Nikole Beckwith is from Newburyport, Massachusetts where she grew up making plays in various living rooms. A highly creative writer and performer, her work has been performed at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, and, indeed, around the world. This monologue contains adult language, and several revelatory dramatic surprises during its short five minute unspooling.
With Lucky Lindy, described as American history in a funhouse mirror, the folks at Bridge Street Theatre are proving to be running one of the region’s most feisty theatre companies.
Plan a trip to Helsinki Hudson (NY) to see this “queer and campy whodunit” parodying the classic Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys mysteries beloved by baby-boomers. This co-production of GayHudson.com and BigGayHudsonValley.com features some of New York City’s hottest names in burlesque, drag, and circus performers.
When most people think of transgender art (if they think about it at all) they conjure up tacky nightclubs, drag queens and a hidden, clandestine world. But there is some real and innovative art here, a “show” not to be missed. A top pick from Berkshire on Stage.
On April 16 we will get to hear the final opera in Donizetti’s “Tudor trilogy”. It focuses on the older Queen Elizabeth I to be sung by bel canto soprano Sondra Radvanovsky. Her powerful voice can climb to vocal heights not heard since Sutherland, then drop to a hushed pianissimo with such ease that it can make one gasp.
Yes, it’s time to return to the nostalgic days of poodle skirts, malted milks, fancy footwork and snappy tunes for a fun Friday night after school or work, April 15.
Existing at the edge of what can be heard, the music of Italian composer Salvatore Sciarrino is identified by whispers of sound that punctuate a canvas of silence. It’s music that demands a pristine listening environment to be presented properly. On April 14, the rare pairing will be achieved when a program of chamber works…