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Stephan Wolfert’s "Cry Havoc" unites veterans with Shakespeare's words on human resilience

Shakespeare & Company presents Cry Havoc, Company Training Alumnus, Stephan Wolfert’s one-person play that unites veterans with civilians and Shakespeare’s with Today’s time. Written by Wolfert and directed by Eric Tucker, this powerful piece reveals how Shakespeare’s audiences wrestled with the same hopes and fears that occupy our modern lives. 441 more words


Last minute picks as curtain comes down on 2015 Berkshire Summer Theatre Season

The 2015 theatre season has been full of surprises, and this past Sunday the curtain falls not only on the Williamstown Theatre Festival, but on many of the major productions in the Berkshires. 718 more words


Review of John Douglas Thompson in "Red Velvet" - The story of actor Ira Aldridge

John Douglas Thompson and Joe Tapper.

John Douglas Thompson and Christianna Nelson..

John Douglas Thompson and Kelley Curran.

John Douglas Thompson,

John Douglas Thompson

L-R: Kelley Curran as Ellen Tree, Joe Tapper as Pierre La Porte, Aarpm Nartz as Henry Forrester, Malcolm Ingram as Bernard Warde, and Christianna Nelson as Betty Lovell. 1,125 more words


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“If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast.” 11 more words
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Darcy Kent awarded The Pegasus Foundation Scholarship

We are so excited to announce that our incredible actor, Darcy Kent, has been awarded The 2015 Lindis Krejus Scholarship from The Pegasus Foundation. The Pegasus Foundation, a not-for-profit organization, was established by 16th Street Actors Studio Artistic Director Kim Krejus to support the artistic development of Victorian artists through the provision of scholarships to promote and foster the arts in Victoria. 24 more words

Tina Packer is an ageless "Mother of the Maid" at Shakespeare & Co

All photos by Enrico Spada

While Joan claimed to have seen visions of several saints and angels, Anderson connects her only with Saint Catherine of Alexandria (305-313) who was martyred for refusing to marry the Roman Emperor Maxentius and sticking to her guns as a Christian. 1,579 more words


Interview: John Douglas Thompson and Daniela Varon on black actors and "Red Velvet"

A conversation about Red Velvet at Shakespeare & Company
with John Douglas Thompson and Daniela Varon

by Larry Murray

With performances beginning today, it is through the new play… 1,943 more words

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