If the Williamstown Theatre Festival had an old fashioned marquee, there wouldn’t be room to name all the stars of Summer 2014.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, My Fair Lady, Doubt, 4,000 Miles and Play Date are to be performed in Bennington.
Contemporary script, great cast, and meaningful theatre come together at Sanguine Theatre in New York City.
New plays, the hilarious MopCo and other treats dot the Adirondack 2014 menu.
“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
New York has at least eight Upstate theaters (including Proctor’s) that are ideal for developing new plays and musicals. The tax incentive neutralizes those of Rhode Island, Illinois and Louisiana and puts upstate in the game.
An eye-opening story about four young women fighting for education and self-determination in a time when men thought it would make their heads explode.
Blending new technology with classic puppetry makes for great theatre in a small space.
There is something about outdoor performances during the glory days of summer that are like catnip for families. Shakespeare in Pittsfield’s Springside Park is an idea whose time has come.
If a challenge grant is met in the next ten days, there will be free performances of ‘A Midsummer’s Night Dream’ in Pittsfield’s Springside Park July 17-27. It could be the beginning of a new outdoors cultural tradition in the Berkshires.
A mystery, a comedy, a thriller and a one woman show about the Amish are highlights of CTC’s 25th Season.
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.
We take a moment off from being a critic to explore what makes two wonderful actors, Chris Pine and Lauren Ambrose so special.
Here’s the likely lineup for 2014-15 at the Cohoes Music Hall in New York. Highlight? Jim Charles returns in La Cage aux Folles.
World premieres and old favorites like Agatha Christie’s Mousetrap highlight the season, plus a reading of a new Teresa Rebeck play. Dorset Theatre Festival is where the playwrights shine.
Osman, who runs the popular Dream Away Lodge restaurant, which was featured in Oprah Magazine, says he is looking forward to blending his two passions, “acting and restaurant-ing.”
Described as a thrill-ride through a hybrid underworld, Jasper encounters demons, gods, mortals and monsters as he learns what it means to die and questioning what it means to live.
Gathering in their Berkshire home during the Williamstown summer theater season, a family of actors wrestles with fame, art and, as always, each other.
For its tenth anniversary, the Berkshire Fringe will stage its offerings in Pittsfield, and got a warm welcome from Mayor Dan Bianchi.
Three couples, two dinners, one merry night of bruised relationships and hilarity. OpeningMarch 28.
Award winning Joe Calarco will be in residence at Barrington Stage this summer directing not only “Kiss Me, Kate” but also “Breaking the Code” and “Romance in Hard Times.”
Normally we don’t post casting calls here but when an old friend asks and includes the little drawing below, well who could resist. This may be a casting call for actors of all ages and types, but one role in particular struck me, a child actor for the regional premiere of The Addams Family. What…
A.R.T.’s “Tempest” will take us to a world of trickery and amazement, where Tom Waits’ Dust Bowl balladry and Teller’s magic animate the spirits and monsters, with choreography by Pilobolus.
This composite of Anton Chekhov’s short stories, dramatized by Neil Simon, is rarely seen. A hit on Broadway, now here’s your chance to see it too, Chekhov fans!
WAM Theatre makes its stage available to new and reimagined works that tell women’s stories. The readings will feature local professional actors and directors.
With the addition of Baldwin and Rowat to the previously announced Maureen O’Flynn, the Sondheim Musical is looking to be a real treat at the Colonial.
A new play about a sitting Supreme Court Justice, at Arena Stage in DC. “The Originalist” is a launching pad for a political discussion -and pretty daring, I would say..
From Stockbridge to Albany, WAM plans events that tell the stories of women and girls. Most interesting is the launch of Fresh Takes, a new series of play readings that will feature area theatre professionals.
Wilde’s first play turned out to be a largely unsuccessful venture, finding its way to New York for its premiere only to close just one week later. This production explores some creative choices that make us wonder why.
No theatre is more beautifully located than the Weston, Vermont playhouse. A tempting season is all the more reason to make them a destination this year.
Agatha Christie, Charles Busch, Irving Berlin and the regional premiere of The Addams Family are on tap for the affordable Theater Barn in New Lebanon, NY.
During our long, hard winter, there’s nothing like the warmth of an audience having fun at the 10X10 New Play Festival.