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With Heavy Hearts Shakespeare & Company Announces the Passing of Beloved Founder and Director of Training Denn

(Lenox, MA) – It is with deep sadness that Shakespeare & Company announces the passing of beloved Founder and Director of Training Dennis Krausnick, who has been a leader of the Company since its... read more

Obituary for Dennis Krausnick, Shakespeare & Company Founder and Director of Training

DENNIS KRAUSNICK (July 8, 1942 - November 27, 2018) Stockbridge, MADennis Krausnick, 76, of Stockbridge passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by loved ones Tuesday after a long battle with cancer. Dennis was a... read more

Shakespeare & Company Wins Four Berkshire Theatre Awards

Shakespeare & Company is proud to have been honored with four Berkshire Theatre Awards. At a ceremony held in Pittsfield last week, the Board of the Berkshire Theatre Critics Association presented 21 Berkshire Theatre Awards.... read more

Shakespeare & Company Announces 2019 Shakespeare Plays

(Lenox, MA) – Shakespeare & Company is thrilled to announce its Shakespeare lineup for the 2019 summer season. Under the direction of Artistic Director Allyn Burrows and Managing Director Adam Davis, the season will include... read more

Fall Festival Of Shakespeare Final Performances Begin November 15th

Shakespeare & Company Celebrates 30 Years of Festivals bringing Students Together (Lenox, MA) – Celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year, the annual Fall Festival of Shakespeare will bring hundreds of teenagers from ten different high schools... read more

Shakespeare & Company Announces New Board Members

(Lenox, MA) – Shakespeare & Company announces the addition of three new Board members to the Company's Board of Trustees. The new members joining the Board are Nancy Edman Feldman, Erick Lucera, and Andrew... read more

Shakespeare & Company Receives Mass Cultural Council Grants

(Lenox, MA) – Shakespeare & Company is the recent recipient of two education grants from the Mass Cultural Council. The Company was awarded $33,700 through the MCC's Cultural Investment Portfolio and $16,000 through MCC's YouthReach... read more

The Fall Festival of Shakespeare Celebrates 30 Years

Common Classes for the Ten Participating High Schools in the Festival Begin Next Week(Lenox, MA) – The Fall Festival of Shakespeare celebrates its 30th season, bringing together over 500 local students to explore Shakespeare, creativity,... 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.