Barb Jungr Brings “Hard Rain: The Songs of Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen” to the Ancram Opera House

  “One of the World’s Great Cabaret Singers” Time Out New York Barb Jungr, the internationally acclaimed cabaret artist, will perform “Hard Rain: The Songs of Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen” at the Ancram Opera House for one night only, August 19, at 8:30 PM. Barb Jungr has been called “possibly our greatest interpreter of Dylan’s songs.” Based on…

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces Additions to the Fall and Winter Seasons

Pittsfield, MA– Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO Kate Maguire are excited to announce additions to the fall and winter seasons, as well as casting for the Fall production of David Auburn’s Lost Lake at The Unicorn Theatre. Kate Maguire says, “We are thrilled to present Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winner, David Auburn’s, Lost Lake, as our Fall production. David has…

Jazz Trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire Brings Blue Note-backed Quartet to EMPAC

On the heels of his new album A Rift in Decorum: Live at the Village Vanguard Troy, NY — On Wednesday, August 16, at 8PM, jazz trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire will perform with his quartet at the Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center (EMPAC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Signed to the legendary Blue Note record label, Akinmusire is a rising star in American jazz. At 19, Akinmusire began…

A Comedy of Reinvention, Survival, and Doing Drag

by Gail M. Burns Matthew Lopez’ work was first introduced to Dorset Theatre Festival audiences in 2013 when then brand new Artistic Director Dina Janis directed his play The Whipping Man, a drama exploring racial tensions in the immediate aftermath of the American Civil War. Now Stephen Brackett is directing Lopez’ comedy The Legend of…