Berkshire Jazz Collective helping children attend summer theatre camp at Annual Richie duPont Award event

Berkshire Theatre Group Holds 11th Annual Richie duPont Award Event featuring The Berkshire Jazz Collective to Raise Funds for BTG PLAYS! Camp Scholarships

Berkshire Theatre Group Holds 11th Annual Richie duPont Award Event featuring The Berkshire Jazz Collective to Raise Funds for BTG PLAYS! Camp Scholarships

Berkshire Theatre Group is planning the 11th Annual Richie duPont Award Event featuring The Berkshire Jazz Collective on Friday, May, 27, 2016 at 7pm at The Garage.

Tickets to the 11th Annual Richie duPont Award Event are $15 for adults, and $10 for ages 18 and under in advance; and $20 for adults and $15 for ages 18 and under the day of show. Contact the Colonial Ticket Office at 111 South Street, Pittsfield by calling 413-997-4444, or online at www.berkshiretheatregroup.org. The Ticket Office is open Monday-Friday 10am-5pm, Saturdays 10am-2pm or on any performance day from 10am until curtain.

All proceeds benefit BTG’s Richie duPont Award. The Richie duPont Award started in memory of the talented young actor and member of the BTG Community, Richie duPont. The fund was established in 2005 to enable children to pursue their dreams of being on stage and afford them the opportunity to attend one of BTG PLAYS! camp sessions.

Berkshire Theatre Group’s 11th Annual Richie duPont Award Event features an evening of music by The Berkshire Jazz Collective, dancing, refreshments provided by Firefly, raffles, and a silent auction.

Anchored by Andy Wrba, Bill Chapman, and Benny Kohn, the Berkshire Jazz Collective is the choice jazz band of the Berkshires. The BJC has featured special guests including Charles Neville (saxophone), Benito Gonzales (piano), Marisa Massery (vocals), Armen Donelian (piano) and more of the regions finest musicians.

This event is sponsored by Firefly, David Winn and Your Color Connection.

For more information on Berkshire Theatre Group’s benefit events, contact Tara Young, Director of Special Events and Donor Relations, at 413-448-8084 x14.

For more information about the the Richie duPont Event and our education programs, please visit our website at http://www.BerkshireTheatreGroup.org

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