An alternative to the happy thoughts of the holiday season, the WWII film “Unbroken” directed by Angelina Jolie goes into wide release Christmas Day at the Beacon Cinema, Berkshire Mall Regal 10 and the North Adams Multiplex 8.
The classes at Jacob;s Pillow are far ranging, including Ballet, Contemporary, Musical Theatre Dance, and a new program titled Social Dances: Jazz to Hip-Hop. Video apps now. Auditions begin January 10 and classes take place in three sessions from June-August.
Ten new plays by authors both familiar and new have been the highlight of winter in the Berkshires. Year four of the series has just been announced.
In 1998 William Finn wrote “A New Brain” based on his surgical experiences, and yet it has never been seen in a Berkshire production. Is that about to be rectified?
Once again, the Berkshires host companies from all over the world at Jacob’s Pillow with more than 350 performances and events – more than 200 of which are totally free and open to the public.
Slated to open the ART 2015-16 season on August 1 and set in the deep south the “Waitress” is preggers, unhappily married, and finds herself in an unexpected relationship with the new guy in town. Sounds juicy, especially if, as rumored, Tony winner Jessie Mueller stars.
The Williamstown Theatre Festival regularly sends productions and people- including many fellows and apprentices – to Broadway and the nation’s theatrical community.
On stage and off, the stars come out for the Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala in New York, taking place Feb. 9, 2015 with Martin Short, Katie Finneran and Rebecca Naomi Jones among others.
Jennifer Kent’s “The Babadook” is a sensitive, yet terrifying film with the ring of truth about it. I think you will be hearing a lot about it in the coming weeks.
Reprised for December 5–December 28, 2014, here’s the Burns and Murray review of the same production in 2013.
24 performing arts events will brighten Winter and early Spring at Mass MoCA, with both old favorites returning, and new ground being broken by fresh musicians, dancers and other artists. Films and family friendly stuff, too.
Jeremy Jordan plays one of three magicians in Presto-Change-O which will get a staged reading in Manhattan.
A remarkable string of sold out events makes possible WAM’s mission of embracing the arts, highlighting the works of women, and funding programs that better the world.