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June 17 – July 15, 2023
THE CONTENTION (HENRY VI, PART II)
Directed by Tina Packer | Associate Directors Kate Kohler Amory & Sheila Bandyopadhyay | | David Bertoldi, Allyn Burrows, Jonathan Epstein, Nigel Gore, Tamara Hickey, L. James, Bella Merlin, Jacob Ming-Trent, Kenneth Ransom, & Austyn Williamson
Considered to be the inspiration for Game of Thrones, Henry VI, Part II is commonly regarded as the strongest of the Henry VI trilogy, telling...
July 01 – July 01, 2023
2023 GALA: HONORING FOUNDING ARTISTIC DIRECTOR TINA PACKER
Save the date... SATURDAY, JULY 1, 20235PM Celebrating the incredible legacy of Founding Artistic Director Tina Packer Tina’s vision made Shakespeare & Company what it is today, and...
July 15 – July 15, 2023
LULU-FEST LENOX JAZZ FESTIVAL
LuluFest Lenox Jazz Festival Featuring three brilliant women-led bands: Mary Ann McSweeney’s Urban Fado Project, the Peggy Stern Quartet, and Grammy-nominated jazz violinist Sara Caswell...
July 22 – August 27, 2023
AUGUST WILSON'S FENCES
by August Wilson | Directed by Christopher V. Edwards | | Featuring Ella Joyce and Tony Todd | with L. James, JāQuan Malik Jones, “ranney”, and Kenneth Ransom
A moving study of emotional depth and the human condition, August Wilson’s Fences follows the story of Troy Maxson – a working-class Black man struggling...
May 26 – July 30, 2023
KEN LUDWIG'S DEAR JACK, DEAR LOUISE
by Ken Ludwig | Directed by Ariel Bock | | with David Gow and Zoya Martin
Shakespeare & Company presents the Tony Award-winning playwright Ken Ludwig's Dear Jack, Dear Louise – the story of two strangers introduced through letters, kept apart...
August 05 – August 20, 2023
by William Gibson | Directed by Daniel Gidron | | Featuring Annette Miller
Eight performances only! "Miller is giving the performance of her career" - Boston Phoenix"a riveting performance... tour-de-force" - The Boston Globe Winner of the Elliot Nortion Award...
September 01 – September 03, 2023
HAMLET: A STAGED READING
by William Shakespeare | Directed by Kevin G. Coleman
Three performances only! Murder both intentional and accidental as well as madness both piteous and pretended will haunt the Tina Packer Playhouse as Shakespeare & Company...
August 01 – September 10, 2023
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
Directed by Allyn Burrows | | with Elizabeth Aspenlieder, Sheila Bandyopadhyay, Blake Hamilton Currie, Javier David, Gina Fonseca, Nigel Gore, Sara Linares, Madeleine Rose Maggio, Jacob Ming-Trent, Carlos Olmedo, Naire Poole, & Michael F. Toomey
Athenians mix it up with the forest fairies in this raucous romp that features magical meddling, romantic tangles, and a play within a play for...
September 15 – October 22, 2023
by Donald Margulies | Directed by James Warwick
WORLD PREMIERE On a summer night, in the middle of a field on their midwest farm, a long-married couple sits on folding chairs to observe the...
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.