Capital Repertory Theatre Announces New Home for 2019 on Livingston Square

ALBANY, N.Y.—MARCH 27, 2018—With New York State’s Monday announcement of a $1.8 million Restore New York Communities Initiative grant to the City of Albany through Empire State Development, Capital Repertory Theatre has revealed that it will transfer its operations, in December 2019, to Livingston Square. The National Biscuit Co. building, at 251 N. Pearl Street, will become the new…

“Portrait of an Artist” with Linda Lavin and Steve Bakunas to Benefit Spencertown Academy

   Spencertown, New York–“Portrait of an Artist”—an evening with the Tony Award-winning actress Linda Lavin and her husband Steve Bakunas, a painter and jazz drummer—will be presented at Spencertown Academy Arts Center for one-night-only on Saturday, April 28 at 5:00pm to benefit the current fundraising campaign to restore and renovate the Academy building. The audience…

Proctors Adds Five New Board Members  

Committee is enriched with experience in finance, law, publishing, government relations and development SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—MARCH 20, 2018—The Proctors Board of Directors, under the guidance of Board President Heather Ward (chair, Wright Family Foundation), has added five new faces to the roster, bringing its strength to 31 elected members and three ex officio.Joining in January were…

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces the Addition of Nicholas Paleologos as Executive Director

Pittsfield, MA – The Board of Trustees and Kate Maguire (Artistic Director/CEO) are pleased to announce that Nicholas Paleologos is joining Berkshire Theatre Group as Executive Director. Kate Maguire says, “Nicholas brings a wealth of experience to us from the world of producing and governing.” Nicholas Paleologos says, “I fell in love with the Berkshires in my twenties…

REVIEW: “The Humans” at Proctors

by Roseann Cane “A terrible beauty is born.” As I exited Proctors after seeing The Humans, this line from Yeats’s “Easter, 1916” kept running through my mind. The Humans has nothing to do with the Irish Easter Rising, but the profoundly conflicted feelings described through the poem were frighteningly, elegantly transmitted by this excellent production…

REVIEW: “The Velocity of Autumn” at Hubbard Hall

by Gail M. Burns Immediately after seeing The Velocity of Autumn at Hubbard Hall, I posted a few glowing sentences on Facebook. I meant every word of them – as a professional theatre critic I would not have made the statement publicly if I didn’t! But saying that I loved or hated or had questions…

Stockbridge Library Hosts Exhibit Celebrating 90 Years of the Berkshire Theatre Group

Stockbridge, MA– Berkshire Theatre Group is proud to partner with the Stockbridge Library, Museum & Archives to present a free exhibit. Featuring photographs, letters, posters, props, and costume pieces, this exhibit chronicles the 90-year history of Berkshire Theatre through each of its distinct eras. Lillian Lee, Berkshire Theatre Group’s Grants Administrator and Archivist, is planning the…