REVIEWS: “Boca” at Barrington Stage Company

Boca by Jessica Provenz; Director: Julianne Boyd; Cast: Gilbert Cruz (Luis/Pastor Tom) April Ortiz (Janet/Louise) Debra Jo Rupp (Susan/Iris) Kenneth Tigar (Mo/Bruce) Peggy Pharr Wilson (Elaine/Barbie) Robert Zukerman (Marty/Rabbi Wolberg); Scenic Designer: Brian Prather; Costume Designer: Jen Caprio; Lighting Designer: David Lander; Sound Designer: Alexander Sovronsky; Wig Designer: Mary Schilling-Martin;…

REVIEW: “Harry Clarke” at Barrington Stage Company

by Macey Levin              The one-man play, Harry Clarke by David Cale, featuring Mark H. Dold and produced by Barrington Stage Company, is receiving an insightful and enthralling production at the Tartell Family Outdoor Stage diagonally across from the Mark St. Germain Stage on Linden Street, Pittsfield.             At the…

REVIEW: The 9th Annual 10X10 New Play Festival at Barrington Stage Company

By Macey Levin   Barrington Stage Company has produced its Ninth annual presentation of their 10X10 New Play Festival as part of Pittsfield’s Upstreet Arts Festival.  The ten ten-minute plays by ten different playwrights run the emotional gamut from hysterical to controversial to poignant.   The ten plays are performed…

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: “The Night Alive” at the Chester Theatre Company

by Macey Levin   The Night Alive by Conor McPherson is the story of five Dubliners bumbling through life and often at odds with one another.  McPherson, the award winning playwright of Shining City, The Seafarer, The Weir and many others, has an ear for realistic dialogue full of incomplete…

REVIEW: “Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All for You” & “The Actor’s Nightmare”

by Macey Levin Note: SHOW ADDED ON FRIDAY 8/31 AT 2PM! Christopher Durang burst onto the New York theatre scene in the late 1970’s writing plays of scathing satire and social commentary.  His work includes Beyond Therapy, Baby with the Bathwater, Why Torture is Wrong, and the People who Love it, and…

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