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Shakespeare & Company

70 Kemble St, Lenox, MA 01240-2813
+1 413-637-1199
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A Dramatic Reading with Some Movement

"The Wharton Comedies" in the Elayne P. Bernstein is a well-acted, well-presented adaption to the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ottawa, Canada
Cymbeline production: 5 stars

Came to see the productions of Cymbeline with friends in the month of July. Although I don't... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Los Angeles, California
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Located in The Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, Shakespeare & Company is one of the largest Shakespeare Festivals in the country, founded in 1978 by Tina Packer. The organization attracts more than 60,000 patrons annually, with a core of over 150 artists and more than 30 full-time staff. The Company develops and performs Shakespeare, classics, contemporary, and new plays of social and political significance, generating opportunities for collaboration between actors, directors and designers of all races, nationalities and backgrounds. Shakespeare & Company embraces the core values of Shakespeare's work: collaboration, commitment to language, visceral experience and classical ideals, expressed with physical prowess and an embodied contemporary voice. The Company offers one of the most extensive actor training programs by a regional theatre in the country, where professionals from all over the world come to train with the Organization known for its original, in-depth, classical training and performance methods. Shakespeare & Company is also home to an award-winning and nationally recognized theatre-in-education program, one of the largest the Northeast; it reaches more than 45,000 students annually with innovative performances, workshops and residencies.
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70 Kemble St, Lenox, MA 01240-2813
+1 413-637-1199
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Reviewed yesterday

"The Wharton Comedies" in the Elayne P. Bernstein is a well-acted, well-presented adaption to the stage of two Edith Wharton short stories. But it is impossible to forget that the two pieces presented were originally meant to be read, no seen. What we saw was...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Came to see the productions of Cymbeline with friends in the month of July. Although I don't frequently see Shakespeare plays, I enjoyed this one very much. The theater itself is very nice and small and there are no bad seats in the house.

Thank karula76
Reviewed 4 days ago

Saw a more modern play " Intimate Apparel". Performers..EXCELLENT. No bad seats, but try to get seats in the center. Small theater.

Thank ronsF6171VH
Reviewed 4 days ago

Having read everything I could find about this production, I still was not sure whether we would enjoy/like it or not. We don't have to worry. We (husband and I) were both completely knocked out by the production, the acting, and most particularly by Nahassaiu...More

Thank Ben050938
Reviewed 1 week ago

A weekend to see Shakespeare plays are a treat here. My family of four (2 adults, 2 mid-late teens) very much enjoyed A Midsummer's Night Dream with it's modern spin and humor. Watching it on The Mount was superb! The wooded area with a beautiful...More

Thank campblss
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to see Cymbeline and it was a great play. It was very interactive and even my children loved it. I was disappointed however in the customer service. I had bought half price tickets for my husband and I. I had called up the...More

Thank 334marlont
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we first came to this theater in 2016 and when we returned in 2017 we made certain to see a performance at the theater. there are several stages here and the are large enough for good stage setting and small enough that the performance is...More

Thank ITfoodie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been to this venue many times in both summer and winter. We keep returning due to the quality of the performances . This is a great theater company. All of their performances are of great quality. We plan to return this summer for more...More

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Attended a daytime performance of A Midsummer's Night Dream by Shakespeare and Co. at The Mount (Edith Wharton's home in Lenox, MA). It was excellent. Low key production with minimal set and costumes, but the acting was good, and the setting in an area called...More

1  Thank DMMinMass
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This is a great theater venue and company. We saw a absolutely wonderful production of Shakespeare's Cymbeline. Nobody could walk out of this play and not like Shakespeare. If the rest of their productions are as good as this, the world should know.

Thank Timothy M
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