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The Merry Wives of Windsor

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The Merry Wives of Windsor

"O powerful Love, that in some respects makes a beast a man, in some other a man a beast."

Sir John Falstaff vastly underestimates the Merry Wives in the town of Windsor as he hatches a frothy scheme to drain their bank accounts and drive their husbands insane with jealousy. Antics ensue as Falstaff (a favorite character of Queen Elizabeth herself!) overestimates his own ability to dupe good people and pull off his scheme of deceit. With The Merry Wives of Windsor, a comedy perfectly suited to our garden theatre setting, Shakespeare proves that the best human foibles are the ones we can laugh at.

Generously sponsored by The Dr. Gerald and Roberta Friedman Foundation.

TALKS

Free Pre-Show Talk on August 13 at 3:45 pm.
This new pre-show talk provices insight into the plot and charactefrs of the play to enhance your experience.

Director's Panel on Saturday, August 3 at 11:00 am
Join Director Kevin G. Coleman and cast members for a discussion of their creative process and challenges.
Adults $10 | Students Free

Artists

MaConnia Chesser

MaConnia Chesser

(Mistress Page)

third season. S&Co: Intimate Apparel, Henry VI.six (Tygre’s Heart, A Pair of Molehills. . . , Boys of York, Queen Meg), Lovers’ Spat (2017 & 2018), Winter Studio Festival of Plays. Regional: Actors’ Shakespeare Project, Kennedy Center, NJ Rep (company member), Theater Alliance (Insurrection: Holding History, Helen

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Nigel Gore

Nigel Gore

(Sir John Falstaff)

eleventh season (Porter/Duncan, Macbeth; Dukes Frederick & Senior, As You Like It) Off-Broadway: Pickering, Pygmalion, Bedlam. Dr. Rank, A Doll’s House, Ostermark, The Father, TFANA; Col. Brandon, Sense & Sensibility, Dorn, The Seagull, Bedlam; Women of Will. Regional: Mrs. Jennings, Sense & Sensibility, Bedlam/A.R.T., Prospero, The

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Jennie M. Jadow

Jennie M. Jadow

(Mistress Ford)

fifteenth season. Jennie M. Jadow is an actress with extensive regional acting credits. Her work has been seen at Shakespeare & Company, Barrington Stage Company, Berkshire Theater Group, Jacob’s Pillow, and Mixed Company. Jennie is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, and holds an MA

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Kevin G. Coleman

Kevin G. Coleman

(Director)

Founding Member (Director of Education, Board of Trustees, Fight Director) Kevin is one of Shakespeare & Company’s artistic and administrative leaders. He works in the Performance and Training departments as an actor, teacher, and director, and oversees the mission of the Education department. Kevin teaches text analysis, stage

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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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