Chester Theatre Company Announces 2020 Season of Plays by Women Playwrights

Chester, MA – Chester Theatre Company (CTC) is expanding its reputation for “some of the most adventurous programming in the area” (The New Yorker) with a season that includes its first-ever World Premiere commission, and a New England Premiere that will kick off the season on June 18. This season marks CTC’s 31st, and its fifth under Producing Artistic Director Daniel Elihu…

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…

REVIEW: “The Night Alive” at the Chester Theatre Company

by Macey Levin   The Night Alive by Conor McPherson is the story of five Dubliners bumbling through life and often at odds with one another.  McPherson, the award winning playwright of Shining City, The Seafarer, The Weir and many others, has an ear for realistic dialogue full of incomplete sentences, broken phrases and the…

Chester Theatre Company Announces Complete Casting for 30th Anniversary Season

Many Audience Favorites Returning to the Town Hall Theatre, Onstage and Off Chester, MA–Co-founded by Vincent Dowling and H. Newman Marsh in 1990 with the belief that every town should have a professional theatre, Chester Theatre Company (formerly The Miniature Theatre of Chester) prepares to celebrate its landmark 30th Season with four works, each a New England Premiere. Chester Theatre…

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…