“We perform a bunch of different characters during the course of 45 minutes, and then we get to be really silly and play with the audience. These workshops are amazing.” – Enrico Spada
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.
“Motherhood Out Loud” is a culturally and gender diverse series of monologues on the subject of motherhood, written by a host of celebrated writers. It will take the Unicorn stage in Stockbridge on March 28 and 29, 2014.
Probably the most interesting thing for kids to see during School Vacation Week in Pittsfield.
Enjoy free admission and brick-wall-to-brick-wall programming at Mass MoCA on January 11.
Jazz guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli and Broadway singer and actress Jessica Molaskey are on tap as are Darlene Love, opera and theatre telecasts, and food historian Francine Segan. Plus Polar Express and cartoons for the younger set.
Where gorgeous old towns feature holiday strolls, and local stages come alive with holiday favorites.
The Berkshire’s own special journey back to Victorian England. The classic holiday story is filled with terrific turns and infused with holiday music.
In its fourth year at the Colonial, Mary Verdi and her merrymakers have planned an all-star lineup of music, dance and festivity to put you in the holiday spirit.
A theme inspired by the Museum’s 110th anniversary, with trees decorated in the retro style of 1903, the creative energy of 2013, and the futuristic potential of 2113.
A British “Panto” is a completely different kind of Christmas confection to delight the whole family. Sometimes the audience gets so raucus that it’s hard to hear the painful puns and ridiculous lyrics over their laughter…
Roast Turkey with Matzo stuffing anyone?
Great family savings on an event the kids just adore at Symphony Hall with live music and cartoon characters.
From Nov. 21 to Dec. 8 the first big staged musical by Fiddlehead Theatre Co. will light up the Strand as the resident company moves into the grand old venue.
A spectacular farewell to Xu Bing: Phoenix is planned including a night viewing on Oct. 26, plus a mythical creature parade and a contemporary Chinese dance company.
The 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival brings Pittsfield alive every winter, and now is the time to submit your ideas!
3rd Thursdays 2013 goes out with both cheers for its success, and not-too-scary Halloween costumes and fun.
Henson’s first iteration of Kermit the Frog used material from one of his mother’s old coats and a couple of ping pong balls for eyes.
The Jungle Book is an adventure musical to delight the eyes, ears and heart.
Organizations and energy come together as WAM Theatre prepares an unusual educational outreach program to the Berkshire community.
A diverse array of performances grace the Berkshire Theatre Group’s Fall 2013 programming.
The Mahaiwe’s programming is always a pleasant surprise, and their stage will be alive with great offerings right ithrough the holidays.
Nobody offers more variety and emerging performers than Mass MoCA in North Adams. Here’s what’s up this fall.
The most spectacular day of the year at Tanglewood is great for families, too.
These puppets make for a “touching and very theatrical work,” says Gail Burns in her review.
Just 30 minutes from Tanglewood, Music Mountain has been delighting Berkshire visitors with both chamber music and more down-home offerings from Jazz and Big Band to Country.
This band of crazy cows (that’s what “Mucca Pazza” means) will torment North Adams with its whacky blend of music and zany performances.
Gail Burns finds the “The Chosen” is both beautiful and great theatre. Read her insightful review.
The National touring company is as close to the full Broadway original as you can get without traveling to New York..
The Pittsfield City Hoopla Festival returns this Saturday with dozens of new ideas about an old favorite..
Fun in the Sun can be Cool on Third Thursday in Pittsfield.
Just So Stories is family friendly entertainment on the outdoor Neil Ellenoff Stage, now located at the Berkshire Theatre Festival campus grounds in Stockbridge.