At Barrington Stage, it’s Yankee Doodle Folkie Music for July 4 weekend

David Lutken

David Lutken

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, welcomes back award-winning singer David Lutken and The Seat of The Pants Band with “Yankee Doodle Folkie: Music for Independence Day” at Mr. Finn’s Cabaret on July 3 at 8:00pm and July 4 at 7:00pm. Tickets are $35.

David Lutken and his banjo-stringing, harmonica-playing band will treat audiences to a treasure trove of American Folk Music guaranteed to get hands clapping and feet stomping. Joining Lutken are The Seat of The Pants Band members Ken Breard, Jane Gillman, Helen J. Russell, Antoine Silverman, and Andy Teirstein. According to Lutken, “rehearsing is cheating,” is the mantra of this banjo-stringing, harmonica-playing band.

David Lutken has performed in music and theater across the US, the UK, Europe, the Middle East and China. His credits include Broadway, Off-Broadway, The West End, Lincoln Center, Ryman Auditorium, Glimmerglass Opera and The Louisiana Hayride. At Barrington Stage, he appeared in Southern Comfort in 2013 and recently completed it’s run at The Public Theater. The creation of The Seat Of The Pants Band was inspired by the talent of fellow actor/musician/singers and a love of folk music.

Barrington Stage Company’s Mr. Finn’s Cabaret, located on the lower level of the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center, 36 Linden Street, Pittsfield. Barrington Stage Company offers reserved seating for all cabaret performances at Mr. Finn’s Cabaret. To purchase tickets or for more information, call the Barrington Stage Box Office at 413-236-8888 or visit www.barringtonstageco.org.

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