“Love Letters” has an appeal that is catnip for theatre lovers. Gurney’s gem is a touching, funny and ultimately moving story of a 50-year old correspondence between two childhood friends whose relationship weathers time and distance.
Complete with sound effects, audience participation and four actors portraying seven characters, the East Haddam Stage Company brings its nostalgic – and spellbinding – radio adventure to historic Ventfort Hall on October 14.
A real mystery play. A man with a boring life meets a mysterious woman with a thick accent who tells him she is a spy. When he takes her home, she is murdered. The 39 Steps is packed with 150 zany characters, played by a cast of four.
Known for cinematic electronic dance music that plays to both the body and imagination, Lapalux will depart from his routine club-style set to reproduce “hypnagogia,” the transitional state of consciousness between wakefulness and sleep. His music blends elements of R&B and IDM with glitched-out hip-hop beats, woozy synthesizers, and soulful vocal samples.
Berkshire Theatre Group welcomes folk phenomenon, Jonathan Edwards (10/6/16); folk singer/songwriter, Liz Longley (10/8/16); and local legends, Will Evans and Rising Tide and The Whiskey Treaty Roadshow (10/2/16) to the On The Stage Series at The Colonial Theatre. The On The Stage Series gives audiences the opportunity to see their favorite performers, up close and…
“Trends in Philanthropy: Here, Nationally and Worldwide” by Abbie Von Schlegell, CFRE, nationally known development consultant. She is the editor of Women as Donors, Women as Philanthropists, a best-selling handbook about women’s giving.
Both could be called “celebrity foundations” but there is a big difference. All told, the facts suggest that the Clinton family has—at least over the last several years—donated more money (and at a far higher proportion of their wealth) than the Trump family.
The Ride Down Mt. Morgan is a bumpy ride. Everyone is vulgar and hilarious, selfish and giving, ridiculous and quite grand in this generous play about the tragic and wondrous unknowability of the human creature.