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September 14 – October 08, 2017
God of Carnage
by Yasmina Reza | Translated by Christopher Hampton | Directed by Matthew Penn | Featuring Elizabeth Aspenlieder, Allyn Burrows, Jonathan Croy, and Kristin Wold
“Never underestimate the pleasure of watching really good actors behaving terribly...” —The New York Times This Tony and Olivier Award-winning New York smash hit by the...
August 17 – September 10, 2017
The Wharton Comedies
Adapted by Dennis Krausnick | Directed by Normi Noel | Featuring David Joseph, Corinna May, and Diane Prusha
“...as sharp cut as a diamond and as hard of surface.”—New York Review of Books ”Forty years ago R. W. B. Lewis won the Pulitzer Prize...
August 10 – September 03, 2017
by William Shakespeare | Directed by Allyn Burrows | Featuring Nigel Gore and Jason Asprey
“Be not afeard, the isle is full of noises...” —Act 3, Scene 2 Likely the Bard’s final piece that he penned alone, The Tempest sets the...
July 20 – August 13, 2017
by Lynn Nottage | Directed by Daniela Varon | Featuring Nehassaiu deGannes and Christianna Nelson
“Lynn Nottage...a rare, vital, important theatrical voice...” —The New York Times Pulitzer Prize-winner playwright Lynn Nottage explores the strength of the human spirit through the story...
July 11 – August 19, 2017
A Midsummer Night's Dream
by William Shakespeare | Directed by Jonathan Croy
“The course of true love never did run smooth.” ― Act 1 Scene 1 Four lovers lost in the woods and a group of rude mechanicals...
July 04 – August 06, 2017
by William Shakespeare | Directed by Tina Packer | Featuring Jonathan Epstein and Tamara Hickey
A rarely performed story of intrigue and deception in the face of steely resolve, Cymbeline bears the wondrous language of the seasoned playwright through wild...
May 25 – July 16, 2017
by Amy Herzog | Directed by Nicole Ricciardi | Featuring Annette Miller
“A funny, moving, altogether wonderful drama. . . A heartening reminder that a keen focus on life’s small moments can pay off in a big...
February 18 – February 19, 2017
Lovers' Spat - Shakespeare's Famous Couple's Encounters
Directed by Allyn Burrows
Come revel in the complexities of love as we present readings of scenes from Shakespeare's famous couples loving, fighting, scheming & wooing. The very funny...
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Visiting Artist Productions
March 30 – April 09, 2017
Emilie: La Marquise Du Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight
by Lauren Gunderson | Directed by Kristen van Ginhoven | Presented by WAM Theatre
A SPECIAL LIMITED RUN REMOUNT OF THIS 2013 WAM Theatre HIT FEATURING ORIGINAL CAST! Emilie du Chatelet is best known for her fifteen-year liaison with Voltaire...
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.