Berkshire Playwright Jane Denitz Smith Loves Dialogue

Jane Denitz Smith has always been a writer. Over the years she’s written in a variety of genres, but playwriting is a format to which she keeps returning.    “I’ve always loved dialogue, it’s my place of comfort, what I felt was most interesting,” Smith explained, “I am fascinated by the tension between what’s said…

Shakespeare & Company Presents a Winter Play Reading Festival 

(Lenox, MA) –  Shakespeare & Company is pleased to announce its annual Winter Play Reading  Festival on January 18 and 19, 2020. This weekend of staged readings will showcase emerging and established playwrights, and feature Company artists. All performances will take place in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre on the Shakespeare & Company campus in Lenox, Massachusetts.…

REVIEW: “Breakwater” at Barrington Public Theater

by Barbara Waldinger What a pleasure to attend the appealing and comfortable McConnell Theatre at Daniel Arts Center, Bard College at Simon’s Rock, where Barrington Public Theater makes its debut—Breakwater by Jim Frangione.  Facing the audience is a deep, wide proscenium stage, depicting beige sand dunes in Hyannis circa 1990, where a stunning blue backdrop…

Barrington Public Theater Presents “Breakwater”

Barrington Public Theater presents “Breakwater” by Jim Frangione, directed by Kelly Galvin, June 13-23 in the McConnell Theater, Daniel Arts Center on the campus of Bard College at Simon’s Rock, 84 Alford Road, Great Barrington, MA. It’s 1990 on Cape Cod and Bobbi Herring is a combustible, twenty-eight year-old female taxi driver struggling to overcome…