REVIEW: “Hair” at the Berkshire Theatre Group

by Roseann Cane I was just shy of 15 when Hair opened off-Broadway and began to cause a stir in 1967, a pivotal time in American culture. When a significantly revised version of the show opened on Broadway in 1968, it rapidly permeated the culture it reflected. It’s impossible to…

REVIEW: “The Human Comedy” at Barrington Stage Company

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, June 2006 “The threads of misery and joyAre woven fine.Into a vast design,When tragedy gives way to comedy.Until you can’t discernThe line between them.”– William Dumaresq I cannot think of a show more wholesome and squeaky clean than The Human Comedy. When people speak about “American…

REVIEW: “Hair” at Barrington Stage

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, August 2005 RUN EXTENDED IN PITTSFIELD AUGUST 17-21 ! “Hair simply could not have existed ten years ago, and it is conceivable that it could mystify audiences ten years from now, but it does catch, and quite successfully, one of the many moods and aspects of…

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