REVIEW: “Brighton Beach Memoirs” at Oldcastle

by Gail M. Burns The minute that Sarah Corey makes her entrance as Neil Simon’s indomitable matriarch, Kate Jerome, Oldcastle Theatre Company‘s production of Brighton Beach Memoirs you know who’s in charge here. This is Corey’s second Oldcastle turn as Kate, having played an older iteration in Broadway Bound in 2017, and for those of…

REVIEW: “Proof” at Oldcastle Theatre Company

by Gail M. Burns David Auburn’s Proof burst on the national consciousness nearly twenty years ago – winning Tonys and a Pulitzer and being made into a big budget, star-studded film – so the initial flurry of professional and amateur productions across the country has run its course and the play is ripe for revisiting…

Oldcastle Presents Pulitzer Prize-Winning “Proof”

David Auburn’s “Proof” which combines mystery, surprise and old-fashioned storytelling in a compelling evening of theatre that won both the Tony Award for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize, opens Friday August 31st in the Oldcastle Theatre Company‘s intimate space on Main Street in Bennington.      “Proof” is a play of ideas. The play’s intricate…

“The Fourth Wall” Opens at Oldcastle

The Fourth Wall A.R. Gurney’s delightful comedy featuring five Cole Porter songs is the third offering in Oldcastle Theatre‘s 47th season opening Friday August 10th at 7:30 p.m. In theatrical terms, the fourth wall is the imaginary wall between the actors on stage and the audience. In Mr. Gurney’s play the New York Times called,…

REVIEW: “The Whipping Man” at Oldcastle

by Roseann Cane In the days following the end of the Civil War, a young Confederate soldier named Caleb (Justin Pietropaolo) painfully makes his way into his once-grand Richmond family estate to find the place in ruins. Caleb, too, is in ruins: a bullet in his leg has been left untreated, and the infection has…