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…

REVIEW: “Crazy for You” at the Sharon Playhouse

by Macey Levin When it opened in 1992 Crazy for You was publicized as the “New GERSHWIN musical comedy” though it was an adaptation, of sorts, of George and Ira Gershwin’s 1930’s Girl Crazy.   The basic plot is the same and the music is all Gershwin with five original songs and many more adapted from…

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…

The Williston Northampton School Presents “Crazy For You”

The Williston Northampton School presents Crazy For You April 25- 27 and May 2-4 at 7:30 The Williston Theatre 18 Payson Ave Easthampton, MA Tickets: $7 students/seniors. $10 adults. The performance on April 26th is free for Williston Families. Tickets Music and Lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin. Book by Ken Ludwig Directed by…