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Shakespeare & Company Celebrates Its Good Fortune

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Last year at its annual gala, Shakespeare & Company announced that it had reached its $5 million goal for its capital campaign and was now raising the ante to $7.5 million to complete the renovation of an existing building on its campus which is now the Production and Performing Arts Center. On Saturday June 28, the Lenox-based theater troupe announced that it had reached the $7.5 million target, and is now setting a new goal of $10 million by next year. With an anonymous challenge grant of $1 million, the company is on its way to breaking another fundraising record . No wonder spirits were high under the big top on the Shakespeare & Company lawn. where some guests kicked off their shoes and danced barefoot.
 
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Sharon Gregory, who works for gala sponsor Jane Iredale, with Emilie de Brigard, an historian of ethnographic film, who wore a turban and caftan made by a dressmaker in Ghana.
 
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WAMC president Alan Chartock with S&Co founder Tina Packer; Elayne P. Bernstein, the benefactor whose namesake theater will open this summer at S&Co’s new Production and Performing Arts Center, with her husband of four years, Sol Schwartz.
 
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Berkshire Museum executive director Stuart Chase with former S&Co chairman of the board Michael Miller; Falls Village Children’s Theater president Denise Cohn with Annette Miller, who’s starring in The Ladies Man.
 
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Tyisha Turner, who works in the S&Co box office, with Owen Barnett-Mulligan, an acting student.
 
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Musicians Doc Scanlon & Colleen Pratt; David Schwartz and Tjasa Sprague.
 
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The Ladies Man‘s Elizabeth Aspenlieder and photographer Sean McLaughlin
Carole Murko of the Boulderwood Group, who helped design the gala, with Jim Finnerty.
 
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James & Kim Moin with Bill Barclay, S&Co’s resident musical director
 
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S&Co board member Carole Hyatt, Susie Hirshfield, and S&Co board chairman Richard Mescon; gallery owner Denise Ulick with Seven Salon & Spa’s Mark Johnson.
 
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The tent on the verdant Shakespeare & Company lawn; Carolyn Fuller and Bill McAvinney who danced barefoot all evening long.
 
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Janet Egelhofer and Vicki Winters unintentionally wore matching scarves from Chico’s.

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