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What's your story......RENT

What is the first show you remember seeing and who took you?

RENT on Broadway and a friend of the family named Shawn and my parents. 262 more words


Jonathan Epstein adapts, directs and stars in Shakespeare's Henry IV Aug 2-31

A sweeping spectacle of bawdy buffoonery and bloody rebellion, director Jonathan Epstein’s razor sharp and condensed adaptation of Henry IV delivers both parts in one dynamic evening of theatre. 1,913 more words


Women of Will -- Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival

Book my trip to Lenox, Massachusetts. After seeing, and hearing, the magic Tina Packer, can conjure using primarily language, movement, and attitude, I want to see anything theatrical in which she has a hand, including her work at the seasonal Shakespeare & Company repertory she founded in the Berkshires decades ago. 1,181 more words

Theater Reviews

Shakespeare & Co - a simpler "Romeo and Juliet" set in the sylvan glades at The Mount

Shakespeare & Company’s Romeo and Juliet in the Dell at The Mount
Theatre Review by Gail M. Burns

Nostalgia sweeps over me as I sit in The Dell, one of many sylvan glades on the campus of The Mount, and watch six actors present a lively and stirring pared down version of Shakespeare’s… 958 more words


Tina Packer's "Bare Bard" Julius Caesar hews closely to Shakespeare's original

(Ed. Note: See cast change note at end of review)

A fresh look at Julius Caesar at Shakespeare & Company
Theatre Review by Gail M. 1,208 more words


Romeo and Juliet - classic, romantic, tragic Shakespeare at The Mount July 17-Aug. 23


Shakespeare & Company’s
Romeo and Juliet
at The Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home

July 17–August 23

“My bounty is as boundless as the sea, my love as deep…” Romeo and Juliet…

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A jazzy "Midsummer Night's Dream" set in 1930's New Orleans

Gail: Here’s my TV Guide-style one paragraph synopsis: “Four lovers mix it up with the fairies in the forest, where a company of blue collar workers are rehearsing a play for the Duke’s wedding celebration the following day.” Convoluted as the plot is, it is easy to follow in the moment, and full of laughs. 1,534 more words