Berkshire Theatre Critics Association Announces Winners of 2022 “Berkie” Awards

The 7th annual Berkshire Theatre Critics Awards, aka The Berkies, were awarded last night in a ceremony held at Zion Lutheran Church in Pittsfield. In 22 categories there are 26 winners, including four ties. 1. Outstanding supporting actress in a play:  (TIE) Leah Hocking, All of Me, Barrington Stage Company…

REVIEW: “Waiting for Godot” at Barrington Stage

by Macey Levin One of the first plays of the Theatre of the Absurd was Jean Genet’s “The Maids” in 1947 which was followed by Eugene Ionesco’s “The Bald Soprano” in 1950.  This is a theatrical form that alludes to the absurdity of existence in a grotesque world by a…

Barrington Stage Company Announces Casting for “Waiting for Godot”

(Pittsfield, MA – July 26, 2022) – Barrington Stage Company (BSC) is pleased to announce casting for its new production of Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot. The production of one of the great absurdist plays of the 20th century will be directed by BSC Associate Artist Joe Calarco (BSC: Sister Sorry; A Doll’s House, Part 2; Breaking…

Barrington Stage Company is Casting Local Boys for “Waiting for Godot”

Seeking Immediate Video Submission by July 22 (Pittsfield, MA) Barrington Stage Company, the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, is seeking immediate video submissions for the role of the Young Messenger/The Kid in Samuel Beckett’s masterpiece, Waiting for Godot. Submissions are open until July 22.…

Barrington Stage Announces Casting for “Ain’t Misbehavin'” and “Andy Warhol in Iran”

(Pittsfield, MA – April 11, 2022) – Barrington Stage Company (BSC), under the leadership of Founder/Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, is pleased to announce casting for the first two shows of its 2022 season: the 1978 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Ain’t Misbehavin’: The Fats Waller Musical Show, directed and choreographed by Jeffrey L. Page (BSC: Who Could…

Barrington Stage Company Announces Full 2022 Season

(Pittsfield, MA – January 25, 2021) – Barrington Stage Company (BSC), under the leadership of Founder/Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, will produce a 2022 season that will feature two Tony Award-winning musicals, a Pulitzer Prize-winning play, four world premieres and one of the true absurdist masterpieces of 20th century theatre. The 2022 season marks…

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.…

REVIEW: “Into the Woods” at Barrington Stage

by Roseann Cane As Barrington Stage Company‘s production of Into the Woods opens, we’re presented with a group of fairy-tale familiar characters, including Cinderella (Amanda Robles); Jack (the Beanstalk climber, played by Clay Singer); Little Red Riding Hood (Dorcas Leung), and Rapunzel (Anna Tobin). A dapper narrator (Thom Sesma) draws…

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