When the lights go out the fun begins as Peter Shaffer’s popular, highly energetic farce, “Black Comedy” returns to the area Friday August 21 through September 6.
Tony and Grammy Award-nominated comedian, Robert Klein, with special guest Scott Blakeman, will take the stage at The Colonial Theatre on Saturday, August 1.
When Randy Harrison and several Williamstown regulars stride on stage with the musical duo The Skivvies, it will be a memorable evening that promises to get down to the basics.
From stage to screen, and back again, His Girl Friday is John Guare’s gift to audiences who like to laugh. Berkshire on Stage talked to the playwright, the director and the lead actors to get the inside scoop. Photo by Stephen Sorokoff.
Dykstra is an HBO Def Poet who does not pull his factual punches. “His liberal views are fired like missiles…when Dykstra spikes his rage with humor, his immense talents shine brightly,” said one critic.
Gail Burns says: :Shakespeare devotes almost as much ink to common folk as he does to royalty and titled gentry in this play, which both glorifies and comments sharply on war.”
It’s the heightened form of physical comedy called farce, and delighted audiences are eating it up at the Theater Barn in New Lebanon, NY.