Archive for the ‘theater’ Category

Shakespeare & Company Announces 2013 Summer Season

February 12th, 2013 by philhalpern

June 22 though September 1 Shakespeare’s hilarious battle of wits, Love’s Labour’s Lost,directed by Lisa Wolpe, featuring Mark Bedard and Jonathan Croy   July 5 through July 21 The History Cycle begins with a limited run of Richard II, directed by Timothy Douglas,featuring three-time OBIE Award winner Rocco Sisto and Tom O’Keefe July 26 through August […]

Live Theater in the Berkshires — February and March 2013

January 4th, 2013 by philhalpern

     FEBRUARY 4 – MARCH 24  at SHAKESPEARE & CO Walking distance from Brook Farm Inn, our Lenox B&B The Liar by David Ives adapted from the comedy by Pierre Corneille A tangled web of lies, misdirected advances, and the unmistakable confusion of love, The Liar has all of the ingredients that make for a great French […]

December Theater in the Berkshires

November 19th, 2012 by philhalpern

The Berkshires offers so many activities during December, including the Stockbridge Main Street Christmas Weekend, the Lenox Caroling Festival, “Santaland Diaries” at Shakespeare & Co.  Plus, this wonderful play at Barrington Stage Co.  Brook Farm Inn in Lenox has specials on offer, so it’s a great time to visit. ~ Presented by Starry Night Theater […]

Fall Foliage Season Theater in the Berkshires

September 21st, 2012 by philhalpern

“One must never set up a murder,” says Alfred Hitchcock, “They must happen unexpectedly, as in life.” Fair enough. But Shakespeare & Co have been setting up a truly fabulous first entry into the Fall and Winter Season. Whether or not you are familiar with The 39 Steps, the unexpected twists and turns of our take on this classic whodunit […]

Satchmo At the Waldorf — See It At Shakespeare & Co.

August 27th, 2012 by philhalpern

Shakespeare & Co is where you can see the New England premiere of Terry Teachout’s debut play, Satchmo at the Waldorf starring John Douglas Thompson. Already the response has been overwhelming.  Guests of Brook Farm Inn in Lenox MA have raved about it, and it will be playing through September 16 The time is March of […]

“The Tempest” With Olympia Dukakis In Lenox

August 2nd, 2012 by philhalpern

The Tempest reviews are in! “jolly, quirky and unusually cozy” —New York Times“a dreamlike, otherworldly atmosphere…broad physical comedy” —Boston Globe Another great reason to be in the Berkshires this summer is Shakespeare & Co.’s production of  “The Tempest.”  The classic role of Prospero has become Prospera, played by Olympia Dukakis.  “We are such stuff as […]

Shakespeare & Company: Parasite Drag

July 11th, 2012 by philhalpern

            This summer Shakespeare & Company, located in Lenox MA, is rotating three plays at the Bernstein Theater.  They are Parasite Drag, Cassandra Speaks, and The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife.  Guests who have seen Cassandra Speaks have been giving it rave reviews.  We plan on seeing it next week […]

Berkshire Jewish Film Festival

June 21st, 2012 by philhalpern

The Berkshire Jewish Film  Festival offers unique cinematic experiences. Starting July 9th and going through the summer, there will be showings at 4:00 and 8:00 every Monday, and each performance is different.  The venue is our own Lenox High School auditorium, with air conditioning and comfy seats. Click here to see the full schedule.