Pittsfield, MA– Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) welcomes canine cabaret, Mutts Gone Nuts featuring adopted dogs from animal shelters and rescues, at The Colonial Theatre during School Vacation week, on Saturday, February 17 at 2pm and 5pm. This event is part of the 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival.
Comedy duo, Scott and Joan Houghton have created a dog thrill show like no other, featuring nine amazing canine partners, all adopted from animal shelters and rescues. Expect the unexpected in this top-notch presentation that includes: high flying frisbee dogs, tight wire dogs, dancing dogs, magic dogs and of course—the one and only—Sammie the Talking Dog!
Since 1985, Scott and Joan Houghton have been presenting their unique blend of physical comedy and circus arts to audiences from Las Vegas to Tokyo. They spent three years with country star Lee Greenwood at his theater in Tennessee and seven years as the featured comedy act at Dolly Parton’s Theaters in Branson, Orlando and Myrtle Beach. In 2005, the duo turned their attention to a creating a comedy dog act and Mutts Gone Nuts has been thrilling audiences of all ages ever since.
Tickets to Mutts Gone Nuts are $10 for children, and $20 for adults. Ticket Offices are open Monday–Saturday 10am-5pm, Sunday 10am-2pm or on any performance day from 10am until curtain.
About Berkshire Theatre Group
The Colonial Theatre, founded in 1903, and Berkshire Theatre Festival, founded in 1928, are two of the oldest cultural organizations in the Berkshires. In 2010, under the leadership of Artistic Director and CEO Kate Maguire, the two organizations merged to form Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG). Berkshire Theatre Group’s mission is to support wide ranging artistic exploration and acclaimed performances in theatre, dance, music and entertainment. Every year, BTG produces and presents performances to over 68,000 attendees and, through our Educational Program, serves over 13,000 Berkshire County schoolchildren annually. BTG’s celebrated stages reflect the history of the American theatre; they represent a priceless cultural resource for the community.