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…

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces 2020 Summer Season

Pittsfield, MA – Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) and Kate Maguire (Artistic Director, CEO) are thrilled to announce Berkshire Theatre’s 2020 Summer Season, with a casting sneak-peek. BTG will be releasing a complete season cast announcement at a later date. Maguire says, “The 2020 summer season marks ten years since the announcement of…

REVIEW: “George Gershwin Alone” at the Berkshire Theatre Group

by Barbara Waldinger During the question and answer session that concludes his solo production, George Gershwin Alone, Hershey Felder was asked by an audience member at Berkshire Theatre Group’s Colonial Theatre why he did not choose to be a concert pianist.  His response was that in performing his nine distinctive…

REVIEW: “Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story” at Berkshire Theatre Group

by Barbara Waldinger Is it possible to have too much of a good thing?  Berkshire Theatre Group’s production of Rock and Roll Man:  The Alan Freed Story is an enormous undertaking, featuring nineteen cast members, forty-five songs, a revolving stage and multiple projections.  Trotting out dozens of 1950s classics and…

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces 2019 Summer Theatre Season

Pittsfield, MA–Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) and Kate Maguire (Artistic Director, CEO) are thrilled to announce Berkshire Theatre’s 2019 Summer Season. BTG will be releasing a season cast announcement at a later date. According to Maguire, “Coming in on the heels of last year’s 90th celebration, I found myself looking at…

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces Summer Season Musical at The Colonial Theatre

Pittsfield, MA – Berkshire Theatre Group (Kate Maguire, Artistic Director/CEO) in association with five-time Tony Award-winning Caiola Productions (Once on this Island, Dear Evan Hansen, The Color Purple, All The Way, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf) presents Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story, directed by Tony Award-nominee Randal Myler (It Ain’t Nothin’ But…

REVIEW: “Rigoletto” at the Berkshire Opera Festival

by Fred Baumgarten For nearly three hours last Saturday afternoon, you could hear a pin drop inside the Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield at the Berkshire Opera Festival’s presentation of Verdi’s classic tragedy, Rigoletto. That, and the sounds of splendid music, which the audience drank in with rapt attention. So good was…

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