With 2017 Spring comes the return of the Laugh Lounge Series at the Garage and the On the Stage Series, as well as the fourth annual Encore! An Evening to Celebrate High School Musicals at The Colonial Theatre.
Cabaret-rock singer-songwriter Nellie McKay brings an eccentric blend of pop, rock, jazz and hip-hop to bear on her recreation of “A Girl Named Bill: The Life and Times of Billy Tipton.”
The Farming Plays Project is an ongoing, ensemble-based new work created in collaboration with hundreds of local public school students and members of the farming community in Washington and Rensselaer counties.
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.”
Transmitted live on Saturday January 21, 2017 at 12:55p.m, The Metropolitan Opera can be enjoyed in the Berkshires at the Clark Art Museum in Williamstown, and the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington.
The Berkshire Opera Festival returns to the Colonial Theatre in summer 2017 for Ariadne auf Naxos.
An agreement to lease the Colonial Theatre for 40 years is in the works between ATG, the world’s largest theatre company, and Emerson which aspires to become the global hub for arts, communication, and liberal arts education.