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Season Lineup

THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT

May 21 – July 11, 2020

THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT

by Jeremy Kareken & David Murrell and Gordon Farrell | Directed by James Warwick | Featuring Kevin G. Coleman and Annette Miller

“I’m not interested in accuracy; I’m interested in truth.” “…terrifically funny dialogue …the debate at the heart of this play transcends comedy and demands serious attention.”...

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KING LEAR

June 28 – August 02, 2020

KING LEAR

By William Shakespeare | Directed by Nicole Ricciardi | Featuring Christopher Lloyd | The Tina Packer Playhouse

“Who is it that can tell me who I am?” —King Lear The once powerful but now aging King Lear chooses to divide his kingdom between...

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THE COMEDY OF ERRORS

July 07 – August 08, 2020

THE COMEDY OF ERRORS

By William Shakespeare | Directed by Michael F. Toomey | At The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home

Shakespeare outdoors at THE MOUNT — Fun for the whole family! Two sets of twins, mistaken identities, outlandish mix-ups, and a whole lot of laughs for...

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MY LEFT BREAST

July 16 – July 19, 2020

MY LEFT BREAST

By Susan Miller | Directed by Nela Wagman | Featuring Corinna May

Special Staged Reading OBIE AWARD WINNERSUSAN SMITH BLACKBURN PRIZE WINNER Courage takes many forms. An intrepid woman's humorous and moving encounters with relationships, parenthood, cancer, and her...

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WHAT RHYMES WITH AMERICA

July 23 – August 15, 2020

WHAT RHYMES WITH AMERICA

by Melissa James Gibson | Directed by Normi Noel | Featuring Cloteal L. Horne, Josh Aaron McCabe, and Kristin Wold

"Off beat and beautiful comedy-drama" —New York Daily News “richly drawn characters, each of whom is desperately searching for his or her place in an increasingly...

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MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

August 06 – August 30, 2020

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

By William Shakespeare | Directed by Kelly Galvin | Featuring MaConnia Chesser and Ryan Winkles

A joyful comedy full of romance and intrigue! “I had rather hear my dog bark at a crow, than a man swear he loves me.” —Beatrice,...

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ROW AFTER ROW

August 13 – September 13, 2020

ROW AFTER ROW

By Jessica Dickey | Directed by Tina Packer | Featuring Tamara Hickey

"Jessica Dickey’s funny, sad, deep, and smart play is beautifully written…” —The New Yorker Two Civil War reenactors walk into a bar...When they encounter Leah at...

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MEASURE FOR MEASURE

September 02 – September 06, 2020

MEASURE FOR MEASURE

by William Shakespeare | Directed by Alice Reagan

SPECIAL WORKSHOP PRODUCTION “The tempter or the tempted, who sins most?” When Angelo is abruptly appointed to rule over a chaotic and debauched city, he restores order...

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BETRAYAL

September 18 – October 18, 2020

BETRAYAL

By Harold Pinter | Directed by Regge Life | Featuring Elizabeth Aspenlieder and David Joseph

"Betrayal is an exquisite play, brilliantly simple in form and courageous in its search for a poetry that turns banality into melancholy beauty." —Newsweek. In this...

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EMMA

December 12 – December 13, 2020

EMMA

By Kate Hamill | Directed by Ariel Bock

“I always deserve the best treatment because I never put up with any other.” —Emma Emma Woodhouse prides herself on being a matchmaker with an impeccable...

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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.

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