The Ko Festival of Performances’ 31st Season “Stepping Up / Stepping Back”

July 18–31 on the Hampshire College Campus in Amherst, MA The Ko Festival of Performances’ 31st—and final—season will include two productions curated around the theme of “Stepping Up / Stepping Back,” plus a Story Slam and the return of a favorite Personal Narrative workshop. This season’s events will take place…

Ko Fest 2022: New Home/New Season

FLUSHING (Make Room for Someone Else) SANDGLASS THEATER & PARRIS-BAILEY ARTS July 22 & 23, 2022 | Fri. & Sat at 8 p.m. | Sun. July 24 at 4 p.m.in the Mainstage Theater in Emily Dickinson Hall on the Hampshire College campus. Conceived and Written by Linda Parris-Bailey and Eric Basswith original songs…

Arena Civic Theatre Brings “The Belle of Amherst” Back to Amherst

By popular demand, The Belle of Amherst returns to Arena Civic Theatre for 6 encore performances in Amherst, Massachusetts. Join nineteenth century poet Emily Dickinson as she recollects her past through her work, her diaries and letters, and a few encounters with significant people in her life. William Luce’s classic…

Starlight’s Youth Theatre Offers “Into the Woods” and “Peter Pan, Jr.” in May

Starlight’s Youth Theatre, Inc is thrilled to enter their 15th year of youth theatre in the Pioneer Valley with three musical performances in the month of May. The organization’s Spring musicals will have the youngest actors performing Peter Pan Jr. at Amherst Regional Middle School on May 1 and the…

UMass New Play Lab Works Anchor Fringe Festival

UMASS NEW PLAY LAB is the anchor of our Fringe Festival with two exciting new works by two of our graduate students. Parzival by Percival HornakApril 22, 27, & 30 at 7:30 p.m.Rand Theater, located in the Randolph W. Bromery Center for the Arts at UMass Red: Passion and Patience in the…

Amherst College Theater Presents “The Last Five Years”

Amherst College Department of Theater and DanceThe Last Five YearsApril 7, 8, and 9Amherst College Kirby Theater: 200 S Pleasant St, Amherst, MA 01002 The Amherst College Theater and Dance Department is proud to present Jason Robert Brown’s beloved musical, The Last Five Years. This show is Mattea Denney’s (Class…

UMass Theater Presents “Olvidados: A Mexican American Corrido”

Olvidados: A Mexican American Corrido By Elisa GonzalesLyrics by Elisa GonzalesMusical Arrangement, Composition, and Additional Lyrics by Moises VázquezDirected by Sara Guerrero April 7, 8, 9 at 7:30 p.m., April 9 at 2 p.m. In the Rand Theater, located in the Randolph W. Bromery Center for the Arts at UMass Tickets: Sold…

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Celebrates a Decade of Robert Battle’s Visionary Leadership

Tuesday, April 26 Pre-Performance Talk at 6:30pm, Dance Begins at 7:30PM Frederick C. Tillis Performance Hall, UMass Fine Arts Center  Tickets Start at $30, Tickets for Patrons Under 17 Start at $20 Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, America’s beloved cultural ambassador to the world, returns to the University of Massachusetts Amherst…

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