BTG PLAYS! Presents Their 2021-2022 Touring Show: “Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark KIDS”

Pittsfield, MA–Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) and Kate Maguire (Artistic Director, CEO) are excited to announce BTG PLAYS! 2021-2022 Touring Show, Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark KIDS, based on the book, Magic Tree House: Dinosaurs Before Dark by Mary Pope Osborne. This musical features a book and lyrics by Will…

“To Bee or Not to Bee”: Popular Pollinator-themed Performance for All Ages Buzzes into Springfield and Westhampton

“… guileless storytelling and sweet slapstick to charm an audience of any age. They utilize puppetry, clowning, juggling, song, movement and audience participation to teach and entertain their charges…” – Boston Arts Review.            Piti Theatre Company, based in Shelburne Falls, is bringing their award winning all ages musical To Bee or…

Piti Theatre’s Popular “To Bee or Not To Bee” Streaming from the Toronto Fringe Festival

by Gail M. Burns A pollinator fable for the whole family Piti Theatre (based in Shelburne Falls, MA)  has pivoted to a streaming distribution model for both it’s popular “To Bee or Not To Bee” piece about pollinator disappearance colony, which is currently streaming as part of the Toronto Fringe…

Nutshell Playhouse Presents “Top Bananas” at Ventfort Hall

A fantasy filled performance of visual and musical delights, with Annie Anaconda the singing snake, Engelbert, the morphing storyteller, a melodious saw, tap dancing, brand spanking new songs, and of course, frolicsome SHENANIGANS. Nutshell Playhouse presents TOP BANANAS outdoors on the Lawn at Ventfort Hall, 104 Walker Street, Lenox. Bring…

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…

PS21 Announces 2021 Season

May through September 2021:  A Full Season of Inspiring Performances, Classes, Workshops, and Encounters, all Socially Distanced. PS21:Performance Spaces for the 21st Century in Chatham, NY, announces that their 2021 Season of music, opera, contemporary circus and processional arts will again benefit from PS21’s unique open-air Pavilion Theater and breathtaking 100-acre…

REVIEW: “The Snow Queen” at the Ancram Opera House

by Barbara Waldinger Fairy tales never lose their power to affect us, no matter how old we get.  Jeffrey Mousseau’s beautiful production of The Snow Queen at Ancram Opera House both moves and delights us as we root for the good guys to triumph over evil. Mousseau, co-director of Ancram…

REVIEW: “Peter and the Starcatcher” at GhostLit Rep

by Macey Levin   Peter and the Starcatcher, Rick Elice’s prequel to James Barrie’s Peter Pan, seems to be building a cult-like reputation.  This raucous play is produced by the GhostLit Repertory Theatre Company at Great Barrington’s St. James Place.  There are problems some of which are attributable to the…

%d bloggers like this: