Co-Artistic Directors Joe Cacaci, Jim Frangione and Matthew Penn lead region’s only professional theater exclusively dedicated to the development of new plays.
Doni Smith (MCLA, 2019) will host this special event which will be set in the context of visual artist Josh Ostraff’s (visiting assistant professor, MCLA) exhibition – “OFA ATU.”
Reflections on Christmas that may surprise you.
In “Othering” art, the subject is the exclusion, marginalization and separation of people because of their race, religion, class, gender, sexuality, age, (dis)ability or neurodivergence. It’s the focus of the Berkshire Art Association’s biennial juried show at the Lichtenstein Center opening Friday, November 4th.
Toshi Reagon is a one-woman celebration of all that’s dynamic, progressive, and uplifting in American music. She unveils her latest work in progress, an opera based on The Parable of the Sower.
Poetry in the era of Hip Hop continues to fascinate, and this year’s poets-in-residence are Eve Ewing, Safia Elhillo and Jayson P Smith. Their presence will be felt throughout the city as they host performances and slam competitions featuring local poets and storytellers, collaborate on hybrid events and a series of workshops.
Coming up August 10: dramatic readings of Abraham Lincoln’s immortal words at Chesterwood. Excerpts will include both his best-known private and public words about love, life, and the country he worked so hard to unite.