This year’s Town Players show at the Whitney includes music, theater, dance, stand-up comedy, spoken word, and poetry, all with a holiday twist.
Using both the printed word and video, author Will Kern has gone back to his Texas roots to create a fun take on the world of ballet as seen by a redneck dad through his character, Billy Jim.
There is a wry surreality to the play Nice Fish which celebrates ice fishing as a chance to ponder life’s big questions. Mark Rylance stars in this unexpected, refreshing, profound and touching play he co-wrote with Louis Jenkins in this American Repertory Theatre production.
For the LGBT curious, a fascinating list of films about that diverse community, an eclectic list that runs the gamut, from realism to sensationalism with some pretty eye-catching stops in between.
For those who like to know the precise program and principals for each concert before committing to tickets, here is our inclusive Tanglewood 2016 day by day program guide.
Her book has tips from Tanglewood regulars who have picnic preparations down to a science. You’ll find practical tips like bringing a tarp or shower curtain to put under the picnic blanket to keep it from getting wet and whimsical ones–like packing both cocktail and dinner-sized napkins plus wrangling with a picnic candelabra.
There will be a youthful edge to the classical offerings of the Boston Symphony Orchestra when it returns to Tanglewood this summer. Lots of Mahler and Beethoven, a healthy portion of opera favorites, and a trip back in time with Barry Humphries’ Weimar Cabaret.