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Review: Private Eyes at ShakesCo is a befuddling tangle of lovers and cheaters. Or is it...

Private Eyes takes us down-the-rabbit-hole at Shakespeare & Company
Theatre Review by Gail M. Burns and Larry Murray

Gail M. Burns: I had to be reminded that I had seen and reviewed a production of this play fifteen years ago, also at Shakespeare & Company. 1,079 more words


“Be not inhospitable to strangers lest they be angels in disguise”

On Sunday afternoon, we wandered into Shakespeare & Co., the bohemian home to hundred of beautiful books stacked, and packed into the bookshop. The original bookshop was opened by Sylvia Beach in 1919 in the 6th arrondissement and attracted writers of the “lost generation” including Ernst Hemingway, F. 291 more words


WAM tackles Winter Miller's "In Darfur" to benefit South Africa Orphanage

The Berkshire’s innovative WAM (Women’s Action Movement) Theatre is gearing up for its most ambitious and daring fall production: the New England premiere of Winter Miller’s timely drama,  1,751 more words


Love! Passion! Deception! get all twisted together in "Private Eyes" at S&Co

It may be true that Caroline Calkins and Marcus Kearns played opposite each other in the appealing roles of Romeo and Juliet earlier this season at The Mount, but this hilarious thriller directed by Jonathon Croy is nothing like that. 981 more words


Dibbledance returns to Shakespeare & Co with "Shoes On, Shoes Off" Aug. 31

Master Choreographer Susan Dibble, a Founding Company Member of Shakespeare & Company brings her newest production Dibbledance: Shoes On, Shoes Off to the Tina Packer Playhouse for a special ONE NIGHT ONLY performance Sunday, August 31st at 7:30pm. 802 more words


Review: Henry IV, Parts I and II (condensed) at Shakespeare & Company

Jonathan Epstein condenses Henry IV, Parts I and II into one whirlwind evening
Theatre Review by Gail M. Burns

Shakespeare’s two history plays purporting to be about King Henry IV of England (1367-1413 CE) are actually about the coming of age of his son, the future King Henry V (1386-1422 CE). 1,476 more words


Behind the scenes with Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at Shakespeare & Company

Matthew Penn sums it up

Matthew Penn has been thinking about this comedy for a long time, and summed it up nicely in a S&co news release: “So Durang brings three adult siblings together who battle the jagged issues that have kept them apart for years. 2,152 more words