REVIEW: “Gertrude and Claudius” at Barrington Stage Company

by Barbara Waldinger Gertrude and Claudius, Barrington Stage Company’s newest offering by Mark St. Germain, based on John Updike’s 2000 novel by the same name, might well have been called simply Gertrude, for this is her story.  A prequel to Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the play traces thirty years in the life of Hamlet’s mother. The action…

Barrington Stage Company Offers New Mark St. Germain Play,

(Pittsfield, MA) Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in the Berkshires under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, is proud to present Gertrude and Claudius, a new play by BSC Associate Artist Mark St. Germain (Dancing Lessons, Freud’s Last Session), based on the novel by John Updike.   Directed by Julianne Boyd (BSC’s…

“The Lightning Thief” The Percy Jackson Musical” Comes to Proctors

SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—FEB. 6, 2019—Proctors is thrilled to announce that THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL, an “electrifying” (Newsday) musical adaption of the New York Times best-selling novel written by Rick Riordan, will play Schenectady, 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22; and 2 & 8 p.m. Saturday Feb. 23. Tickets, $20–$50, are available at the Box Office at Proctors, 432 State Street,…

“The Legend of Georgia McBride” Takes Center Stage  at Dorset Theatre Festival

DORSET, VT: Dorset Theatre Festival continues its 40th Anniversary Season with the Regional Premiere of The Legend of Georgia McBride by Matthew Lopez. The Legend of Georgia McBride, under the direction of Stephen Brackett (Buyer & Cellar National Tour, Ultimate Beauty Bible at Page 73), runs for 16 performances between August 3 – 19, 2017. All performances take place at the Dorset Playhouse, 104 Cheney…