History

Women of Will was developed during a 15-year period while Tina Packer was Artistic Director at Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, Massachusetts. The Overview was performed at Shakespeare & Company in the summer of 2010 and The Complete Journey in the summer of 2011.

Development of Women of Will was supported by The Van Waveren Foundation, a Bunting Fellowship, and a Guggenheim Fellowship.

Performance History:

February 16, 2014
Women of Will: The Overview
Writers’ Conference
San Miguel Allende, Mexico
February 23, 2014
Women of Will: The Overview
Orlando Shakespeare Festival, Orlando, Florida

November 18, 2013 – December 2, 2013
Women of Will: The Complete Journey
STET The English Theatre, The Hague, Netherlands

July 12 – 13, 2013

Women of Will: The Overview
Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Boulder, Colorado
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February 29, 2013 – May 26, 2013
Women of Will: The Overview and Women of Will: The Complete Journey
The Gym at Judson, New York, New York
http://judson.org/the-gym

 

December 11, 2013 - January 5, 2012
Tina directing Henry VIII
Actors’ Shakespeare Project
The Modern Theatre at Suffolk University, Boston, Massachusetts

September 21, 2012 – October 20, 2012
Women of Will: The Complete Journey
Presented in association with Národní Divadlo, the National Theater of the Czech Republic
Kolowrat Theater, Kolowrat Palac, Prague, Czech Republic
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July 5, 2012 – August 2, 2012
Women of Will: The Complete Journey
Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Boulder, Colorado
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October 13, 2011 – November 6, 2011
Women of Will: The Overview and Women of Will: The Complete Journey
Central Square Theater, Cambridge, Massachusetts
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Summer 2011
Women of Will: The Complete Journey
Shakespeare & Company, Lenox, Massachusetts
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August 25 – 27, 2010
Women of Will: The Complete Journey (Workshop)
Shakespeare & Company, Lenox, Massachusetts
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Summer 2010
Women of Will: The Overview
Shakespeare & Company, Lenox, Massachusetts
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