REVIEW: “Working: A Musical” at the Berkshire Theatre Group

by Fred Baumgarten At the risk of stating the extremely obvious: it’s 2019. American goods are manufactured in Mexico, Vietnam, and China. Something called “Democratic Socialists” are making a political stir. The wealth gap continues to grow to obscene proportions. I mention this not to start an argument, but because “Working,” the musical adaptation of…

Berkshire Theatre Group Presents “Working: A Musical”

Pittsfield, MA– Berkshire Theatre Group is proud to present Tony Award-nominated Working A Musical, based on Studs Terkel’s best-selling book of interviews, at The Unicorn Theatre (6 East Street) in Stockbridge, MA. Working features music by Pulitzer, Tony and Grammy Award-Winner Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton, In The Heights, Moana); Tony Award-nominee Craig Carnelia (Sweet Smell of Success); Grammy Award-Winner Micki Grant (Don’t Bother Me, I Can’t Cope); Tony…

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces Casting for 2019 Season

At the Fitzpatrick Main Stage The Skin of Our Teeth by Thornton Wilder directed by David Auburn at The Fitzpatrick Main Stage BTG’s Stockbridge Campus, 83 East Main Street Running: July 11–August 3 Casting: Lauren Baez, Woman Lynnette Freeman, Fortune Teller Marcus Gladney, Henry Harriet Harris, Mrs. Antrobus Danny Johnson, Mr. Antrobus Ralph Petillo, Man Marjie Shrimpton, Woman Claire…

REVIEW: “This” at Barrington Stage

This One’s For You by Barbara Waldinger Barrington Stage Company’s play captures “the hilarious yet touching relationships of a circle of friends as they back their way into middle age.”  So reads Barrington Stage Company’s description of Melissa James Gibson’s play, This. True, but their production offers infinitely more to the fortunate theatregoers who make their…

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)…