Shakespeare and Co. in Lenox, MA has announced that four company members have been recognized for various achievements in the theatre world.
Company Founder and Artistic Director Tina Packer recently received the American Shakespeare Center’s Burbage Award for her lifetime of work in the international Shakespeare community, and is also receiving an honorary degree from Lesley University in Cambridge, Mass.
Elizabeth Aspenlieder is nominated for a 2009 Eliot Norton Award for Outstanding Solo Performance for her performance in Bad Dates at Shakespeare & Company and Merrimack Repertory Company.
Annette Miller is nominated for Outstanding Actress at a small or midsize theatre company for her performance in Martha Mitchell Calling at the Nora Theatre Company, in a role she originated in the play’s world premiere at S&Co. in 2006.
Company Founder and Director of Education Kevin G. Coleman earned the prestigious Distinguished Arts Educator Award in the field of theatre, bestowed annually by the Massachusetts Arts Education Collaborative.