With previews starting August 6 and an official opening August 14 Red Velvet is one of the most anticipated plays of the Summer playing to September13 at the Tina Packer Playhouse in Lenox.
This story of Joan of Arc, an icon of human history, is realized from an entirely fresh point of view – her mother’s.
Under director Giovanna Sardelli’s skillful direction, six marvelous actors deliver a glimpse of an earlier time that is both heartfelt and heartbreaking.
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.”
Reviewer Gail M. Burns tells us about a play in which a Founding Father, a British Victorian novelist and a Russian revolutionary find themselves locked in a room in Chester, MA from which there appears to be no exit.
Screams of surprise are followed by loud laughter as the audience tries its best to stay one step ahead of the plotters on stage. A real crowd pleaser, Deathtrap is slated for a month’s run at the Berkshire Theatre Group July 1-25. The director gives you an insiders view of this thriller.
Set in present-day Dublin, a man seeks help from a counselor, claiming to have seen the ghost of his recently deceased wife.