Past Meets Present and Challenges the Future

Theater: ‘The Children’
Jonathan Epstein, Diane Prusha and Ariel Block in Shakespeare & Company’s “The Children” Photo by Nile Scott Studios

How many times have writers and speakers, politicians and pundits quoted T.S. Eliot’s final words from “The Hollow Men”  “This is the way the world ends / Not with a bang, but a whimper”?

Although this is often considered truth, if the current production of “The Children” at Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, Mass., is factored in, the end will also come with dancing, laughter, deep personal revelations, treachery, forgiveness … and yoga.

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