Theater

Pittsfield Shakespeare in the Park presents ‘Twelfth Night’

Pittsfield Shakespeare in the Park, with the Office of Cultural Development, announced its fourth annual free outdoor production will be Twelfth Night, Shakespeare’s delightful comedy of misplaced passion and mistaken identities. Directed by Artistic Director Enrico Spada, the production will feature actors, designers and technicians from the Berkshire County community, including many favorites from past […]

Mahaiwe offers Bolshoi Ballet, London Theatre HD broadcasts

Mahaiwe offers Bolshoi Ballet, London Theatre HD broadcasts

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center Executive Director Beryl Jolly announced the addition of 15 HD broadcasts to the theater’s schedule, including seven productions by the Bolshoi Ballet and eight by London’s National Theatre. “Our international HD broadcasts are becoming increasingly popular as the community enjoys some of the world’s best talents of theater and dance on […]

Shakespeare & Company gets ready for Winter Studio Festival

Shakespeare & Company’s Winter Studio Festival of Plays will take place on Jan. 14 and 15, 2017. This weekend of staged readings will showcase a diverse array of playwrights and feature both emerging and established Company artists. All performances will take place in the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre on the Shakespeare & Company campus in […]

A musical comedy for the entire family

Once Upon a Mattress opens on Jan. 20 and runs through Feb. 5 with performances Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sunday afternoons at 2 p.m. What do you get when you mix one pea, 20 mattresses and a Princess-to-be named “Fred?” You get one hilarious musical love story, based on the popular fairytale, […]

Annual Panto: The Turn of the Scrooge

The Ghent Playhouse will again have the annual Panto on stage.  In it’s 17th year, this year’s version is titled “The Turn of the Scrooge”. Spend time with all the familiar characters – and maybe a few new ones – as The Loons return with another terrific original British-American Panto and their own zany spin […]

First edition of Berkshire Home Companion to take place Nov. 5

First edition of Berkshire Home Companion to take place Nov. 5

The First Congregational Church (United Church of Christ) of Stockbridge announces plans for its fall fund-raising event, the first edition of “Berkshire Home Companion” to take place Nov. 5 at 6 p.m. at the historic church on Main Street in Stockbridge. The evening of entertainment, based upon the winning public radio formula, will feature musical guests […]

‘The Bakelite Masterpiece’ is perfectly cast

‘The Bakelite Masterpiece’ is perfectly cast

Growing up in England during WWII, we had Dutch and Austrian neighbors; escapees from Hitler’s Europe. And so, after the war, I was very aware of the scourge that fell on ‘collaborators’ within the Third Reich. This wonderfully written play, “The Bakelite Masterpiece” by Kate Kayley is about a Dutch painter who sold a Vermeer […]

“Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Speckled Band”, live-action “radio” drama at Ventfort Hall

“Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Speckled Band”,  live-action “radio” drama at Ventfort Hall

Remember when “The Lone Ranger,” “Grand Central Station!” and “The Green Hornet” kept us riveted to the radio with the actors’ expressive voices and, of course, the sound effects? Artistic Director Kandie Carle returns to Ventfort Hall Mansion and Gilded Age Museum with members of her East Haddam Stage Company presenting “Sherlock Holmes and the […]

‘Broadway Bounty Hunter’: it soars!

You’ve seen nothing like it before on the stage. Well, perhaps you have. Very much in the genre of “Tommy” and “Hair” in the tradition of ‘Rock Opera,’ but much punkier and no nudity! “Broadway Bounty Hunter” is about an aging, unlucky actress, a star in her heyday, played by the real Annie Golden, from […]

1 2 3 4