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Shakespeare and Language in Lenox MA

March 27th, 2011 by philhalpern

Shakespeare and the Language that Shaped a World Every Saturday in  April beginning on the 2nd Shakespeare & Company will be performing a special program written by Kevin Coleman at 1 pm in the Bernstein Theater.  This whirlwind tour through the life, times and work of William Shakespeare features six Shakespeare & Company actors, about a truck load of […]

Berkshire Theaters Announce Season

February 25th, 2011 by philhalpern

Guests of Brook Farm Inn, our Lenox bed and breakfast, will be glad to see the new offerings of Berkshire Theatre Festival and the Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield.  These theaters now are a combined organization.  Season highlights will include “The Who’s Tommy,” “The Wizard of Oz,” “Sylvia” by A. R. Gurney, a Tennessee Williams play.  […]

Shakespeare & Co. Offers Presidents’ Weekend Entertainment

February 14th, 2011 by philhalpern

It’s here! The Mystery of Irma Vep. Among the Presidents’ Weekend offerings in the Berkshires, is this play at  Shakespeare & Co. You can walk there from our Lenox B&B. “Even a bouquet of wolfsbane could not keep laughter from the door. A masterpiece.” (The New York Times) The notorious Kevin G. Coleman is back […]

Berkshires Winter Theater

January 11th, 2011 by philhalpern

Next up at Shakespeare & Co. is The Mystery of Irma Vep! The notorious Kevin G. Coleman is back at it again (Rough Crossing, The Ladies Man and last summer’s The Winter’s Tale), this time with a zany romp through the mysterious and the sublime. The Mystery of Irma Vep: A  features two actors—Josh Aaron McCabe and […]

Celebrate the season in Lenox at “Santaland Diaries”

December 13th, 2010 by philhalpern

Make a date with Crumpet at Santaland— it’s at Shakespeare & Co., just around the corner from our Lenox B&B. Subversive, clever, engagingly poignant and always side-splittingly funny, The Santaland Diaries true account of David Sedaris’ time spent working as a Christmas elf in Macy’s Department Store is well on its way to becoming a […]

Vicki Lawrence is coming to the Berkshires

October 9th, 2010 by philhalpern

Comedian Vicki Lawrence — remember the “Carol Burnett Show?” — will be at the Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield on October 23rd, 2010.  She’ll perform as herself, and also as her character, Mama, from the show.  At Brook Farm Inn, your Lenox B&B, we still have lots of green leaves, so we think there will still be plenty […]

Berkshire Theater for the Fall Foliage Season

September 25th, 2010 by philhalpern

Visitors to Brook Farm Inn, Lenox MA, are within walking distance of Shakespeare & Co., where “The Real Inspector Hound” is the hilarious hit of the fall foliage season.  The Boston Globe calls it “laugh-out-loud funny all the way through.”  In the hilarious whodunit The Real Inspector Hound, playwright Tom Stoppard displays surgeon-like theatrical deftness […]

Lenox B&B Recommends “Comedy of Errors”

August 23rd, 2010 by philhalpern

Brook Farm Inn, our Lenox B&B, is a short walk from Shakespeare  & Co., but we think you should run to the box office to get tickets for “The Comedy of Errors.”  We took our 14-year old granddaughter to see it, and it was enjoyed by an audiience of every age.  Performed with a circus […]

Summer Play: Revels and Revelations

August 18th, 2010 by philhalpern

Ventfort Hall Mansion and The Gilded Age Museum Written and Directed by Juliane Hiam Starring Andi Bohs Produced by Ventfort Hall in cooperation with Shakespeare & Company The extraordinary life of Belle da Costa Greene, perhaps the most influential woman of the Gilded Age that you’ve never heard of!   A story of books, art, […]

The Taster takes the stage!

August 5th, 2010 by philhalpern

Founding Artistic Director Tina Packer directs the world premiere of acclaimed Berkshire’s playwright Joan Ackermann’s mystical and magical tale of love, loyalty and desire. The Taster features Founding Company member and OBIE-award winning actor Rocco Sisto and renowned opera singer Maureen O’Flynn in this transformative tale that flows through memory and across time. The play […]

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