PREVIEW: Chatham High School Presents “Macbeth”

Preview article by Gail M. Burns, November 2004. For the fifth consecutive year students at Chatham High School are participating in Shakespeare & Company’s annual Fall Festival of Shakespeare. They are one of ten schools in Massachusetts and New York preparing a 90 minute version of a Shakespearean play for…

PREVIEW: Mill City Productions Presents “Cheap Laughs, Free Eats”

Previewed by Gail M. Burns, April 2004 A group of young women and men, all alumni of Drury High School and the Drury Drama Team, have come together to create a new community theatre group, Mill City Productions, a collaborative, non-profit effort featuring theatre veterans and enthusiasts of all ages. They…

PREVIEW: “Morning, Noon, and Night” at Main Street Stage

Previewed by Gail M. Burns, April 2004 Beginning April 29, Main Street Stage is presenting a new work by Williamstown playwright Christopher Newbound entitled Morning, Noon, and Night. Newbound first began to develop the work in 2003 while taking a class at Inkberry entitled “The Art of the One-Act Play” taught…

PREVIEW: “Agamemnon” at Main Street Stage

Previewed by Gail M. Burns, February 2004 Why Greek tragedy in the depths of winter? “Because nothing is more hot and exciting than ‘Agamemnon,” replied director Frank LaFrazia, Artistic Director of Main Street Stage, “The words are so rich and the questions the play poses are so relevant to today.”…

PREVIEW: The Drury Drama Team Presents “The Wizard of Oz”

Preview article by Gail M. Burns, November 2003 The spacious auditorium at Drury High School is slowly but surely being transformed into somewhere over the rainbow, as the Drury Drama Team, supported by a host of others in the community, prepare to present The Wizard of Oz November 21-23. Dr. Len Radin has…

PREVIEW: “The Comedy of Errors” at Chatham High School

Preview article by Gail M. Burns, November 2003. For the fourth consecutive year, Chatham High will be participating in Shakespeare & Company’s nationally acclaimed Fall Festival of Shakespeare. This year Shakespeare & Company artists Jennie Burkhard and Stephen Anderson are directing an enthusiastic cast of 9th-12th graders at Chatham High…

PREVIEW: Mt. Greylock Regional High School Presents “Twelfth Night”

Preview article by Gail M. Burns, November 2003. It has become an autumn tradition for Mt. Greylock Regional High School to mount a Shakespearean production, and for many years now those shows have been produced under the aegis of Shakespeare & Company as a part of their Fall Festival of…

PREVIEW: “The Real Inspector Hound” at Main Street Stage

Previewed by Gail M. Burns, October 2003 The days are growing shorter and the frost is on the pumpkin. Are you ready for a rattling good evening of murder and mystery? Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from October 23 through November 15, the Main Street Stage is presenting The Real Inspector Hound by…

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