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Shakespeare & Company presents The Merchant of Venice directed by Tina Packer

(Lenox, MA) – Shakespeare & Company will commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Bard during this 39th performance season with a newly configured theatre, and will debut its first production in-the-round with The Merchant of... read more

Berkshire Record Review: Politics, untamed

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S&Co Presents the Regional Premiere of Ugly Lies the Bone, by Lindsey Ferrentino

Previews begin June 16, Performances Run through August 28 *Link to production photos here. (Lenox, MA) – Shakespeare & Company continues to roll out its 39th performance season with the Regional Premiere of the Woodward and Newman... 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

Times Union Review: A rowdy political satire

By Steve Barnes Given the nasty tone of this election year, mounting a play boiling with shouted political argument seems a perverse choice for a theater company and a borderline masochistic one for audiences, but "The... read more

Berkshire Bright Focus: The Taming

The opening play at Shakespeare and Company in Lenox, MA is also the opening salvo for an election year of entertainment NOT mentioning the presumptive Republican nominee. For that alone I would be grateful. However,... read more

Berkshire Eagle: The Bard Runs amok through U.S. history in "The Taming"

LENOX — San Francisco playwright Lauren Gunderson is among America's 10 most produced playwrights this season. Her work has been seen once before in Berkshire County — November 2013 when WAM Theatre produced "Emilie: La Marquise... read more

Boston Globe Summer Arts Preview: Critic's Picks: Theatre

Critic's Picks: Theater SOTTO VOCE In this drama by Nilo Cruz, who won a Pulitzer Prize for “Anna in the Tropics,’’ a Jewish researcher from Cuba, portrayed by Jaime Carrillo, makes contact with a famed author,... 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.