Tag: Shakespeare & Company

Shakespeare & Company Free Friday Talks

Shakespeare & Company has launched a new, free lecture series to be held Fridays during the spring and summer. Hosted by educator and member of Shakespeare & Volunteer Company Ann Berman, the series will examine various themes surrounding many of the 2022 Season’s titles and will feature various directors, cast members, design-team members, or others at each presentation.

In the event of inclement weather, an indoor location will be chosen, and ticket holders notified via email.

DATES/TIME: April through August, 2022 / 10:30am

  • April 22 – The Approach: Ann Berman hosts co-Directors Mark Farrell and Tina Packer.
  • May 20 – An Iliad: Ann Berman hosts Director Jeffrey Mousseau.
  • June 17 – Much Ado About Nothing: Ann Berman hosts Director Kelly Galvin, Assistant Director Sarah Shin, and Patrick Brennan and Kiki Smith, design team members.
  • July 22 – Measure for Measure: Ann Berman hosts Director Alice Reagan and other guests.
  • August 26 – Golden Leaf Rag Time Blues: discussion with the Director and other guests.

TICKETS: Free, but required
Available here
Donations will be accepted at the end of each event.

LOCATION: Tina Packer Playhouse Tent
70 Kemble Street
Lenox, MA 01240


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‘It’s a Wonderful Night’ Event to Benefit Shakespeare & Company, December 10

It’s a Wonderful Night!‘ is a special event and performance to Benefit Shakespeare & Company’s 40th Season.


The festivities include an Exclusive Preview Performance of It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play. This performance will be followed by a private after-party with Artistic Director Allyn Burrows and the cast at Firefly Gastropub. The evening will also include live swing music by The Lucky 5, hors d’oeuvres, an open bar, and a silent auction.

It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, is directed by Jenna Ware, and features Jonathan Croy, Jennie M. Jadow, David Joseph, Sarah Jeanette Taylor, and Ryan Winkles.

The silent auction features holiday gifts from local businesses including Alta, Berkshire International Film Festival, Casablanca, Cranwell Resort, The Gifted Child, Guido’s Fresh Marketplace, Haven Bakery and Café, Heirlooms Jewelry, Lenox Fit, Mackimmie & Co., Susan Silver Antiques, and Trattoria Rustica.

December 10, 2016, from 3:00PM – 7:30PM

Performance starts at 3pm at the Elayne Bernstein Theatre
70 Kemble Street
Lenox, MA 01240

The after party is at Firefly Gastropub
Open bar 5:30-7:30
71 Church Street,
Lenox, MA 01240

Gold Tickets $200
Silver Tickets $150
Show Only Tickets $45

To order tickets, please call (413) 637-1199 ext. 105 or email zfenoff@shakespeare.org.

All proceeds support Shakespeare & Company.


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Shakespeare & Company Summer Season

King Lear
by William Shakespeare
directed by Rebecca Holderness
musical director Bill Barclay
June 16 – August 19
by Split Knuckle Theatre
adapted and created by Jason Bohon, Andrew Grusetskie, Michael F. Toomey, and Greg Webster, with writer Nick Ryan
June 28 – July 15
Act One: Here, There, And Everywhere
Act Two: Seven Polished Hearts
director/choreographer Susan Dibble
July 6 – July 13
The Tempest
by William Shakespeare
directed by Tony Simotes
featuring Olympia Dukakis
July 19 – August 19
Satchmo at the Waldorf
by Terry Teachout
directed by Gordon Edelstein
starring John Douglas Thompson
August 22 – September 16