Back by popular demand! Come revel in the complexities of love as we present funny, moving and outrageous staged readings of Shakespeare's famous couples loving, fighting, scheming and wooing. This year we are thrilled have the internationally acclaimed comedian Alison Larkin as our MC and your host! Directed by Allyn Burrows. Its the perfect outing for Valentine's Day weekend.
Cast: Elizabeth Aspenlieder, Martin Jason Asprey. David Bertoldi, Ariel Bock, Gregory Boover, Sarah Bowles, Allyn Burrows, MaConnia Chesser, Annie Considine, Jonathan Croy, Johnny Lee Davenport, Jonathan Epstein, Rory Hammond, Luke Haskell, Tamara Hickey, Kaileela Hobby, David Joseph, Caitlin Kraft, Alison Larkin, Robert Lohbauer, Madeleine Maggio, Kristen Peacock, Patrick Toole, Kai Tshikosi, Claire Warden.
2 Performances only.
General Admission Seating: $25 for Adults; $10 Student for Students. Online and phone purchases subject to $4.00 service fee.
twentieth season (Artistic Director; Director: As You Like It) S&Co: Director of 40th Season’s The Tempest. Performances: God of Carnage, Or, King John, Much Ado About Nothing, Henry V, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Henry IV Part 1, etc. As Artistic Director of Actors’ Shakespeare Project, directed numerous productionsmore(Director)
twentieth season (Artistic Director; Director: As You Like It) S&Co: Director of 40th Season’s The Tempest. Performances: God of Carnage, Or, King John, Much Ado About Nothing, Henry V, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Henry IV Part 1, etc. As Artistic Director of Actors’ Shakespeare Project, directed numerous productions and performed in The Winter’s Tale, Henry VIII, Twelfth Night, King Lear, etc. Performances in Boston include Can You Forgive Her (Huntington Theatre), Breaking the Code (Underground Railway Theatre), Shipwrecked (The Lyric Stage), The Seafarer and The Homecoming (Merrimack Repertory Theater), Five by Tenn (Speakeasy Stage). Elliot Norton Award for The Homecoming, King Lear, Five by Tenn; IRNE Award for Breaking the Code. Off-Broadway: Bug, Killer Joe, Louis Slotin Sonata, Closetland, etc. Regionally: Actors’ Theatre of Louisville, American Conservatory Theatre, Long Wharf, Denver Center, Walnut St. Television: “The Broad Squad,” “Law and Order,” “Law and Order: Criminal Intent,” “Against the Law.” Films include The Company Men, Julie & Julia, and Manchester by the Sea.
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.