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: “Guys and Dolls” at the Sharon Playhouse

by Jeannie Marlin Woods There was a tremendous joy and a celebratory air at the July 29 opening of GUYS AND DOLLS at the Sharon Playhouse in Sharon, Connecticut. This was the Playhouse’s first fully-produced show in three years. In coming back after the COVID pandemic, the Playhouse side-stepped the…

“Guys and Dolls” Opens at the Sharon Playhouse

Justin Boccitto directs and choreographs the production, featuring Broadway veterans Amanda Lea LaVergne, C.K. Edwards, Lauralyn McClelland, and Robert Anthony Jones Connecticut’s Sharon Playhouse opens its production of Guys and Dolls July 29 in the Bobbie Olsen Theater.  Performances continue through August 14. Starring are Broadway veterans Amanda Lea LaVergne…

Fabulous Fanny Brice at the Sharon Playhouse on July 2

FABULOUS FANNY BRICE SATURDAY, JULY 2ND – 8PMIN THE BOBBIE OLSEN THEATER A One-Woman MusicalStarring KIMBERLY FAYE GREENBERGDirected by BRIAN CHILDERSChoreographed by JUSTIN BOCCITTO If you’re looking for laughs and Broadway style theatrical entertainment, Fanny Brice is the one to deliver ‘em to ya — well, Fanny Brice via Kimberly Faye Greenberg. The…

REVIEW: “Anything Goes” at the Sharon Playhouse

by Macey Levin Cole Porter’s music has been part of the American Song Book since 1915 beginning with a little-known show Hands Up.  His breakthrough came in 1929 with Fifty Milllion Frenchmen but his place in the American Musical Theatre was guaranteed with Anything Goes in 1934 which brought stardom…

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