“Arsenic and Old Lace” Opens at the Berkshire Theatre Group

Pittsfield, MA– Berkshire Theatre Group presents celebrated playwright Joseph Kesselring‘s Arsenic and Old Lace. Filled with colorful characters and witty plot twists, this quirky comedy is one for the ages. This production is directed by Tony Award-nominated Gregg Edelman (Broadway: City of Angels, 1776, Into The Woods; BTG: Constellations, Deathtrap), and features Katie Birenboim (Fiorello!) as Elaine Harper; Ryan Chittaphong (BTG: Finian’s Rainbow) as Officer Klein; Tony Award-nominated Mia Dillon (Crimes…

Shakespeare & Company Presents “The Tempest” Outdoors

Performances Run August 10 – September 3 “Be not afeard, the isle is full of noises…” – Act 3, Scene 2 (Lenox, MA) – Shakespeare & Company presents William Shakespeare’s The Tempest in the Company’s new outdoor theatre. Likely the final piece that the Bard penned alone, The Tempest tells the story of Prospero, a betrayed duke and magician bent on justice…

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…