REVIEW: “Into the Woods” at Barrington Stage

by Roseann Cane As Barrington Stage Company‘s production of Into the Woods opens, we’re presented with a group of fairy-tale familiar characters, including Cinderella (Amanda Robles); Jack (the Beanstalk climber, played by Clay Singer); Little Red Riding Hood (Dorcas Leung), and Rapunzel (Anna Tobin). A dapper narrator (Thom Sesma) draws us into their world, where…

“Into the Woods” Opens Barrington Stage Company’s 25th Season

(Pittsfield, MA) Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in the Berkshires (Pittsfield, MA) under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, presents Into the Woods with performances June 19 through July 13 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage.   Into the Woods features music and lyrics by 13-time Tony Award winner Stephen Sondheim, a book by…

Barrington Stage Announces Full Casting for 2019 Season

(Pittsfield, MA– May 2019) Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in the Berkshires (Pittsfield, MA) under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, announced today casting for its 25th Anniversary season. The 2019 Season at BSC will begin with Hold These Truths starring Drama Desk Award nominee Joel de la Fuente (Amazon’s “The Man…

Barrington Stage Company Announces 2019 Season

(Pittsfield, MA– February 8, 2019) Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in the Berkshires (Pittsfield, MA) under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, announced today its 25th Anniversary season, which will feature four world premieres, including the new musical from BSC’s Musical Theatre Lab, Fall Springs by Niko Tsakalakos and Peter Sinn Nachtrieb; America v.…

Exit 7 Players Presents “Sweeney Todd”

Exit 7 Players presents Sweeney Todd Oct 19-Nov 2 (Fridays/Saturday’s at 8pm, Sunday’s at 2pm) Exit 7 Theater, 37 Chestnut Street, Ludlow, MA An infamous tale, Sweeney Todd, an unjustly exiled barber, returns to nineteenth century London, seeking vengeance against the lecherous judge who framed him and ravaged his young wife. The road to revenge leads…

REVIEW: “Company” at Barrington Stage

by Macey Levin There is a gem of a production of Stephen Sondheim’s Company at Barrington Stage Company’s Boyd-Quinson mainstage.  Everything about it is virtual perfection from the set to the acting to the voices and especially the soaring, insightful score. Sondheim wrote the lyrics for West Side Story and Gypsy in the 50’s; the…