Fourth Annual Berkshire Theatre Awards Presented

Mac-Haydn Theatre and Shakespeare & Company Take Top Honors PITTSFIELD, MA (November 12, 2019) – At an SRO ceremony held at Zion Lutheran Church in Pittsfield, the Board of the Berkshire Theatre Critics Association (BTCA) presented the Berkshire Theatre Awards on the evening of Monday, November 11, 2019. This was the fourth year the awards…

“Slow Food” Closes Dorset Theatre Festival’s 42nd Season

(Dorset, Vt. – Aug. 13, 2019) Dorset Theatre Festival, under the leadership of Artistic Director Dina Janis and Producing Director Will Rucker, will begin performances of Slow Food by Wendy MacLeod, the final production of the 42nd Season, on August 22. The comedy will star Peri Gilpin (NBC’s “Frasier,” Native Gardens) in the role of…

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…

Karen Allen to Appear in Reading at Dorset Theatre Festival

(Dorset, VT – July 25, 2019) Dorset Theatre Festival, under the leadership of Artistic Director Dina Janis and Producing Director Will Rucker, will present A Stage of Twilight by Sarah T. Schwab on Tuesday, August 6, 2019. This is the third reading of the acclaimed Pipeline Series of three one-night-only presentations of new work. The…

REVIEW” “DIG” at the Dorset Theatre Festival

by Gail M. Burns We are so blessed with the close and productive relationship between playwright Theresa Rebeck and the Dorset Theatre Festival, where she has developed at Dorset more than half a dozen plays, most have which have gone on to productions at other major regional theatres and in New York. I am quite…