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THE WICKHAMS: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY

December 16 – December 19, 2021

THE WICKHAMS: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY

by Lauren Gunderson | and Margot Melcon | Directed by Ariel Bock | | Set Design by Patrick Brennan | Lighting Design by Katie Ward | Costume Design by Govane Lohbauer

This holiday season, Shakespeare & Company presents a costumed, staged reading of The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley, featuring the many familiar characters of Jane Austen’s...

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THE 33rd FALL FESTIVAL OF SHAKESPEARE

November 18 – November 21, 2021

THE 33rd FALL FESTIVAL OF SHAKESPEARE

The November 18-21st Fall Festival Tina Packer Playhouse performances will be Live-streamed via CTSB. To ensure the safety of the Fall Festival Participants, Shakespeare & Company...

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IN-PERSON SCREENING OF SPEAK WHAT WE FEEL

November 06 – November 06, 2021

IN-PERSON SCREENING OF SPEAK WHAT WE FEEL

Film by Patrick J. Toole | Narrated by Kevin G. Coleman

Celebrate. Support. Inspire. Winner of the Audience Award for Best Documentary Film at the 2021 Berkshire International Film Festival (BIFF) SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 6 IN THE TINA PACKER...

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BREAKING DAWN: THE AMERICAN MYTH

October 22 – November 21, 2021

BREAKING DAWN: THE AMERICAN MYTH

Film by The NET | Directed by Peter Andersen | Featuring Sheldon D. Brown and Cloteal L. Horne

Shakespeare & Company, in partnership with The NET presents Breaking Dawn: The American Myth (Film and Audiocasts) FILM This inaugural film features the legacy of cultural...

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THE CHAIRS

October 08 – October 31, 2021

THE CHAIRS

by Eugène Ionesco | Translated by Donald M. Allen | Directed by James Warwick | | Featuring Malcolm Ingram and Barbara Sims

"The Chairs deserve to be filled at Shakespeare & Company... Pure delight." -Berkshire Edge An absurdist play of the first order by a master innovator of...

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WAM THEATRE PRESENTS: KAMLOOPA

October 07 – October 24, 2021

WAM THEATRE PRESENTS: KAMLOOPA

by Kim Senklip Harvey | Directed by Estefanía Fadul

A hilarious transformation storyCome along for the ride to KAMLOOPA, the largest powwow on the West Coast. This high energy comedy follows two urban Indigenous...

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hang

September 10 – October 03, 2021

hang

by debbie tucker green | Directed by Regge Life | | Featuring Ken Cheeseman, Cloteal L. Horne, and Kristin Wold

"'hang' is natural, thoughtful, stunning" -Berkshire Edge "Actors bring intensity to 'hang' that lingers" -Berkshire Eagle "those who enjoy intrigue as well as good theatre should enjoy...

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MEASURE FOR MEASURE: A WORKSHOP PRODUCTION

September 01 – September 05, 2021

MEASURE FOR MEASURE: A WORKSHOP PRODUCTION

by William Shakespeare | Directed by Alice Reagan | | Featuring Ariel Bock, Sheldon D. Brown, Nehassaiu deGannes, David Gow, Charls Sedgwick Hall, Rory Hammond, Kristen Moriarty, and Indika Senanayake

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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BREATH OF LIFE

September 04 – September 12, 2021

BREATH OF LIFE

by David Hare | Film by Mark Farrell | | Featuring Annette Miller and Tina Packer | | Production Manager: Kevin Harvell | | Special Thanks to: Jesse Azevedo, Patrick Brennan, Govane Lohbauer, Katie Ward

SEPTEMBER 11 & 12 Breath of Life is a compelling tale of two women whose lives are interwoven in ways neither of them yet understand. Madeleine...

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BENEFIT CONCERT: PROJECT GRAND SLAM

August 17 – August 17, 2021

BENEFIT CONCERT: PROJECT GRAND SLAM

LED BY ROBERT MILLER, ACCLAIMED BASSIST / COMPOSER AND LONGTIME STOCKBRIDGE RESIDENT TICKETS$25Limited $250 sponsorship tickets available(Sponsorship tickets includes meet & greet / photo with the...

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Book Party - Shakespeare & Company: When Action is Eloquence

August 05 – August 05, 2021

Book Party - Shakespeare & Company: When Action is Eloquence

Please join us for a special book-signing event celebrating Shakespeare & Company: When Action is Eloquence, featuring the book's two authors Bella Merlin and Tina...

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ART

July 30 – August 22, 2021

ART

by Yasmina Reza | Translated by Christopher Hampton | Directed by Christopher V. Edwards

What is the value of friendship, of art, of money? How much would you pay for a white painting? One of Marc’s best friends, Serge,...

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BECOMING OTHELLO: A BLACK GIRL'S JOURNEY

July 16 – July 25, 2021

BECOMING OTHELLO: A BLACK GIRL'S JOURNEY

by Debra Ann Byrd | Directed by Tina Packer

Described as a living memoir, BECOMING OTHELLO: A Black Girl’s Journey is a multimedia theatrical production with lyrical language, soulful songs and the music that...

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KING LEAR

July 02 – August 28, 2021

KING LEAR

By William Shakespeare | Directed by Nicole Ricciardi | Featuring Christopher Lloyd | The New Spruce Theatre

“Nothing will come of nothing, speak again.” —King Lear The once powerful King Lear chooses to divide his kingdom among his three daughters, and so begins...

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THE PLAY'S THE THING

May 15 – May 15, 2021

THE PLAY'S THE THING

Adapted by Devante Owens and Madeleine Maggio

Spring Young Company's 2021 participants present you with a performance that is filled with laughter, joy, and mischief! A group of rowdy Mechanicals come together...

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Shakespeare's Birthday Bash

April 23 – April 23, 2021

Shakespeare's Birthday Bash

Written by Kevin G. Coleman | Filmed by Patrick Toole | Costumes by Govane Lohbauer | Technical Team Devon Drohan and Erika Johnson

"There was a star danced, and under that I was born." —Much Ado About Nothing Celebrate the Bard's birthday with a virtual performance of Shakespeare and...

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Shakespeare's Valentine Surprise

February 13 – February 14, 2021

Shakespeare's Valentine Surprise

“All the world’s a stage” and this year for our Valentine Surprise event, YOU are the star! Take center stage and make a short video...

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ENCORE PRESENTATION: MARTHA MITCHELL CALLING

January 19 – January 19, 2021

ENCORE PRESENTATION: MARTHA MITCHELL CALLING

by Jodi Rothe | Directed by Mark Farrell | Produced by Elizabeth Aspenlieder | Costumes by Govane Lohbauer | Technical support Kevin Harvell

“The men of this administration have forgotten that one person in possession of the truth and willing to talk can bring the whole show to...

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EMMA

December 26 – January 03, 2021

EMMA

By Kate Hamill | Based on the novel by Jane Austen | 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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Crown

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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