Randy Harrison, who played Justin in the Showtime series Queer as Folk, and starred in many Berkshire Theatre Festival shows including Amadeus, Equus, Waiting for Godot and The Who’s Tommy, takes on the role of the Emcee.
Multicultural BRIDGE, WAM Theatre, Berkshire Theatre Group and Yvette “Jamuna” Sirker are joining together to present a reading of Facing Our Truth at the Colonial Theatre on February 6, 2016.
Taylor has returned to the festival 24 times since his first performance there in 1974.
“These new institutions will take their place next to the MASS MoCA, the Clark and the Williams College Museum,” said Thomas Krens as he outlined his plans. Former Governors Weld and Dukakis nodded in agreement, as did Mayor DIck Alcombright.
Ten seasons ago, Julie Taymor’s brilliant production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute launched The Met’s Live in HD series, and an encore is in order.
Chi-Raq is a call to arms that’s also a call to disarm, repurposing Aristophanes’s classical comedy of women’s activism as a slam-poetry parable. The first major film from Amazon Prime to enter the Oscar sweepstakes.
NARI is the arresting, multi-generational, multimedia mash-up conceived by Gingger Shankar and tells the unsung story of the lives of Lakshmi Shankar and her daughter Viji, two extraordinary artists who helped bring Indian music to the West in the 1970s through their collaboration with Ravi Shankar and George Harrison.