2017 Berkshire ½ TIX Program

The Popular Berkshire ½ TIX Program Now Back Through September 3! (Pittsfield, MA – June, 2017) – Barrington Stage Company and 1Berkshire in partnership kicked off  this year’s ½ TIX Program on June 24, 2017. This program, in its 16th year, offers half-price tickets to residents and visitors throughout the Berkshires. Tuesday through Sunday from noon-4:30 pm…

Dorset Season Continues with Female-Driven “Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery”

DORSET, VT: Dorset Theatre Festival continues its 40th Anniversary Season with the Regional Premiere of Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery. Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery, under the direction of Jen Wineman (Twelfth Night at Asolo Rep, Sweeney Todd at Playmakers Rep) runs for 16 performances between July 13 – 29, 2017. All performances take place at the Dorset Playhouse, 104 Cheney…

REVIEW: “Downstairs”

by Gail M. Burns (NOTE: This is the second time in my career I have had to write about performing siblings with both the same last name and the same first initial. Luckily the Dalys are not the same gender – the last pair were – so once I have introduced them as Tim Daly…

REVIEW: “Moonlight and Magnolias.”

by Gail M. Burns Moonlight and Magnolias, currently on the boards at Oldcastle, centers on a story related in William MacAdams’ 1990 biography of Oscar-winning screenwriter Ben Hecht. A scene-setting quotation from MacAdams: “At dawn on Sunday, February 20, 1939, David Selznick … and director Victor Fleming [who Selznick had pulled away from shooting The…