SPOTLIGHT ON: Sabrina Hamilton and the 2018 Ko Festival

by Jenny Hansell Berkshire On Stage Pioneer Valley Correspondent Jenny Hansell spoke to Sabrina Hamilton, founder and artistic director of the Ko Festival running through August 5 on the Amherst College campus. This resulting interview throws the spotlight on an enduring, adventurous, and essential component of the summer theatre scene in Western Massachusetts. BOS: Each year…

Ko Festival Presents Ilan Stavans in “The Oven

AMHERST, MASSACHUSETTS–“How does a mild-mannered scholar/writer/professor become a jaguar, kill and eat a deer?” raves Connie Congdon, playwright and author of Tales of the Lost Formicans, after seeing Ilan Stavans’ impulsive and transformative journey in THE OVEN. Ko Festival of Performance continues a season of “Radical Acts” with this humorous and poignant solo performance. THE OVEN will be performed…

The Ko Festival of Performance Presents Five Weekends of Original Theatre on the Theme of “Radical Acts”

AMHERST, MASSACHUSETTS– The Ko Festival of Performance, in its 27th summer season on the Amherst College campus, is a perennially popular summer experience in Western Massachusetts, featuring five weeks of theatrical performances, the KoFest Story Slam, and three 6-day intensive theater workshops. Unlike standard summer stock theater, Ko Festival performances are all original, devised pieces, created by…