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At Shakespeare & Company, a Boston accent

As he contemplated the casting process for the upcoming summer season at Lenox-based Shakespeare & Company, the thoughts of artistic director Allyn Burrows kept returning to the place where he hung his own professional hat for so long: Boston.

“I was conscious that Shakespeare & Company hadn’t really auditioned in Boston in years,’’ says Burrows, the former artistic director at the Somerville-based Actors’ Shakespeare Project who also acted there as well as at Huntington Theatre Company. “I said ‘Guys, we’ve got to get to Boston and read people.’ ” Read more about Shakespeare & Company.>>