Living alone in a filthy trailer in Paonia, Colorado, a dying Ulysses and ex-wife Emma struggle to solve the mystery that has separated them for 20 years. Powerful stuff.
Many think the tap dance number with the monster is about as funny as musicals get. Bring the kids. Bring the grandkids. It’s a fun family show. July 24-August 3.
Playing through Aug. 17 at the West Stockbridge Town Hall are The Bear (of the Berkshires), freely adapted from Chekhov’s short play, and The Rembrandt from a comedic short story by Edith Wharton.
A Romeo and Juliet for the modern age, performed outdoors from Saratoga Springs and Hoosick Falls NY to Manchester and Bennington VT
Relationships between grandmothers and their grown grandchildren are always interesting, especially after one has just completed a cross-country bicycle trip that has changed his life.
A refreshing play about normal married couples, it’s nice not to have to sit through other people’s angst.
Renée Fleming seems to be everywhere in the Berkshires this summer, from Tanglewood to the Williamstown Theatre Festival and even on the big screen at The Clark Art Institute in a reprise of Verdi’s “Otello.”
A two-hour orgy of down-to-earth humor and outright fun. Opening with Romeo and Juliet and closing with Hamlet the trio takes us on a merry chase through the classics, poking fun as they go..
There’s a new stage version of Pinocchio in Saratoga Springs NY, and the beloved children’s tale now has music, too.
A Romantic Comedy and a one-woman show will round out the summer’s offerings.
Burns and Cane review one of Shakespeare’s epic stories, told simply and with great emphasis on the language and history.
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.