Simon’s Rock Theater Program Presents “RIOT”

The Simon’s Rock theater program presentsRIOT: an epic tale of violence, greed and cheap sofas Featuring live music, early 2000’s nostalgia and more characters than you can throw a meatball at Originally created and devised by The Wardrobe Ensemble Re-imagined and performed byAgnes Allman, Ashlyn Bagocius, Liam Forest, Lydia Helmstadter,…

“Medea” kicks off Met Opera Live in HD season at Mahaiwe

Great Barrington, Mass.—The Metropolitan Opera’s 2022-23 “Live in HD” season will open Saturday, October 22 at 1 p.m. with Cherubini’s Medea. The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center will broadcast the production — and subsequent operas — on its big screen with state-of-the-art audio and visual technology.   “Medea, a new production directed and designed by David McVicar, will be a great…

Great Barrington Public Theater Presents Readings of Four New Plays

Great Barrington Public Theater presents four new play readings at The Foundry, a first look at new work by area playwrights with Berkshire Voices playwrighting collaborative. Presenting new work by Berkshire area talent is a critical part of Great Barrington Public Theater’s founding mission. On four Monday evenings, October 3 to November 21,…

Mahaiwe Announces Performances by Deer Tick and Postmodern Jukebox

Great Barrington, Mass.—The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center has added a variety of live and screened programming to its year-round schedule for the coming fall and winter seasons. Headlining acts Deer Tick on Friday, December 9, and Postmodern Jukebox on Friday, March 17, join previously-scheduled appearances by Pink Martini featuring China Forbes, Dirty Dozen Brass Band…

REVIEW: Berkshire Opera Festival’s “Don Giovanni”

by Barbara Waldinger In the age of Harvey Weinstein and Jeffrey Epstein, how is a director embarking on a production of one of the many versions of the Don Juan story to approach the lasciviousness of the main character?   Beginning in the Middle Ages, across multiple genres and cultures…

Staged Reading of “Rhinoceros” on August 27

Rhinos – are they in Great Barrington? RHINOCEROS – by Eugene Ionesco Directed by Ken Cheeseman and Chris Noth Produced by Elizabeth Aspenlieder, Ken Cheeseman and Chris Noth It’s Absurd! Or is it? ONE-NIGHT ONLY! A Staged Reading…Or is it?! Saturday, August 27th at 7:00 pm St. James Place, 352…

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