Winners of the 2021 “Berkie” Awards Announced

PITTSFIELD, MA (November 15, 2021) – The fifth “Berkie” Awards for outstanding achievements in theatre arts for productions in the greater Berkshire region between October 1, 2019 and September 30, 2021, were presented by the Berkshire Theatre Critics Association (BTCA) on the evening of Monday, November 15 at Zion Lutheran Church in downtown Pittsfield,…

Berkshire Theatre Critics Association Announces Nominations for the 5th Berkie Awards

(Pittsfield, MA) – The Berkshire Theatre Critics Association (BTCA) is pleased to announce the nominees for the 5th Berkshire Theatre Awards, known colloquially as The Berkies. This would be the 5th annual awards, but of course last year no awards were given because of the pandemic, so this year’s awards recognize shows that…

Barrington Stage Artistic Director Receives Massachusetts Nonprofit Network’s Lifetime Achievement Award

PITTSFIELD, MA – The Massachusetts Nonprofit Network (MNN) announced Julianne Boyd, Founder and Artistic Director of the Barrington Stage Company of Pittsfield, MA, will be a recipient of the 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award. The awards will be presented at MNN’s annual conference on Wednesday, October 6th and Thursday, October 7th…

DORMESHIA RECEIVES THE 2021 JACOB’S PILLOW DANCE AWARD

DORMESHIA HONORED AT GLOBAL PILLOW: A VIRTUAL GALA SUPPORTING JACOB’S PILLOW, JUNE 12 AT 7 P.M. June 8, 2021 (BECKET, Mass.)—Jacob’s Pillow announces Dormeshia as the recipient of the 2021 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award. The Award, presented each year to an artist of exceptional vision and achievement, carries a cash…

Barrington Stage Company receives $30,000 Grant from NEA

National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in support of The Supadupa Kid (Pittsfield, MA) — Barrington Stage Company has been approved for a $30,000 Grants for Arts Projects from the National Endowment for the Arts. This project will support Barrington Stage Company’s World Premiere production of The Supadupa Kid, a…

Dorset Theatre Festival Announces Submission Deadline for 8th annual Jean E. Miller Young Playwrights Competition

(Dorset, VT – May 12, 2021) Dorset Theatre Festival has announced the submission deadline for the 8th annual Jean E. Miller Young Playwrights Competition, and details for the public presentation of the winning plays.  Dorset Theatre Festival is inviting students to submit their plays for their 8th annual Jean E.…

Nominees revealed for 2021 High School Musical Theatre Awards™ at Proctors

Winners will participate in national Jimmy Awards™ in June SCHENECTADY, N.Y.—APRIL 28, 2021—At a morning press event today, Proctors revealed nominees for the 2021 High School Musical Theatre Awards at Proctors. Despite schools being unable to perform live musicals, the School of the Performing Arts celebrates the students’ talent through…

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