Shakespeare and Company

The Roundtable
10:10 am
Fri April 10, 2015

Tina Packer And 'Women Of Will' At NY Writer's Institute

  Tina Packer is one of the world's leading authorities on Shakespeare's work and the Founding Artistic Director of Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, MA.

She'll be delivering the 19th Annual Burian Lecture on April 13th at SUNY Albany, sponsored by the Department of Theatre and co-sponsored by the NYS Writers Institute. In the lecture she'll discuss her new book, Women of Will: The Feminine in Shakespeare’s Plays

New England News
12:14 pm
Fri March 27, 2015

Latest Berkshire Arts Shake Up Sends Former Shakespeare Director To Berkshire Theatre

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A founding member of Shakespeare & Company who left the organization in November is taking on a leadership role with Berkshire Theatre Group.

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New England News
6:00 pm
Thu March 26, 2015

Founding Member Of Shakespeare & Co. Joining Berkshire Theatre Group

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A founding member of Shakespeare & Company who left the organization in November, is taking on a leadership role with Berkshire Theatre Group.

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New England News
12:30 pm
Tue March 17, 2015

Shakespeare & Company's Founding Artistic Dir. Speaks About Recent Leadership Resignations

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It has been a tumultuous few weeks for Shakespeare & Company. In early March, executive director Rick Dildine abruptly resigned to return to Shakespeare Festival St. Louis as artistic and executive director. That was just six months after he came to Lenox.

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New England News
6:50 pm
Wed March 11, 2015

Three Trustees Resign Posts In Latest Shakespeare & Co. Turmoil

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Turmoil seems to be the play that’s currently on stage at Shakespeare & Company in Lenox. A week after its executive director split six months in, three leaders of the board of trustees are resigning from their posts.

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New England News
9:23 pm
Thu March 5, 2015

Shakespeare & Co. Director Returning To St. Louis Post

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Shakespeare & Company’s director is returning to his previous post in St. Louis months after joining the organization.

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New England News
12:40 pm
Fri February 20, 2015

The Short And Long Of It: New Leader Excited For Diverse Shakespeare Season

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Just like its neighbor to the north the Williamstown Theatre Festival, Shakespeare & Company is launching its 2015 season under new leadership.

Rick Dildine started as executive director for the Lenox-based company in September having previously served as artistic and executive director of the Shakespeare Festival St. Louis. Dildine spoke with WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief Jim Levulis about the upcoming season, which typically draws about 60,000 people.

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Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Wed October 22, 2014

'Private Eyes' At Shakespeare & Company

    Shakespeare & Company currently presents the comedy thriller Private Eyes written by Steven Dietz and directed by Jonathan Croy. Private Eyes runs weekends only in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre September 20 – November 9.

In the play, Theatre and life intertwine when actors Matthew and Lisa, a happily married couple, find the truth nearly too impossible to uncover. The cast features Company artists Caroline Calkins and Luke Reed and they join us now along with director, Jonathan Croy.

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New England News
5:11 pm
Mon October 13, 2014

Founding Member Of Shakespeare & Co. To Depart

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A founding member of Shakespeare & Company says he is leaving the Lenox-based theater group next month.

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Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Thu August 28, 2014

'Vanya And Sonia And Masha And Spike' At Shakespeare And Company

Angel Moore, Mat Leonard and Ellizabeth Aspenlieder
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  OBIE Award-winning playwright Christopher Durang sets his newest comedy in a Pennsylvanian farmhouse, where Vanya and his adopted sister Sonia find their lives turned upside down when their narcissistic movie star sister, Masha, shows up with her prized and much younger boyfriend Spike. This Tony-award winning homage to Chekhov unleashes a healthy dose of mayhem and hilarity over the course of a weekend when sibling rivalries, regrets, hopes and dreams are revealed.

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is currently running in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre at Shakespeare and Company in Lenox, MA. The production is directed by Matthew Penn who joins us along with Elizabeth Aspenlieder who plays Masha.

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