Perhaps no President has managed to provide us with as many laughs, and feel-good moments as Barack Obama, even as he has faced down unrelenting opposition to his every move.
Palm-sweaty (white) heroes sitting on the edge of their velvet seats awaiting the verdict of Academy voting can make for a great film, and we have ten of them to recommend!
The classic, puzzling yet delightfully brain-teasing Endgame has lost none of its peculiarity in the 50+ years since Samuel Beckett first presented it to American audiences. It’s a play which actors, directors and designers can make anew every time, and they will leave an indelible imprint on those who see it.
“This spring season’s productions feature an unlikely feminist and an outrageously rotten theatre company, which serve as examples of characters from both classic and contemporary works.” – Laura Standley, assistant professor of theatre at MCLA
Berkshire historian Cornelia Brooke Gilder sifts through the dust to tell us about tell the real accident that happened in Lenox on March 11, 1904, and whether that influenced Wharton to incorporate a similar accident into her novel, Ethan Frome.
It began off-Broadway to great reviews, but it virtually exploded when Audra McDonald was cast for the revival of Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill. You can see her amazing performance as her version of the great singer reaches home screens on Saturday, March 12 at 9 PM on HBO.
An opera of dueling personalities, expressways carved out of neighborhoods, and a titan of urban development brought to earth by a single, determined woman who was the first to stop unelected czar of easy suburban access to New York City. One night only, March 12 in Williamstown.