REVIEW: “Ghosts” at the Williamstown Theatre Festival

by Roseann Cane Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906), often referred to as the father of realism in modern theater, created a body of work that unflinchingly examined social mores (including marital roles), hypocrisy, religion, and ethics. In his day, theatergoers found themselves shocked and scandalized by the subject matter he explored as he continued to create what…

REVIEW: “Into the Woods” at Barrington Stage

by Roseann Cane As Barrington Stage Company‘s production of Into the Woods opens, we’re presented with a group of fairy-tale familiar characters, including Cinderella (Amanda Robles); Jack (the Beanstalk climber, played by Clay Singer); Little Red Riding Hood (Dorcas Leung), and Rapunzel (Anna Tobin). A dapper narrator (Thom Sesma) draws us into their world, where…

“Into the Woods” Opens Barrington Stage Company’s 25th Season

(Pittsfield, MA) Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in the Berkshires (Pittsfield, MA) under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, presents Into the Woods with performances June 19 through July 13 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage.   Into the Woods features music and lyrics by 13-time Tony Award winner Stephen Sondheim, a book by…

Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Additional Casting

New York, NY (June 6, 2019) – Williamstown Theatre Festival (Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Director) announces additional casting and full creative teams for productions on the Main Stage and Nikos Stage, as well as summer artist residencies and Fridays@3 programming. Joining the previously announced Main Stage and Nikos Stage casts are: Obie® and Drama Desk® Award winner Deirdre O’Connell (Eternal Sunshine of the…

Barrington Stage Announces Full Casting for 2019 Season

(Pittsfield, MA– May 2019) Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in the Berkshires (Pittsfield, MA) under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, announced today casting for its 25th Anniversary season. The 2019 Season at BSC will begin with Hold These Truths starring Drama Desk Award nominee Joel de la Fuente (Amazon’s “The Man…