New England Puppet Intensive Presents a Lantern Performance Pop Up at MCLA

Join us for this twilight event featuring abstract lantern puppets, poetry and sound — all under the nighttime sky. The New England Puppet Intensive‘s Lantern Pop-Up is an opportunity to celebrate this unique moment, as we emerge from a long year of social isolation and pandemic challenges. It’s an opportunity…

Ko Festival Premieres “MOVING WATER” -Theatre Piece Inspired by Global Water Crisis – Live & Online

The Ko Festival of Performance is teaming up with Serious Play Theatre Ensemble for the live and digital premieres of “Moving Water.” Devised by Serious Play and written by Eric Henry Sanders, the piece is a multi-media physical theater piece centering on climate change, the global water crisis, and our human relationship…

Jacob’s Pillow Announces Second Week of 2021 Dance Festival

June 29, 2021 (BECKET, Mass.)—Los Angeles-based CONTRA-TIEMPO will perform on the Henry J. Leir Stage during the second week of Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, fusing Salsa, Afro-Cuban, hip-hop, and contemporary dance into a theatrical performance titled joyUS justUS, from July 7-11. On July 10, Adam Weinert, Brett Perry, Brother(hood) Dance! and…

Barrington Stage Announces Extensions Their First Four 2021 Productions

(Pittsfield, MA – June 28, 2021) – Barrington Stage Company (BSC), under the leadership of Founder/Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, is pleased to announce extensions for the first four productions of the theatre’s 2021 season: Who Could Ask for Anything More? The Songs of George Gershwin, Chester Bailey, Eleanor and Boca. “What a pleasure to open two theatre spaces,…

Great Barrington Public Theater Announces Wet Ink Event Series

Great Barrington Public Theater adds Wet Ink live stage readings and outdoor storytellers to season, plus a special presentation of Mr. Fullerton at The Mount, with playwright talkback, on July 14.  While currently performing a six-week season in the Daniel Arts Center, Bard College at Simon’s Rock, Great Barrington Public Theater now adds the…

An Interview with Nathan Stith, Artistic Director of Oldcastle Theatre Company

by Gail M. Burns Oldcastle Theatre Company has been in three different theatres in Bennington, Vermont, during its 49 year history, but Nathan Stith is only its second Artistic Director. Here’s what he has in store for his first full season at the helm. Berkshire on Stage: You have been…

REVIEW: “Dad” at Great Barrington Public Theater

by Barbara Waldinger “I never wanted to write anything autobiographical.  To put my life and the lives of those around me on stage crossed a boundary of privacy I promised myself I would never do.”  So says playwright Mark St. Germain in the Playwright’s Note to his new play, Dad,…

REVIEW: “Fully Committed” at The Theater Barn

by Emily Edelman The Theater Barn in New Lebanon, New York, continues its 2021 season with the one-person play “Fully Committed” by Becky Mode. Over the course of 90 minutes, struggling actor Sam, played by Ryan Palmer, makes his way through his shift taking reservations for an upscale restaurant as…

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