Christmas on the Rocks Returns to TheaterWorks Hartford

Connecticut’s Favorite Holiday Tradition ReturnsCHRISTMAS ON THE ROCKSreturns to TheaterWorksDecember 2 through 23, 2021Together Again. This December. LIVE ON STAGE. What: CHRISTMAS ON THE ROCKS Fresh, funny and smart – it’s back. Conceived and directed by Producing Artistic Director Rob Ruggiero, Connecticut’s favorite holiday tradition returns to TheaterWorks Hartford. CHRISTMAS ON THE ROCKS features seven playwrights each…

Barrington Stage Announces Beowulf Boritt, Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer, Alejo Vietti as Associate Artists

(Pittsfield, MA) October 2021 – Barrington Stage Company (BSC), under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, announces the 2021 Associate Artists – scenic designer Beowulf Boritt, actress Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer and costume designer Alejo Vietti. “I am tremendously excited to welcome these outstanding new Associate Artists – all who…

REVIEW: “A Crossing” at Barrington Stage

by Macey Levin There is a dynamic production of a world premiere dance musical, A Crossing, at Barrington Stage Company in Pittsfield.  It is stunning for the eyes which outweighs some of the problems.  The show, which is sung through, was created through BSC’s Sydelle Blatt New Works Commissioning Program…

REVIEW: “A Crossing” at Barrington Stage

by Barbara Waldinger Barrington Stage Company concludes its summer season with a creatively brilliant but flawed spectacle:  A Crossing.  In response to the immigration crises on our southern border, Director Joshua Bergasse, who has been developing this show for six years, seeks to shine a light on the humanity of…

REVIEWS: “Eleanor” at Barrington Stage

by Macey Levin Eleanor Roosevelt is one of America’s most important figures whether male or female.  Playwright Mark St. Germain salutes this ingenious and brave woman in his play Eleanor currently at Barrington Stage Company’s Boyd-Quinson main stage theatre in Pittsfield.  If one is familiar with her life there is…

REVIEW: “Your Best One” at Capital Repertory Theatre

by Roseann Cane Of the many reasons I have a special fondness for Albany’s Capital Repertory Theatre, one is theRep’s commitment to promoting new plays by less-than-well-known playwrights. Through their Next Act! New Play Summit, playwrights submit their work blindly–that is, without their names on the script–to have their plays…

REVIEW: “The Royal Family of Broadway” at Barrington Stage

by Roseann Cane What do you get when you bring together a thoroughly brilliant cast of singing, dancing actors, a preternaturally gifted director, and a supremely inspired choreographer? You get a hit, a palpable musical theater hit, and if you want savor the recipe, you’d be well advised to reserve…

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