Shakespeare & Company 2008-2009 Season



Launching its 31st season in the culturally-rich Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts in Lenox, Shakespeare & Company aspires to create a theatre of unprecedented excellence rooted in the classical ideals of inquiry, balance, and harmony; a company that performs as the Elizabethans did -- in love with poetry, physical prowess, and the mysteries of the universe. With a core of over 150 artists, the company performs Shakespeare, generating opportunities for collaboration between actors, directors, and designers of all races, nationalities, and backgrounds. Shakespeare & Company provides original, in-depth, classical training and performance methods. The company also develops and produces new plays of social and political significance. Shakespeare & Company's educational programs inspire a new generation of students and scholars to discover the resonance of Shakespeare's truths in the everyday world, demonstrating the influence that classical theatre can have within a community. ELAYNE P. BERNSTEIN THEATRE July 13 - 16: Shirley Valentine August 1 - 31: The Goatwoman of Corvis County September 19 - November 9: The Canterville Ghost January 9, 2009 - March 8, 2009: Bad Dates FOUNDERS' THEATRE May 28 - August 31: The Ladies Man June 20 - August 31: All's Well That Ends Well July 18 - August 31: Othello ROSE FOOTPRINT THEATRE June 25 - August 30: The Mad Pirate and the Mermaid August 3 - 31: Wild and Whirling Words

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