Playwright Rich Orloff poses the question, “If you could go back in time and observe your parents at the time of your birth, what would you discover?“ His play looks at what it meant to be a parent in 1953.
Many in Lenox set aside their Tuesday afternoons for talks about the history of the Berkshires during the famed “gilded age” when such splendid “cottages” as Ventfort Hall were the center of social life.
Dorset Theatre Festival creates bold and innovative theatre that engages a diverse, multi-generational community, enlightening, entertaining, and inspiring its audience through the celebration of great plays produced with the highest degree of artistry.
The bestselling author and Time magazine columnist Joe Klein will offer up his analysis of Politics 2016 at 6pm Friday, May 27th at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center. The talk, sponsored by OLLI, is free and open to all.
Blanco is the fifth inaugural poet in U.S. history – the youngest, first Latino, immigrant, and gay person to serve in such a role. Born in Madrid to Cuban exiled parents and raised in Miami, the negotiation of cultural identity and place characterize his body of work.
“Where are Elmer, Herman, Bert, Tom and Charley,” begins the “Spoon River Anthology.” “The weak of will, the strong of arm, the clown, the boozer, the fighter? All, all, are sleeping on the hill.”
On May 6, Charles Giuliano, Astrid Hiemer, Vin Jensen (Ien Nivens), Roman Jones and Sarah Sutro combine talents for a festive evening in North Adams open to all.