“Tarzan” Audience, Cast and Crew “Adopt” Through Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International

Pittsfield, MA–On the Sunday, August 5 matinee performance of Tarzan at The Colonial Theatre, Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) collected post-show donations for the Dian Fossey Gorilla Fund International. This fund is dedicated to the conservation, protection and study of gorillas and their habitats in Africa. In addition to patron donations, the cast and crew of Tarzan collected funds of their own to…

Featuring Over 100 Talented Berkshire Youth “Tarzan” Begins Performances at The Colonial

Pittsfield, MA– Featuring hit music by rock legend, Phil Collins, such as the Academy Award-winning “You’ll Be in My Heart,” as well as “Two Worlds,” Tarzan swings and sings onto The Colonial Theatre stage (111 South Street; Pittsfield, MA), running Thursday, July 26 through Thursday, August 16. Directed by Travis Daly (The Music Man, Beauty and the Beast, Mary Poppins), with music direction by Mark…

Winners Announced for 2018 High School Musical Theatre Awards at Proctors

SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—MAY 19, 2018—Today, winners were announced for the second annual High School Musical Theatre Awards at Proctors.   Proctors CEO Philip Morris and Times Union Senior Writer Steve Barnes presided over an entertainment-filled Saturday evening ceremony, which featured representatives from 23 participating schools (up from 16 in 2017). The program, presented by the Times Union, and adjudicated by a…

Berkshire Theatre Group Seeks Child Actors for “Tarzan”

Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) seeks child actors for its upcoming non-equity production of Tarzan, specifically children’s chorus roles and Young Tarzan. The roles are open to actors 2nd grade through 12th grade. Students should come prepared to learn songs from Tarzan. Rehearsals will start June 11, and occur approximately six days a week including evenings, weekends…

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces 90th Anniversary Summer Season

Pittsfield, MA– Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) and Kate Maguire (Artistic Director/CEO) are thrilled to announce Berkshire Theatre’s 90th Anniversary Summer Season. In addition to a season cast announcement, an additional Unicorn Theatre production and BTG’s No Boundaries in Art free staged reading series will be announced in the next several weeks. According to Maguire, “For the past 90 years,…