Great performances come in all sizes, from cabaret sized shows to fully staged spectacles on big stages. We pick some of the best, and most unusual, of the lot.
Closing out the Williamstown 2014 season from August 6-17 is this incredibly imaginative theatre company who elevates traditional storytelling to high art.
Epstein sets Shakespeare’s history tale between a bustling 15th century Eastcheap and a more contemporary London with some of the wildest characters ever to take the stage.
Nina Arianda and Sam Rockwell are the catalysts for this exciting evening of theatre, one our critics found spellbinding.
Simple and snappy, a pair of Broadway wannabes sing and dance their way through 15 songs and a zillion gags in New Lebanon, NY. Through August 3.
A potent musical fable about Cuba under Batista blends a Jewish family’s loyalties with political realities and introduces a mythical Golem into the mix.
The glorious love affair of the world’s most famous lovers is set amongst fast-paced and terrifyingly realistic fight scenes and the natural beauty of the Berkshires., A rare treat to be found only in the Berkshires.
The Barrington Stage Youth Theatre opens this popular musical at the Berkshire Museum and runs to August 10, 2014.
Even as he aged, with an old boot of a face, Noël Coward never lost his Peter Pan lightness, nor the relaxed, fastidious lines actors so love to utter. Design for Living is one of his classics.
Pythagoros offers the quintessential Berkshire summer experience with two one acts plays done in a natural setting with natural light.
Alan Turing may have broken the German’s Enigma code and thereby helped win WWII, but his nation condemned him as a gay man and drove him to take his own life.
On Sunday,August 3 classical music returns to an otherwise arid Northern Berkshires as C.E.W.M. offers a concert of delightful Baroque music at the Clark Art Institute.
Joseph Gifford’s unique teaching philosophy has influenced countless dancers, actors and conductors over the past 70 years.