REVIEW: “Breakwater” at Barrington Public Theater

by Barbara Waldinger What a pleasure to attend the appealing and comfortable McConnell Theatre at Daniel Arts Center, Bard College at Simon’s Rock, where Barrington Public Theater makes its debut—Breakwater by Jim Frangione.  Facing the audience is a deep, wide proscenium stage, depicting beige sand dunes in Hyannis circa 1990, where a stunning blue backdrop…

Barrington Public Theater Presents “Breakwater”

Barrington Public Theater presents “Breakwater” by Jim Frangione, directed by Kelly Galvin, June 13-23 in the McConnell Theater, Daniel Arts Center on the campus of Bard College at Simon’s Rock, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington, MA. It’s 1990 on Cape Cod and Bobbi Herring is a combustible, twenty-eight year-old female taxi driver struggling to overcome…

WAM Theatre Celebrates Donations to Two Non-Profit Beneficiaries

LENOX, MA [May 7, 2019] — Every year, WAM Theatre donates a portion of the box office proceeds from their Main Stage productions to agencies that benefit women and girls locally, nationally, or internationally. The success of the world premiere of LADY RANDY enabled the company to present $8,000 to their 16th beneficiary,  Tapestry Health…

REVIEW: “Lady Randy” at WAM Theatre

by Barbara Waldinger It has been said that a play is merely a blueprint until it receives a full production. Lady Randy, by Anne Undeland, is a perfect example of how a biographical play about Jennie Jerome, the mother of Winston Churchill, becomes an extraordinary theatrical event. Undeland’s witty and well-researched play details Jerome’s life…

TheatreFest Brings Staged Readings to Saint James Place

Saint James Place, in partnership with Berkshire Playwrights Lab/Berkshire Voices, GhostLit Repertory Theatre Company, and New Stage Performing Arts, are proud to present three exciting days of new, original works and works-in-progress from local playwrights and emerging companies. Each presentation will feature staged readings, followed by interactive Q&A with the creative teams. Please note that…