National Geographic Live Presents “View from Above” with Terry Virts at Proctors

SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—JAN. 18, 2019— National Geographic Live, National Geographic’s touring speaker series, and Proctors are proud to announce “View from Above” with Terry Virts, a celebrated NASA astronaut and National Geographic author. Virts will share his unique stories and stunning photographs taken from a place many will never visit—space. The event will take place 7:30 p.m. Thursday,…

Ben Golub Named Marketing Operations Strategist for Proctors Collaborative

SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—JAN. 10, 2019—Proctors Collaborative welcomes Ben Golub to its marketing department as the first administrative hire of the new year. An area native, Golub signs on as marketing operations strategist. In the position, he will handle internal accounts and some show marketing, with a strong focus on education and associated programming.  Most recently, Golub, who has a…

Hartford Stage announces OBIE Award-winning Director Melia Bensussen as Next Artistic Director

HARTFORD, CT — January 9, 2019 — David R. Jimenez, President of the Board of Directors of Hartford Stage, is delighted to announce that OBIE Award-winning director Melia Bensussen has been named the next Artistic Director of the Tony Award-winning theatre. She will assume the role in June. Ms. Bensussen will be the sixth artistic director, as well as the…

Berkshire On Stage Critics Pick Their Favorites of the 2018 Season

Some of the critics who review for BerkshireOnStage.com – Gail M. Burns, Roseann Cane, Macey Levin, and Barbara Waldinger – have listed their favorite regional theatre productions of the past calendar year. Because for the most part we all see and review different shows, our individual picks for our favorite shows, performers, directors, choreographers, and…

Christmas is Here with Sam & Ron & Friends!

TONS OF FUN on TWO sold-out Holiday Cabaret Trains with Berkshire Scenic Railway this month!  Mistletoe & Martinis filled us all with the holiday spirit!  Thank you! Did you miss it?? That’s ok!  There’s ONE MORE CHANCE to celebrate the season with your favorite duo! Join Samantha Talora & Ron Ramsay THIS Saturday, December 22nd with the talented, Eileen…

Mahaiwe Announces Patti LuPone and The Fab Faux

Great Barrington, Mass.— The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center will present Broadway legend Patti LuPone on Saturday, July 20 at 8:00pm, and The Fab Faux performing a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road on Friday, August 2 at 8:00pm. Tickets go on sale to Mahaiwe members on Thursday, December 20 and to the general public on Friday,…

Mahaiwe Announces New Board Leadership

Great Barrington, Mass.— The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center Board of Directors announced today that it has elected a new board chair and slate of officers for 2019, as well as added three new board members in recent months. Margaret Deutsch was elected chair; she succeeds Maggie Buchwald who held the position for six years. Ms. Buchwald…