REVIEW: “The Shot” at Great Barrington Public Theater

by Jeannie Marlin Woods Robin Gerber’s play, “The Shot”, is a shocking and visceral new work. Its limited run June 16-19 at the Great Barrington Public Theater is sure to stand out as a highlight of the 2022 Berkshire theatre season. A collaboration between GBPT and Spark Theatrical and playwright…

Great Barrington Public Theater Solo Fest Premieres “Leave Your Fears Here”

Great Barrington Public Theater Solo Fest premieres Leave Your Fears Here, the true story of how a young boy facing life-threatening realities taught his parents the power of hope and courage. The GB Public Theater 2022 stage season presents four new solo performances over six weeks. All feature stories of humanity and…

Sharon Lawrence Stars in Five Performances of “The Shot” at Great Barrington Public Theater

Robin Gerber’s new play exploring the little-known domestic violence suffered by Katharine Graham before she became famed publisher of The Washington Post. GB Public Theater punctuates the 2022 stage season with four new, solo performances that run for five weeks, themed to stories of humanity and the power of a single…

Simon’s Rock Theater Program to Premiere Four One-Act Musicals

with Guest Artist & Pulitzer-Prize Winning Playwright Marsha Norman GREAT BARRINGTON, MA—The Theater program at Bard College at Simon’s Rock premieres 4 one-act student-written musicals this week from April 7-9 in the McConnell Theater at the Daniel Arts Center. Simon’s Rock students have had the privilege of working with Pulitzer…

Great Barrington Public Theater Announces Zoom Casting Call for 2022 Season

Great Barrington Public Theater will be holding two days of auditions and interviews for our 2022 Mainstage season. We are seeking Equity and non-Equity actors and non-Equity stage managers. GBPT encourages all actors, regardless of race, ethnicity or gender identity to audition. Please see below for a description of the…

An Inside Look at the Newest David Mamet Drama

by Alexandra Pool David Mamet is a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright whose work in theater and film keeps him based in LA. So how did his latest drama, The Christopher Boy’s Communion, arrive at an upstart theater company in the Berkshires of Western, Massachusetts? Chalk it up to a longtime artistic collaboration between…

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