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.
Enjoy free outdoor theatre productions throughout the Berkshires, Southern Vermont, and the New York State Capital Region. Some are family oriented, but the majority are full-length productions better suited to a teen to adult audience than to tiny tots.
An interesting play about reparative therapy for gays that should have began where it ended, with the gay teen convinced he has been spoken to by God, and the therapist questioning whether the therapy does more harm than good.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream is the most fun, and arguably the most complicated of Shakespeares plays. Use this clever chart to help keep it all organized in your head.
A preview of one of the summer’s most promising plays about how a WWII hero became a pariah and was eventually redeemed.
“The Story of Yu-Huan” tells of an era when extraordinary women, cultured and literate, played dominant roles in public affairs.
Samuel D. Hunter’s drama explores complex issues with gentle clarity and enormous humanity as Daniel, played by Stephen Amenta, goes missing.
Six spanking new plays announced for the Fridays @3 Series, casting additions and changes, plus those cheeky Skivvies strip pop music down to its basics.
The Pulitzer Prize winner was harassed by her own colleagues because her play was about gay parents, not straight.
As Spring chases away the remnants of winter, the sounds of summer begin to be heard in the increasing pace of Berkshire music and theatrical activity.
Actor Douglas Weeks assumes the role of George Westinghouse, 19th century inventor, industrialist and a pioneer in the early days of the electrical industry to recreate the battle which changed America forever..
At New York’s Theatre for the New City, a provocative story of tragedies compounded by a deaf government that makes terrorists out of ordinary people.