REVIEW: “Show Boat” at The Glimmerglass Festival

by Roseann Cane   Show Boat, first produced by Florenz Ziegfeld in 1927, marked a turning point in theater history.. Appearing during a time when frothy entertainment like light-hearted operettas and revues packed the theater scene, this was likely the first musical driven by a serious plot, the first musical where book and music merged.…

Barrington Stage Announces Additional Casting for 2018 Season

(Pittsfield, MA– June 29, 2018) Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in the Berkshires (Pittsfield, MA) under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, is pleased to announce additional casting for the 2018 Season. Starring in a new production of West Side Story will be Addie Morales (West Side Story, Casa Mañana Theatre) as…

Barrington Stage Company Announces Initial Casting for 2018

(Pittsfield, MA– April 30, 2018) Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in the Berkshires (Pittsfield, MA) under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, is pleased to announce initial casting for the 2018 Season. The 2018 Season at BSC will begin with Typhoid Mary, starring Miles G. Jackson (BSC’s Tribes) as “Father Michael McKuen,”…

Barrington Stage Announces 2018 Season Featuring Three World Premieres

(Pittsfield, MA– January 11, 2018) Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in the Berkshires (Pittsfield, MA) under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, announced today its 2018 season, which will feature three world premieres, including a major new musical from Tony Awards winners William Finn and Rachel Sheinkin, a new play from Off…