Debra Jo Rupp leads a strong cast who get not only laughs, but our empathy in this dynamic production directed by a flawless Rob Ruggiero.
DARTS students are selected from the Berkshires and beyond and spend their summer learning how works of art come together and how they can improve their own special creativity.
Rarely publicized, the free admission to some of the Berkshire’s most prestigious museums and historic spots is a rare event in high season.
Ripples in time-space were predicted by Einstein, popularized by Star Trek and are now explained to you, in plain English, by Professor Matthew Strassler, free, as part of OLLI – the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Berkshire Community College.
At Barrington Stage, the play “American Son” will serve as a springboard to further dialogue about race, identity and bias in America over the July 4th Weekend. Several panels convene on the main stage to discuss the sometimes difficult, sometimes contentious subject.
“This is a multi-ethnic and cultural endeavor with 2 Israelis, 1 Indian, 3 Brits, 2 Canadians and 10 Americans – 5 of which are African American,” says Tina. “It’s a multi-racial cast that isn’t necessarily playing in traditional racial, religious or gender specific roles – except when they are,” she chuckled.
A major cultural collaboration is bringing Brooklyn based Urban Bush Women Dance Company to the Berkshires for a three week residency from June 20 to July 9, 2016. Classes, performances and panel discussions are planned, many free and open to the public.