In Bennington Vermont they are planning for Oldcastle Theatre’s third annual Holiday Variety Show, a nostalgic and fun excursion to a tuneful time of great songs, and humorous radio comedy which will be presented Saturday December 17, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. The show has become a community tradition; a family friendly mix of music, comedy,…
Kaija Saariaho’s L’Amour de Loin (“Love From Afar”), is one of the most highly praised operas of recent years. It had its debut at the Salzburg Festival directed by Peter Sellars with Dawn Upshaw as Clémence and Dwayne Croft as Jaufré Rudel, which received critical success. In 2002, L’Amour de Loin had its U.S. premiere at the Santa Fe Opera.
Set in a radio studio on a snowy Christmas Eve in 1946 where five radio personalities retell the story of George Bailey, who goes on an “other-worldly” journey with “angel, second class” Clarence at his side. The play is presented with live sound effects and rapid character changes along with radio jingles, and popular holiday and Christmas songs reminiscent of the time.
A Christmas Carol adapted by Eric Hill and directed by Travis G. Daly will be presented for the sixth time at The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, MA.
Also in 2017: The Music Man, Lost in Yonkers, Long Day’s Journey into Night, Buyer and Caller, and several Vermont premieres.
WAM Theatre’s Girls Ensemble devises its own show from scratch, reflecting the issues of young women growing up in a complex world.
Expanding earlier plans that offered free admission to North Adams residents, MASS MoCA — for the first time — extends free admission program to ALL Berkshire County residents.