REVIEW: Callaloo Theatre Company Presents “Uncommon Women and Others”

by Barbara Waldinger Wendy Wasserstein, who passed away in 2006 at the age of 55, wrote several plays about college-educated women of her generation who struggled to find their own identity in a male-dominated world.  One would imagine, given the current socio-political atmosphere, that these works would be ripe for…

REVIEW: WAM Theatre Presents “ANN”

by Macey Levin Ann Richards has become an almost legendary character in a relatively short amount of time.  She was the second female governor of Texas, serving from 1991-1995, as a Democrat in a highly conservative state.  Her colorful life has been brought to the stage by playwright Holland Taylor…

Barrington Stage Company Announces Three Productions for 25th Anniversary Season

(Pittsfield, MA– October 19, 2018) Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in the Berkshires under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, announced today three productions for its upcoming 25th season – Into the Woods, the musical classic by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine; the world premiere new musical…

REVIEW: “Naked” at the Berkshire Theatre Group

by Barbara Waldinger Many twenty-first century theatre audiences, who expect real life behavior onstage, much like reality TV, may not know how to react to the work of Luigi Pirandello, whose play Naked is currently on the boards at Berkshire Theatre Group’s Unicorn Theatre.  Pirandello, writing just after the devastation…

Circle Theatre Players Announce 2018-2019 Season

Circle Theatre Players 2018-2019 Season A Murder is Announced.   October 5-14 Written by Agatha Christie Directed by Paul Trela A Christmas Carol.           December 7-16     Written by Charles Dickens     Directed by Brian Sheldon     Adapted by Brian Sheldon and Melanie…

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