REVIEW: “The Fantasticks” at Silverthorne Theater

by Jenny Hansell Don’t gore my ox, and I won’t gore yours. If I criticize the musical The Fantasticks, you may react with as much hostility as I did when I read the recent takedown of Hamilton in The Nation, in which the writer accused Lin-Manuel Miranda of glossing over the founding fathers’ slave ownership,…

Silverthorne Theater Company Presents “The Fantasticks”

Greenfield, MA –Silverthorne Theater Company presents The Fantasticks, the longest-running musical in Broadway history, as the second production of STC’s 2019 Season. The show plays June 20 – 29 in The Perch at Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center in Greenfield. The run kicks off with the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Franklin County Opening Night Benefit on June 20 with all tickets…

Silverthorne Theater Company Announces 2019 Season

Greenfield, MA – An ambitious selection of plays makes up Silverthorne Theater Company’s 2019 Season of plays and promises a banquet of theatrical experiences with something for all tastes. TALES OF THE LOST FORMICANS Our opening show Tales of the Lost Formicans, by Constance Congdon, is a modern classic. This witty and passionate play explores the story of a man…

Silverthorne Theater Company Revives “A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play”

Greenfield – The Holiday Season is not complete without the re-telling of the Dickens’ classic Christmas story. Silverthorne Theater Company’s 1930s radio adaptation of the familiar tale, A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play, was a terrific hit in 2016, and this year will once again be playing in three different Franklin County locations the weekend of December 8-9.  At NEPR’s…

Silverthorne Theater Company Concludes 2018 Season with Short Comedies by Durang

Greenfield MA – The genius of playwright Christopher Durang will be amply demonstrated in Silverthorne Theater Company’s final season show, Delectable Durang: A Collection of Six Unruly Comedies that opens September 27 and runs through October 6.  The Hawks & Reed Performing Arts Center Perch (our 4th floor performance space) is located at 289 Main Street, Greenfield. As Director John…