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I WITNESS: Is the sky really falling?

Instead of running his mouth, which is his typical modus operandi, Donald Trump is golfing and enjoying the spectacle of the Democratic Party doing what it does best: freaking out and cannibalizing itself, with plenty of help from media pundits.

The Ages of Aquarius: Turbulent evolution of Shakespeare & Company

"I know I’m supposed to say that I’m excited about the season coming up, but I am actually really excited about the season coming up. I think our education process is great and our training program is having an outstanding success. Maybe I’m being a bit Pollyanna, but from where I’m looking, the company is really doing great." -- Jonathan Croy, interim director at Shakespeare & Company

POV: Shakespeare and Company’s Game of Thrones

I hear the cries around me of "bring back Tony Simotes," but who would be so noble as to put himself forward to be humiliated publicly once again. The season awaits. 'The Comedy of Errors' dominates the summer and perhaps that is as it should be in a season where so many errors, though not so comic ones, have already been committed.

Digby: Out out, brief candle!

"Out, out, brief candle! Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player That struts and frets his hour upon the stage And then is heard no more. -- Macbeth

A delectable rendering of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at Shakespeare & Company

Thanks to the genius of Director Tony Simotes, we find everything we love and a great deal more in this production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream."

Berkshire Playwrights Lab: Seven Successful Years Celebrated with a Gala

"This is one of my favorite events in the Berkshires. It’s a true honor to be a part of this -- they are celebrating new playwrights, new work, rich language and stories that resonate within all of us." -- Shakespeare and Company actress and Communications Director Elizabeth Aspenlieder

The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.