BIFF 2016 brings films, filmmakers, industry professionals and film fans together for a four-day celebration of independent film featuring 26 documentaries, 26 narrative features and 17 short films screened from June 2-5 in Great Barrington and Pittsfield, MA.
Hungry for blood, Audrey II arrives from another planet to feast on unsuspecting cast members in Berkshire Theatre Group’s July musical at the Colonial Theatre. Director Ethan Heard is on a roll…
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.
Rosalind Franklin (left) and the famous Photo 51 (right) that revealed the double helix structure of DNA. The story behind the discovery and the reason she never got credit for the discovery fills Anna Ziegler’s tightly crafted play with both suspense and human interest.
“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.”
Mahler’s 9th and the Shostakovich “Incidental Music to Hamlet” are two offerings drawing attention from European audiences as the Boston Symphony brings its distinctive sound and pedigree to Europe. Also revealed, Nelsons and DGG plan to record all 15 Shostakovich symphonies.
The comedian is part of BTG’s diverse line up in its Laugh Lounge Series.