Winners of the 2021 “Berkie” Awards Announced

PITTSFIELD, MA (November 15, 2021) – The fifth “Berkie” Awards for outstanding achievements in theatre arts for productions in the greater Berkshire region between October 1, 2019 and September 30, 2021, were presented by the Berkshire Theatre Critics Association (BTCA) on the evening of Monday, November 15 at Zion Lutheran Church in downtown Pittsfield,…

REVIEWS: “Eleanor” at Barrington Stage

by Macey Levin Eleanor Roosevelt is one of America’s most important figures whether male or female.  Playwright Mark St. Germain salutes this ingenious and brave woman in his play Eleanor currently at Barrington Stage Company’s Boyd-Quinson main stage theatre in Pittsfield.  If one is familiar with her life there is…

Barrington Stage Announces Complete Casting for World Premiere’s of “Boca” and “Sister Sorry”

(Pittsfield, MA –July 19, 2021) – Barrington Stage Company (BSC), under the leadership of Founder/Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, is pleased to announce complete casting for the World Premiere productions of Boca by Jessica Provenz (July 30-August 29 at the BSC Production Center, 34 Laurel Street) and Sister Sorry by Alec…

REVIEW: “The Importance of Being Earnest” at the Berkshire Theatre Group

by Macey Levin One of the theatre’s classic satires is Oscar Wilde’s 1895 The Importance of Being Earnest, the subtitle being “A Trivial Comedy for Serious People.”  It aims for the British upper class’s “rules” for marriage, and their narcissistic vision of social distinctions and life styles. Berkshire Theatre Group has…

Barrington Stage Company Announces Casting for Outdoor Productions and Summer Concert Line-up

(Pittsfield, MA – May 7, 2021) – Barrington Stage Company (BSC), under the leadership of Founder/Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, has announced casting for the season’s outdoor productions Who Could Ask for Anything More? The Songs of George Gershwin and the world premiere play, Boca, and a line-up of Broadway stars who will perform in concert under…

Barrington Stage Company Announces 2021 Season

(Pittsfield, MA – April 6, 2021) – Barrington Stage Company (BSC), under the leadership of Founder/Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, will produce a 2021 season that will feature four productions staged indoors at the theatre’s Boyd-Quinson Stage (30 Union Street) and three productions which will be staged outdoors under a tent…

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces 2020 Summer Season

Pittsfield, MA – Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) and Kate Maguire (Artistic Director, CEO) are thrilled to announce Berkshire Theatre’s 2020 Summer Season, with a casting sneak-peek. BTG will be releasing a complete season cast announcement at a later date. Maguire says, “The 2020 summer season marks ten years since the announcement of…

REVIEW: “The Skin of Our Teeth” at the Berkshire Theatre Group

by Macey Levin Through history humanity has escaped extinction numerous times but total destruction is still a distinct possibility.  There was, of course, the flood that Noah and his ark overcame after forty-something days.  The Black Plague.  The atomic bombs that closed World War Two, and today who knows what…

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