Third Annual Berkshire Theatre Awards Winners Announced

Williamstown Theatre Festival and Barrington Stage Company Take Top Honors At an SRO ceremony held at Zion Lutheran Church in Pittsfield, the Board of the Berkshire Theatre Critics Association presented the Berkshire Theatre Awards on the evening of Monday, November 12, 2018. This was the third year the awards have been presented to honor and…

REVIEW: “Homebody” at the Ancram Opera House

A middle-aged Englishwoman, identified only as Homebody, tries in vain to remember the name of her anti-depressant:  “a portmanteau chemical cocktail word confected by punning psychopharmacologists.”  She imagines her “brain floating in a salt bath, frosted with a rime of salt, a pickle-brine brain, pink-beige walnut-wrinkled nutmeat within a crystalliform quartzoid ice-white hoarfrost casing, a…

Ancram Opera House Presents Tony Kushner’s “Homebody”

The Ancram Opera House will present HOMEBODY, a tour-de-force one-act by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner (ANGELS IN AMERICA), August 3-5 and 10-12. Danielle Skraastad — one of the busiest actors in New York and a native of Cairo, Greene County, NY  — stars as the Homebody, an inquisitive British housewife safely ensconced in her respectable…

Ancram Opera House Announces 2018 Season

 Ancram Opera House (AOH) has announced its 2018 summer season, featuring a line-up of six exceptional productions from June 30 – August 25. The season will kick off with Obie Award winner David Cale’s Songs for Charming Strangers (June 30, 8:30pm), a sharply witty song cycle focusing on romantic relationships, blind dates, and unlikely seductions. British-born Cale, acclaimed as one of…