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…

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…

REVIEW: “Church & State” at Berkshire Theatre Group

by Roseann Cane A screen descends, and on it a political television commercial appears. We hear the voice of Senator Charles Whitmore (Graham Rowat), a Republican North Carolinian candidate for the Senate, and see a familiar visual collage of family, flag, and good Christian folk. As the screen disappears, we find ourselves in an offstage…

Berkshire Theatre Group Presents “Church & State”

Pittsfield, MA– Berkshire Theatre Group presents celebrated Emmy Award-nominated Jason Odell Williams’ provocative and humorous Church & State. Directed by Charlotte Cohn (founding producer of the New York Music Theatre Festival and Mainstreet Musicals), Church & State features Judy Jerome (Two By Tennessee) as Sara Whitmore; Keira Naughton (The Rivals; BTG: I Saw My Neighbor on the Train and I Didn’t Even Smile) as Alex Klein; Graham Rowat (Meteor…

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces Casting for 2018 Summer Season

Pittsfield, MA – Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) and Kate Maguire (Artistic Director/CEO) are thrilled to announce casting for Berkshire Theatre’s 90th Anniversary Season. Church & State by Jason Odell Williams directed by Charlotte Cohn at The Unicorn Theatre The Larry Vaber Stage BTG’s Stockbridge Campus, 6 East Street Running: Thursday, June 14 at 7pm through Saturday, June 30…