The First Annual David Grover Scholarship Concert
featuring Michael Fabrizio
with special guests Puggy Demary & Mike Sacco
including Kathy Jo Grover and members of the Berkshire Theatre Group Youth Chorus
81 State Rd, Richmond, MA
Saturday, July 22 at 5:30pm
Pittsfield, MA – Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) and Kate Maguire (Artistic Director, CEO) are excited to announce The First Annual David Grover Scholarship Concert featuring Michael Fabrizio will take place on Saturday, July 22 at 5:30pm at Balderdash Cellars, Richmond, MA.
This event aims to raise funds for the David Grover Scholarship, which supports BTG Plays! year-round education programs and summer camp, providing local children with educational opportunities and mentorship within the performing arts. Set against the picturesque backdrop of Balderdash Cellars, attendees will enjoy an immersive experience of live music, delicious local wines and the company of fellow arts enthusiasts, all while making a positive impact on the next generation of performers.
This unforgettable evening of live music and entertainment aims to honor the legacy of the late David Grover, a cherished figure in the Berkshire community and a dedicated supporter of BTG’s educational initiatives. The concert is a tribute to his memory and a commitment to continue his dedication to the arts and education and also serves as a fundraising event with all proceeds directly benefiting BTG Plays! year-round education programs and summer camp, ensuring that the arts continue to thrive in our region. A night of incredible music and heartfelt celebration filled with soul-stirring performances and the joyous energy that David Grover was known for. Michael Fabrizio, an acclaimed artist in his own right, will take the stage to mesmerize the audience with his captivating voice and masterful guitar skills. Joining him will be the incomparable Puggy Demary and Mike Sacco, who had the privilege of playing alongside David Grover for years, bringing their own unique talents to the mix.
Adding to the enchantment of the evening, Kathy Jo Grover, David’s beloved wife, will share her heartfelt words and memories, creating a personal connection that will touch the hearts of everyone present. The BTG youth chorus, a group of exceptionally talented young performers, will also showcase their talents.Join us as we come together to celebrate the spirit of music, community and education, while supporting BTG Plays! year-round education programs and summer camp. Together, we can empower the next generation of artists and creative minds.
Tickets are on sale now. All plays, schedules, casting and prices are subject to change. To purchase tickets, visit www.BerkshireTheatreGroup.org or contact our box office by calling 413-997-4444.
The box office is open Tuesday through Sunday 12pm-5pm or on any performance day from 12pm until curtain.
BTG’s Pittsfield Campus is located at 111 South Street, (The Colonial Theatre) Pittsfield, MA.
BTG’s Stockbridge Campus is located at 6 East Street, (The Unicorn Theatre) Stockbridge, MA.
For safety protocols please visit BTG’s COVID-19 information page:
About Berkshire Theatre Group
The Colonial Theatre, founded in 1903, and Berkshire Theatre Festival, founded in 1928, are two of the oldest cultural organizations in the Berkshires. In 2010, under the leadership of Artistic Director and CEO Kate Maguire, the two organizations merged to form Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG). Berkshire Theatre Group’s mission is to support wide ranging artistic exploration and acclaimed performances in theatre, dance, music and entertainment. Every year, BTG produces and presents performances to over 68,000 attendees and, through our Educational Program, serves over 10,000 Berkshire County school children annually. In July
2020, Berkshire Theatre was the first company in the United States to earn approval from
Actors’ Equity Association to produce a musical (Godspell) in the wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic.