Mimi Quillin Recalls Working with Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon in New Solo Show at the Mahaiwe

On October 15 and 16 dancer, writer, and actor Mimi Quillin will bring her “entirely true, middle-age coming-of-age story” Call Fosse at the Minskoff to the Mahaiwe. In this 90-minute solo performance, directed by Michael Berresse, Quillin will take audiences along with her into the inner sanctum of two of…

“Call Fosse at the Minskoff” to Premiere at The Mahaiwe

New York, NY– The Fabulous Invalid (Jamie DuMont and Rob Russo) announced today that Call Fosse at the Minskoff, a new 90-minute solo play written and performed by Mimi Quillin, and directed by Michael Berresse, will premiere at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center (14 Castle St, Great Barrington, MA) on October 15-16, 2021, at 7 p.m. …

The Mahaiwe to Screen the Bolshoi Ballet in HD Season

Great Barrington, Mass.—The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center will present the Bolshoi Ballet’s 2021-22 HD broadcast season starting this fall, November 7, through spring 2022, concluding May 1.   Five ballets will screen from the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, Russia, to the Mahaiwe, offering high definition, multi-camera angle views of each production…

Shakespeare & Company to Premiere Fall Festival Documentary”Speak What We Feel” at the Berkshire International Film Festival

(Lenox, MA) — Shakespeare & Company is proud to announce the Berkshire International Film Festival’s (BIFF) world premiere of Speak What We Feel,a feature length documentary film by Patrick J. Toole, based on the Company’s nationally-acclaimed The Fall Festival of Shakespeare, and narrated by Director of Education, Kevin G. Coleman. The film…

REVIEW: “Falstaff” at the Berkshire Opera Festival

by Barbara Waldinger Who would have believed that here in the Berkshires we would have our own opera festival showcasing talent from all over the world, including the MET and Italy’s La Scala?  Thanks to co-founders Brian Garman (Artistic Director) and Jonathon Loy (Director of Production), Berkshire Opera Festival presented…

“Call Fosse at the Minskoff” to Premiere at the Mahaiwe in October

New York, NY– The Fabulous Invalid (Jamie DuMont and Rob Russo) announced today that Call Fosse at the Minskoff, a new 90-minute solo play written and performed by Mimi Quillin, and directed by Michael Berresse, will premiere at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center (14 Castle St, Great Barrington, MA) on October 15-16, 2021, at 7 p.m. …

REVIEW: “The Christopher Boy’s Communion” at the Great Barrington Public Theater

by Barbara Waldinger How did David Mamet’s newest play, The Christopher Boy’s Communion, find its way to the Great Barrington Public Theater where its East Coast Premiere is being staged in a taut, well-paced production? The answer:  Jim Frangione, the director and Artistic Director of the company, has known and…

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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