REVIEW: “Mrs. Christie” at the Dorset Theatre Festival

When I tell people that the most produced playwright writing in the English language, aside from William Shakespeare, is a woman, they get all excited.   When I tell them that that woman is Dame Agatha Christie they immediately deflate, “Oh,” they say, disappointment tinging their voice, “She doesn’t count.”   And I want to…

REVIEW: “Speech and Debate” at Barrington Stage

by Macey Levin There is an upbeat, hilarious, very contemporary show which is a valuable experience for both young and older audiences at Barrington Stage Company’s St. Germain Stage in Pittsfield, MA.  Speech and Debate which premiered off-Broadway in 2007 was one of the first plays written by Stephen Karam who won a Tony Award…

Barrington Stage Announces Additional Casting for 2017 Season

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, is proud to announce additional casting for the 2017 season. Rounding out the cast of Ragtime will be David Harris (Next to Normal at TheaterWorks) as “Father” and Allison Blackwell (Broadway’s A Night With Janis Joplin)…