More people will see Sweeney Todd on September 26 than saw the original hit on Broadway.
The Lydian Quartet will perform a program of Schubert, Shostakovich and Hyla at a late afternoon performance on September 20 in New Marlbrough, MA.
The Four Seasons is on the program of Baroque and Classical works on Saturday, September 27 as the artistic core of the Orchestra of St. Lukes takes the Mahaiwe stage, under the auspices of the Berkshire Bach Society.
Poe was a master of more than horror stories. He also wrote satires, humor tales, and hoaxes. For comic effect, he used irony and ludicrous extravagance, often in an attempt to liberate the reader from cultural conformity.
Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director of The Public Theatre, has calledIn Darfur “A theatrical offering that is also a call to arms.”
This classic 1955 Pulitzer winning play is set in the Mississippi Delta plantation home of cotton tycoon Big Daddy, who clashes with his son Brick and Maggie the “Cat”, Brick’s wife.
Ibsen’s timeless conflict between the hypocritical “moral” majority and a truth-teller is even more riveting in Arthur Miller’s hands.