Once again, the Berkshires host companies from all over the world at Jacob’s Pillow with more than 350 performances and events – more than 200 of which are totally free and open to the public.
Slated to open the ART 2015-16 season on August 1 and set in the deep south the “Waitress” is preggers, unhappily married, and finds herself in an unexpected relationship with the new guy in town. Sounds juicy, especially if, as rumored, Tony winner Jessie Mueller stars.
The Williamstown Theatre Festival regularly sends productions and people- including many fellows and apprentices – to Broadway and the nation’s theatrical community.
With an expanded string section this year, the Berkshire Bach Ensemble under Kenneth Cooper performs a robust and stimulating program of well-known Baroque and Classical favorites at three marvelous New England venues.
On stage and off, the stars come out for the Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala in New York, taking place Feb. 9, 2015 with Martin Short, Katie Finneran and Rebecca Naomi Jones among others.
This Annie is quite unlike the original 1977 musical, or the 1982 movie adaptation. Instead it has undergone a hip-hop reimagining, Cameron DIaz can’t sing but surely chews the scenery.
Jennifer Kent’s “The Babadook” is a sensitive, yet terrifying film with the ring of truth about it.