REVIEW: “Ghosts” at the Williamstown Theatre Festival

by Roseann Cane Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906), often referred to as the father of realism in modern theater, created a body of work that unflinchingly examined social mores (including marital roles), hypocrisy, religion, and ethics. In his day, theatergoers found themselves shocked and scandalized by the subject matter he explored as he continued to create what…

Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces 2019 Season

A RAISIN IN THE SUN By Lorraine Hansberry  Directed by Robert O’Hara Featuring Francois Battiste and S. Epatha Merkerson Lorraine Hansberry’s fearless interrogation of hope in the face of racial and economic strife in America is as powerful today as when it premiered 60 years ago on Broadway. JUNE 25 – JULY 13  |  MAIN STAGE MORE INFORMATION GRAND HORIZONS…

REVIEW: “A Doll’s House, Part 2”

by Barbara Waldinger Henrik Ibsen is a tough act to follow.  At the end of his 1879 masterpiece, A Doll’s House, audiences gasped as Nora Helmer left her husband and three children, delivering what George Bernard Shaw famously called “the door slam heard around the world,” presumably never to return.  Although it seemed that during…

Barrington Stage Announces Four New Special Events

(Pittsfield, MA – March 6, 2018) Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, announced today the addition of four special events during their upcoming 2018 season. Tickets for the 2018 Season, as well as all four special events, are on sale now by…

ACT will hold auditions for the 3rd show of our 2017-18 season, Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen, directed by Juliet King. Auditions are Monday, November 6 and Wednesday, November 8, sign-ins both nights at 7pm. Auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. The show runs February 2-18, Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sundays at 3pm, our pay-what-you-will preview…