Shakespeare & Company Summer Tickets on Sale

Located a short two-block walk from us, Shakespeare & Company, one of the Berkshires world-class performing organizations, has announced their 2010 summer season and placed tickets on sale.

The Wall Street Journal recently enthused, “Shakespeare & Company is the most consistently impressive summer drama festival in America.” Wow. In our neighborhood….


john_thompson020610_367_sizedThis summer features a return of John Douglas Thompson to the stage. For the last two summers, he has played “Othello,” with a second year added by popular demand. He has won the OBIE Award, and according to the New York Times, “This year Thompson staked his claim as one of the most compelling classical stage actors of his generation.” Wow. In our neighborhood.

Thompson will be leading a large cast in a fully staged production of “Richard III.”

Also being presented this summer is Tina Packer’s “Women of Will,” “Mengelberg and Mahler,” Sea Marks,” “The Winter’s Tale,” “The Taster,” a repeat run of Elizabeth Aspenleider’s “Bad Dates,” and intern performances of “The Comedy of Errors,” “Ther Amorous Quarrel,” and “Julius Caesar.” Wow. In our neighborhood.

Please visit their WEBSITE or call 413-637-3353. And be sure to stay at Hampton Terrace, featuring off-season rates during MOST of Shakespeare & Company’s run…….June, September and all summer mid-week.