REVIEW: “American Underground” at Barrington Stage Company

by Barbara Waldinger In a Study Guide for Barrington Stage Company’s production of American Underground, the playwright, Brent Askari, asserts that he likes telling “genre stories”—in this case, thrillers.  Publicity for this World Premiere, winner of a Bonnie and Terry Burman New Play Award, asks: “How do you put a thriller on the stage and…

Barrington Stage Presents the Bonnie & Terry Burman New Play Award Winner “American Underground”

(Pittsfield, MA) Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, continues its 25th Anniversary Season with the World Premiere of the Bonnie & Terry Burman New Play Award Winner, American Underground by Brent Askari.   Directed by Julianne Boyd (BSC’s Gertrude and Claudius), American Underground begins previews October…

Barrington Stage Announces Full Casting for 2019 Season

(Pittsfield, MA– May 2019) Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in the Berkshires (Pittsfield, MA) under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, announced today casting for its 25th Anniversary season. The 2019 Season at BSC will begin with Hold These Truths starring Drama Desk Award nominee Joel de la Fuente (Amazon’s “The Man…

Barrington Stage Company Announces 2019 Season

(Pittsfield, MA– February 8, 2019) Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in the Berkshires (Pittsfield, MA) under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, announced today its 25th Anniversary season, which will feature four world premieres, including the new musical from BSC’s Musical Theatre Lab, Fall Springs by Niko Tsakalakos and Peter Sinn Nachtrieb; America v.…

Barrington Stage Company Announces Stacey Rose as the Inaugural Winner of The Bonnie and Terry Burman New Play Award

ROSE TO RECEIVE $25,000 PRIZE AND WORLD PREMIERE PRODUCTION SECOND PLACE WINNERS BRENT ASKARI & CHRISTINA QUINTANA TO RECEIVE $5,000 EACH (Pittsfield, MA– January 29, 2019) Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, announced today that Stacey Rose is the inaugural winner of…