REVIEW: “Sister Sorry” at Barrington Stage

by Macey Levin A chilling article in The New Yorker entitled “The Confession” by Alec Wilkinson (see PDF of article at bottom of page) is the basis of a riveting play, Sister Sorry, also by Mr. Wilkinson having its world premiere at Barrington Stage Company’s Boyd-Quinson stage in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.…

REVIEWS: “Boca” at Barrington Stage Company

by Macey Levin The city of Boca Raton, Florida, conjures up an image of high-end country clubs and safe gated communities.  A new play, Boca by Jessica Provenz, produced at Barrington Stage Company’s tent at their Production Center, is a series of twelve ten-minute plays that take place in this…

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: “Fall Springs” at Barrington Stage

by Barbara Waldinger   A musical about fracking?  Is it doomed to share the fate suffered by entertainments on such unlikely subjects as Anne Frank or Anna Karenina, the Musicals:  obscurity and a critical chorus of “What could they have been thinking?” Decidedly not! Fall Springs by Niko Tsakalakos (music…

REVIEW: “Gertrude and Claudius” at Barrington Stage Company

by Barbara Waldinger Gertrude and Claudius, Barrington Stage Company’s newest offering by Mark St. Germain, based on John Updike’s 2000 novel by the same name, might well have been called simply Gertrude, for this is her story.  A prequel to Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the play traces thirty years in the life…

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