Pittsfield Looking to Launch Shakespeare in the Park This Summer [Berkshire on Stage]
“Here’s a marvelous convenient place… this green plot shall be our stage.”
— Peter Quince, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”
The Office of Cultural Development and Pittsfield Shakespeare in the Park have announced the launch of an exciting new initiative to provide free outdoor theatre in the City of Pittsfield.
The inaugural production of Pittsfield Shakespeare in the Park will be Shakespeare’s magical and spirited “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” directed by local actor, director and theatre teacher Enrico Spada and featuring a varied cast of 20 actors, including local professionals, community members, and youth from nearby schools. The lead sponsor is Berkshire Money Management, with generous support provided by Berkshire Bank, the Pittsfield Cultural Council and a variety of local businesses and initiatives, and in-kind support from the City of Pittsfield and Barrington Stage Company.