Berkshire On Stage Goes Dark

With many major producing and presenting venues in the Berkshire region cancelling or postponing events, it is impossible for this all volunteer Website to provide a complete enough picture of what is and isn’t happening to be helpful. As of this writing (March 13, 2020) it is not prudent to encourage people to attend large…

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…

The Passing of Larry Murray

It is with great sadness that I share the news of the passing of Larry Murray, founder of this site. Larry passed away quietly early on March 10 following a long battle with cancer. He is survived by his two sisters, nephews and nieces, and innumerable friends. His obituary and further updates will be posted as…

Plácido Domingo stars in Verdi’s “Nabucco” Live in HD, and James Levine conducts

The new opera year begins January 7 as the legendary Plácido Domingo takes on the title role of Nabucco, the King of Babylon under the baton of James Levine. Liudmyla Monastyrska sings Abigaille, the warrior woman determined to rule empires, and Jamie Barton is the heroic Fenena. Russell Thomas is Ismaele, nephew to the King of Jerusalem and Dmitry Belosselskiy is the stentorian voice of the oppressed Hebrew people.