Mahaiwe Appoints Janis Martinson Acting Executive Director

Great Barrington, Mass.— The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Janis Martinson as acting executive director. Martinson has served as the theater’s director of advancement since July 2017. She will assume her new position on January 1, 2020. Beryl Jolly, the Mahaiwe’s longtime executive director, is stepping down at the end…

After 15 Successful Years Beryl Jolly to Step Down from the Mahaiwe

Great Barrington, Mass.— Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center Executive Director Beryl Jolly has decided to step down from her position at the end of 2019, the organization announced today. Jolly has led the Mahaiwe for 15 years, overseeing the completion of the theater’s restoration and launching and leading its year-round programming seasons. She will continue to help…

Comedian John Mulaney to Headline the 2019 Mahaiwe Gala

Great Barrington, Mass.—Comedian John Mulaney will headline the 2019 Mahaiwe Gala on Saturday, August 10 at 8:00pm in a festive evening to benefit the performing arts center’s year-round programs and to honor Maggie Buchwald in appreciation of her Mahaiwe board leadership and lifelong commitment to the arts. “John Mulaney is one of the most versatile…

Mahaiwe Announces New Board Leadership

Great Barrington, Mass.— The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center Board of Directors announced today that it has elected a new board chair and slate of officers for 2019, as well as added three new board members in recent months. Margaret Deutsch was elected chair; she succeeds Maggie Buchwald who held the position for six years. Ms. Buchwald…

Whoopi Goldberg to Headline Mahaiwe Gala

Great Barrington, Mass.— Whoopi Goldberg will headline the 2018 Mahaiwe Gala on Sunday, July 29 at 8:00pm in a festive evening to benefit the performing arts center’s year-round programs and to honor founding board member Sharon Casdin. “We’re thrilled to celebrate this season with Whoopi Goldberg as our 2018 Gala performer,” says Mahaiwe Executive Director Beryl Jolly. “Her…