Dohrn and Disney (“Muckrakers” and “The Little Mermaid”) Added to the Barrington Stage 2013 Season


 Pittsfield, MA: Two additional productions as part of the theatre’s 19th season; the world premiere of Muckrakers by Zayd Dohrn and the Barrington Stage Youth Theatre’s production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid JR. The announcement was made today by Artistic Director, Julianne Boyd, and Managing Director, Tristan Wilson.

For the complete Barrington Stage 2013 Season Schedule, read the Burns and Murray season preview and commentary. – Ed.

Directed by Giovanna Sardelli (BSC’s The North Pool and Lord of the Flies), Muckrakers will be presented June 13 – July 6 on the St. Germain Stage at the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center (36 Linden Street).  The Press Opening is Wednesday, June 19 at 7:30pm.


In this world premiere a young female activist brings an older man—a famous political hacker/journalist—home to her Brooklyn apartment to spend the night. But as they start to expose each other’s secrets, personal and political desires collide, testing the limits of privacy in the modern world.


Performances are Tuesday through Saturday at 7:30pm, Saturday at 4pm, Sunday at 3pm. Additional matinees on Thursday, June 27 at 4pm and Thursday, July 4 at 4pm. There will be no 7:30pm performance on July 4.  Tickets are $40-$46; low priced previews June 13 & 14 are $15 all seats. (Ticket prices subject to change after May 31).


Under the Sea…


Barrington Stage Company Youth Theatre announces its summer 2013 production of Disney’s The Little Mermaid JR. to be presented July 24 through August 11 at Berkshire Museum (39 South Street).  Directed and choreographed by Christine O’Grady with music direction by Sarah Brett England.


Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories, with music by 8-time Academy Award-winner Alan Menken; Disney’s The Little Mermaid a beautiful love story for the ages. Featuring the popular songs from the movie and Broadway musical “Part of Your World,” “Kiss the Girl” and the Academy Award-winning “Under the Sea.” In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the fun-loving young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above.


Performances are Wednesday and Friday at 7pm; matinees Wednesday and Thursday at 2pm (excluding July 24), Saturday at 10am and 3pm, Sunday at 3pm.  There is an additional matinee on Monday, July 29 at 1pm.  Tickets are $10 youth; $15 adults.  Low priced previews are $8 on July 24 at 7pm and July 25 at 2pm.  There is general admission seating at Berkshire Museum.


Single tickets will go on sale March 1, 2013. Passes to the 2013 Season are on sale now! Plus, we’re introducing our best value package – a Premium Combo Pass – offering a deep discount ($100 or more off the 2013 single ticket prices) to all 7 shows in the 2013 season at the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage and St. Germain Stage. Bonus Offer! Order by March 22, 2013 and we’ll waive all handling fees (a savings of $5 per pass!) and get access to seating beginning March 1. Click here to read more or to buy your pass now.

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