2017 Berkshire Theatre Award Winners Announced!

(Photo coverage of the event by Stephen Sorokoff in Broadway World!) Pittsfield, MA – At an SRO ceremony held on the stage of the St. Germain Theatre at Barrington Stage Company in Pittsfield, the Board of the Berkshire Theatre Critics Association presented the Berkshire Theatre Awards on the evening of Monday, November 6, 2017. This…

REVIEW: “Every Brilliant Thing!” at Chester

Brilliant! by Barbara Waldinger Bravo to the Chester Theatre Company for daring to present the highly imaginative and moving production of Duncan MacMillan and Jonny Donahoe’s Every Brilliant Thing! To accommodate this one-man, audience participation play, Chester’s Town Hall Theatre reconfigured its space for the first time in twenty-eight years from a proscenium to a…

REVIEW: “Skeleton Crew” at Chester

by Macey Levin Dominique Morisseau’s Skeleton Crew completes her Detroit Trilogy, a series of plays depicting the life of African-Americans in that troubled city.  The first, Detroit ‘67, takes place during the riots of that year, followed by Paradise Blue set in 1949 when urban renewal was destroying local neighborhoods.  Skeleton Crew focuses on workers…