Shakespeare & Company Announces 2018 Summer Season [Berkshire on Stage]
Shakespeare & Company in Lenox has announced its 2018 summer season. Exploring themes of Delight, Deceit, and Desire, the season includes three Shakespeare plays: Macbeth, As You Like It and Love’s Labor’s Lost; plus the New England premiere of Morning After Grace by Carey Crim; >Creditors by August Strindberg adapted by David Greig; Heisenberg by Laurence Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens; Mothers and Sons by Tony Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally; and HIR by Pulitzer Prize finalist Taylor Mac.
“We couldn’t be more thrilled with our lineup for the 2018 Season,” said Artistic Director Allyn Burrows. “From stirring stories to sublime surprises, from gut punches to tender kisses, from raging battles to quiet moments, we’ve an array of programming that is sure to delight and deliver!”
The Roman Garden Theatre, inaugurated in 2017 for Shakespeare & Company’s production of The Tempest, will be re-configured for the production of As You Like It. Located adjacent to the Tina Packer Playhouse, the Roman Garden Theatre is an intimate outdoor performance space with comfortable bench and chair seating. All other performances take place in the Tina Packer Playhouse and the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre; and at The Dell at the Mount, Edith Wharton’s Home.