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: “Lost Lake” at the Berkshire Theatre Group

by Macey Levin Two lonely people adrift in private worlds filled with conflict and confusion proceed to build an improbable friendship.  Their story unfolds in David Auburn’s sweet and affecting play Lost Lake, beautifully directed by Daisy Walker at Berkshire Theatre Group’s Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge, MA. Veronica (Lynnette R. Freeman) a Manhattan nurse practitioner,…

Shakespeare & Company Adds Additional Performance Dates to “Intimate Apparel”

  Additionally, an Actor Change is Announced (Lenox, MA) – Shakespeare & Company adds two more performances to its Intimate Apparel run. Written by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage and directed by long-time Company member Daniela Varon, the performances have been selling out, similarly to their production of 4000 Miles last month. With two additional matinee performances on Tuesday, August 8 and Wednesday,…

REVIEW: “Arsenic and Old Lace” in Stockbridge

“Arsenic”—Old Hat? by Barbara Waldinger Can this 1941 farcical black comedy still amuse an audience in 2017?  You bet–check out Berkshire Theatre Group’s production of Arsenic and Old Lace on The Fitzpatrick Main Stage.  If its initial pre-war audience craved an escapist entertainment, perhaps we too might be grateful to enjoy a good laugh and…

Shakespeare & Company Presents Lynn Nottage’s “Intimate Apparel”

“Lynn Nottage… a rare, vital, important theatrical voice…” – The New York Times (Lenox, MA) – Shakespeare & Company presents Intimate Apparel, written by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage and directed by long-time company member Daniela Varon. This winner of the 2004 Steinberg New Play Award, New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award, and Outer Critics Circle…