The playwright Christopher Durang admits he “takes Chekhovian characters and themes and puts them in a blender.” The resulting brew is full of both laughter and pathos as a family discovers how to come together again.
Disciplined and brilliantly creative,, The Wardrobe Ensemble from Bristol, UK, turns two amazing news stories into jaw-dropping physical theatre.
Vanya et alia (as we call the play’s characters around here) doesn’t take its Chekhov too seriously. So the actors are having a ball, playing it as a real family in otder to produce its moments of hilarity.
The Berkshire Fringe has some of the most unusual – and rib tickling – offerings of the summer: experimental, scholarly, irreverant theatre that is on the cutting edge.
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.
A witty and wonderful hit, thanks to excellent performances by all six actors in this piece.
A two-hour orgy of down-to-earth humor and outright fun. Opening with Romeo and Juliet and closing with Hamlet the trio takes us on a merry chase through the classics, poking fun as they go..
For 50 years, Peter Schickele has unearthed P.D.Q. Bach scores, each one more jaw-dropping than the last, building a legacy which will someday seal the doom of Musical Culture.
With a fertile mind and solidly grounded talent, Justin Long delighted in talking about the theatre, Renée Fleming, the Berkshires and his future.
Set on the eve of the Stock Market crash, June Moon takes us back to a more innocent time.
Shakespeare set in jazz era New Orleans, with music? Only at Shakespeare & Company.
Gail and Larry review this howler of a comedy by Charles Busch, who also tells us a bit about its history.