REVIEW: “George Gershwin Alone” at the Berkshire Theatre Group

by Barbara Waldinger During the question and answer session that concludes his solo production, George Gershwin Alone, Hershey Felder was asked by an audience member at Berkshire Theatre Group’s Colonial Theatre why he did not choose to be a concert pianist.  His response was that in performing his nine distinctive one-man shows he plays more…

Limited Run of “George Gershwin Alone” Begins Performances at The Colonial

Pittsfield, MA– Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) presents George Gershwin Alone, featuring acclaimed actor, playwright and accomplished pianist Hershey Felder(Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin, Maestro: Leonard Bernstein) in a limited run at The Colonial Theatre (111 South St), beginning August 24 and running through August 31. The show is directed by Tony Award-nominee Joel Zwick. This production is sponsored…

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces Backstage Event: Dinner With “George Gershwin Alone”’s Hershey Felder & BTG Artistic Director, CEO Kate Maguire

Pittsfield, MA– Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) is proud to announce a Backstage Event: Dinner With Hershey Felder and Kate Maguire (Artistic Director, CEO) on Friday, August 30 at The Colonial Theatre, beginning at 5pm. Enjoy a cocktail reception, followed by a comfort cuisine dinner, catered by Firefly, with Hershey Felder and Kate Maguire. Ticket prices are as follows:…

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…

“Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin” Returns to Hartford Stage

Limited One-Week Engagement – June 21-30, 2019 Performer/Creator of Our Great Tchaikovsky and George Gershwin Alone;  Director and Adaptor of The Pianist of Willesden Lane    Hartford, CT – November 19, 2018 – Hartford Stage will present Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin, a celebration of one of America’s most beloved and prolific songwriters, written and performed by internationally-acclaimed pianist, actor and…