MCLA Theatre Presents “Topdog/Underdog”

MCLA Theatre presents “Topdog/Underdog” by Suzan-Lori Parks March 6, 10, 11 & 12 at 8 pm March 7 at 2 & 8 pm at Venable Theater Venable Hall, 375 Church Street, North Adams, MA Topdog/Underdog by Suzan-Lori Parks. Two brothers, Lincoln and Booth, locked in a battle of wits as quick as their game of…

Jacob’s Pillow Announces Winter/Spring 2020 Events

December 18, 2019 (Becket, MA)—Jacob’s Pillow announces public events held January through May in its Winter/Spring season, featuring co-presentations with local cultural partners; Pillow Parties; workshops and classes; Pillow Pop-Ups; and more. Events take place January through May on the Pillow’s 220-acre campus in Becket, MA and across Berkshire County. As the Pillow continues to…

MCLA Theatre Presents “Sweet Charity”

MCLA Theatre proudly presents Sweet Charity by Cy Coleman, Dorothy Fields, and Neil Simon November 15, 16, 22, 23 at 8pm November 16, 24 at 2pm Venable Theatre Cy Coleman, Dorothy Fields, and Neil Simon’s musical adaptation of the Federico Fellini film The Nights of Cabiria, where the diehard romantic dancehall girl, Charity Hope Valentine,…

MCLA Theatre Presents “Macbeth”

MCLA Theatre proudly presents: Macbeth by William Shakespeare November 30 at 8m December 1, 7, 8 at 8pm December 1 and 9 at 2pm Venable Theatre Shakespeare’s tragic masterpiece explores the damaging physical and psychological effects of political ambition, especially on those who seek power for its own sake. When three witches tell Macbeth some…

MCLA Presents Ionesco’s “Rhinoceros”

The MCLA Performing Arts Theatre Program proudly presents: Rhinoceros by Eugène Ionesco February 23-24, March 2-3 @ 8pm February 23 & March 4 @ 2pm Venable Theater. Eugène Ionesco wrote “Rhinoceros” in 1958 as a response to his experience of fascism in Romania in the 1930s. In a small-town cafe, the apathetic Berenger meets his…

MCLA Presents Tartuffe

MCLA‘s FPA (Fine & Performing Arts) Theatre Program proudly presents: TARTUFFE by Moliere December 1-2, 8-9 @ 8pm December 2, 10 @ 2pm A biting satire aimed at religious hypocrisy. Banned in Paris in 1667, it is one of French playwright Moliere’s most famous comedies. When the kind, yet dim, Orgon invites the religious zealot…

MCLA Presents “Passing Strange”

The MCLA Performing Arts Theatre Program proudly presents: Passing Strange Book and lyrics by Stew Music by Stew and Heidi Rodewald Created in collaboration with Annie Dorsen October 13-14, 20-21 @ 8pm October 14,22 @ 2pm in Venable Theater, 375 Church Street, North Adams, MA From Stew of Stew and The Negro Problem, with music by Stew…