneer Valley 8. Shakespeare & Company Shakespeare & Company, based in Lenox, will be commemorating the 400th anniversary of the troupe’s namesake by bringing back Tina Packer’s highly acclaimed production of “The Merchant... read more


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.