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Shakespeare & Company

70 Kemble Street, Lenox, MA 01240-2813
413-637-1199 x134
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Ranked #5 of 18 attractions in Lenox
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Theaters
Most recent review
- Mar 30, 2014
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Albany, New York, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Spent an enjoyable Sunday afternoon at the matinee of this play at Shakespeare and Company. Due to melting snow the parking lot was a little muddy but as we were dressed casually, this was not an issue. Looking forward to returning during their summer season.

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Charlemont, Massachusetts
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66 reviews 66 reviews
9 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Broadway quality on a Sunday afternoon in the Berkshires. The Bernstein is a welcoming space. The actors superb. Even the scene change is well done!

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

I saw the play "Accomplice" here. Very small and intimate venue. We had first row seats and actually felt like we were a part of the cast. The seating was comfortable and facilities were very nice.

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Richmond, Virginia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

The theatre is comfortably small so you can feel a part of the play. The play "Accomplice" was an over the top comedy, and by the last third of the play, I was saying to myself, come on, not another twist? However, the actors were top notch, pulling you in to their character, engaging you in the story, no matter... More

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New York City, New York, USA
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Impressive offerings, many in number, in this small Berkshire village. Enough to satisfy a New York theater goer. Prices are modest.

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East Meadow, NY
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

We saw the play "Accomplice" which was very good. The whole theater has six rows. I selected the last row which had the aisle in front of me so I had plenty of leg room. Teachers get 20% off the ticket price.

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New York City, New York
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132 reviews 132 reviews
16 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

I have seen a lot of theater in my time. I live in NYC, and travel to London. I must say that I have never seen better than here at Shakespeare and Co. The level of acting is as good as anthing I have seen anywhere. Plus, the setting in bucolic Lenox is so lovely.

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Hull, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Just saw The Beauty Queen of Leenane at Shakespeare and Company. A stunning play, very well performed in a beautiful intimate space. We hope to come back again soon.

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COLOMBIA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

I do not know what they were trying to prove with this show, but they failed in every way. I was terribly dissapointed with this program.

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Westport, Massachusetts
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Both plays--"Love's Labour's Lost" and "Heroes" (translated from French by Tom Stoppard)--were incredibly well done. The acting was characteristically superlative, but equally impressive was the directing of "Love's Labour's Lost"--so imaginantive.

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