REVIEW: “The Skin of Our Teeth” at the Berkshire Theatre Group

by Macey Levin Through history humanity has escaped extinction numerous times but total destruction is still a distinct possibility.  There was, of course, the flood that Noah and his ark overcame after forty-something days.  The Black Plague.  The atomic bombs that closed World War Two, and today who knows what will happen with a narcissistic…

“The Skin Of Our Teeth” Comes to BTG’s Fitzpatrick Main Stage

Pittsfield, MA– Three-time Pulitzer Prize-Winner Thornton Wilder’s The Skin of Our Teeth begins performances on Thursday, July 11 at the Berkshire Theatre Group‘s Fitzpatrick Main Stage (83 East Main Street) in Stockbridge, MA, and runs through August 3. Directed by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-Winner David Auburn (Proof; BTG: The Petrified Forest, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), this production…

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces Casting for 2019 Season

At the Fitzpatrick Main Stage The Skin of Our Teeth by Thornton Wilder directed by David Auburn at The Fitzpatrick Main Stage BTG’s Stockbridge Campus, 83 East Main Street Running: July 11–August 3 Casting: Lauren Baez, Woman Lynnette Freeman, Fortune Teller Marcus Gladney, Henry Harriet Harris, Mrs. Antrobus Danny Johnson, Mr. Antrobus Ralph Petillo, Man Marjie Shrimpton, Woman Claire…

REVIEW: “Arsenic and Old Lace” in Stockbridge

“Arsenic”—Old Hat? by Barbara Waldinger Can this 1941 farcical black comedy still amuse an audience in 2017?  You bet–check out Berkshire Theatre Group’s production of Arsenic and Old Lace on The Fitzpatrick Main Stage.  If its initial pre-war audience craved an escapist entertainment, perhaps we too might be grateful to enjoy a good laugh and…

“Arsenic and Old Lace” Opens at the Berkshire Theatre Group

Pittsfield, MA– Berkshire Theatre Group presents celebrated playwright Joseph Kesselring‘s Arsenic and Old Lace. Filled with colorful characters and witty plot twists, this quirky comedy is one for the ages. This production is directed by Tony Award-nominated Gregg Edelman (Broadway: City of Angels, 1776, Into The Woods; BTG: Constellations, Deathtrap), and features Katie Birenboim (Fiorello!) as Elaine Harper; Ryan Chittaphong (BTG: Finian’s Rainbow) as Officer Klein; Tony Award-nominated Mia Dillon (Crimes…