The four critics who review for BerkshireOnStage.com – Gail M. Burns, Roseann Cane, Macey Levin, and Barbara Waldinger – have each listed their favorite regional theatre productions of the past calendar year. Because for the most part we all see and review different shows, there was no sense trying to…
With nonstop singing, dancing and kung-fu action spread across a modest sized stage by twelve hyper-active performers, Broadway Bounty Hunter is new, different and utterly delightful.
Here’s a show that has it all: great cast, fun songs, twisted plot, a man (and woman) eating plant and swift direction that keeps things moving along at a brisk pace. Critic Larry Murray loved it.
Tamara Tunie and Michael Hayden play an estranged, interracial couple who collide as they confront an unexpected crisis involving their son, the police, and an abandoned car. The new play by Christopher Demos-Brown has already received the Laurents/Hatcher Award. Julianne Boyd directs.
A very timely musical from 50+ years ago, “Fiorello!” and its youthful cast attacks both corrupt business-as-usual politics and the struggle of the working stiffs with good humor and great songs.
Larry Murray reviews a new world premiere musical about a family of illusionists from the Barrington Stage Musical Theatre Lab.
Review of Yasmina Reza’s outrageously funny Tony winning play in which two perfectly behaved couples meet to discuss a fight their two sons had, when civility slips away and all hell breaks loose.
One line zingers, swashbuckling swordplay, the ghost of a long dead actor and a young actor not sure of which direction to point his life make this a fun evening of comedy and theatre.