Great Barrington Public Theater is Looking for a Few Good Bear Stories

Great Barrington Public Theater presents Bear Tales Solo Performance Fest May 28-June 7, at the McConnell Theater, Bard College at Simon’s Rock. The two-week festival brings together multiple solo performers presenting drama, dance, creative puppetry, music, true-life stories and monologues with different themes, subjects and styles. Artistic Director Jim Frangione is reserving time in the eclectic mix for…

Third Annual Du Bois Legacy Festival to Feature Renowned Artists and Scholars 

The Town of Great Barrington, together with community partners, welcomes nationally-renowned artists and scholars to the Berkshires for the 3rd Annual W.E.B. Du Bois Legacy Festival this February.  Great Barrington, Mass. (Feb. 14, 2020)–The Town of Great Barrington W.E.B. Du Bois Legacy Committee has announced another stellar lineup of events for the 3rd Annual Du…

Jacob’s Pillow Announces Winter/Spring 2020 Events

December 18, 2019 (Becket, MA)—Jacob’s Pillow announces public events held January through May in its Winter/Spring season, featuring co-presentations with local cultural partners; Pillow Parties; workshops and classes; Pillow Pop-Ups; and more. Events take place January through May on the Pillow’s 220-acre campus in Becket, MA and across Berkshire County. As the Pillow continues to…

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…