REVIEW: “Fall Springs” at Barrington Stage

by Barbara Waldinger   A musical about fracking?  Is it doomed to share the fate suffered by entertainments on such unlikely subjects as Anne Frank or Anna Karenina, the Musicals:  obscurity and a critical chorus of “What could they have been thinking?” Decidedly not! Fall Springs by Niko Tsakalakos (music and lyrics) and Peter Sinn…

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces Fall Season

Pittsfield, MA– Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO Kate Maguire are excited to announce the 2019 fall season at The Colonial Theatre and The Garage. Tickets are now available for purchase by contacting the Colonial Ticket Office at 111 South Street, Pittsfield by calling 413-997-4444 or online at www.BerkshireTheatreGroup.org. Kate Maguire says, “We are thrilled to…

“Midsummer” Production Links Albany Berkshire Ballet”s Past and Future

Pittsfield/Northampton, MA – Albany Berkshire Ballet‘s new production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream is a “triumphant celebration of all that is magical in the company’s half century history, and a breathtaking preview of where we are going,” according to Associate Artistic Director Mary Giannone Talmi. This re-envisioned full length ballet adaptation of William Shakespeare’s classic comedy…

Limited Run of “George Gershwin Alone” Begins Performances at The Colonial

Pittsfield, MA– Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) presents George Gershwin Alone, featuring acclaimed actor, playwright and accomplished pianist Hershey Felder(Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin, Maestro: Leonard Bernstein) in a limited run at The Colonial Theatre (111 South St), beginning August 24 and running through August 31. The show is directed by Tony Award-nominee Joel Zwick. This production is sponsored…

Come and See “The Barrington Stage Experience” at the Wolfson Center in Pittsfield

(Pittsfield, MA) Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, is proud to announce the opening of The Barrington Stage Experience.   The Barrington Stage Experience is a free interactive lobby exhibit that allows visitors to view highlights of BSC’s 25 year journey from humble beginnings in Sheffield,…

REVIEW: “If I Forget” at Barrington Stage

by Barbara Waldinger “If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand forget her cunning. If I do not remember thee, let my tongue cleave to the roof of my mouth.” This lament from Psalm 137 serves as the inspiration for If I Forget, the drama by Steven Levenson (the Tony Award-winning book writer…