REVIEW: “The Lion in Winter” at Bridge Street Theatre

by Barbara Waldinger The Lion in Winter, James Goldman’s 1966 Broadway play, contains a unique mix of historical and contemporary elements.  Though the year is 1183 and the place is Henry II’s castle in Chinon, France, it’s the story of a dysfunctional family, squabbling over which of his three sons…

“The Lion in Winter” Comes to Catskill’s Bridge Street Theatre

“Well, what family doesn’t have its ups and downs?” Merry Christmas, 1183! King Henry II has just released his estranged wife Eleanor from prison so that the entire back-stabbing royal family can spend the holiday together. He’s getting on in years and a succession plan needs to be mapped out.…

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,…

HRC Showcase Theatre to Open 31st Season with “For The People”

NEW LEBANON, NY—On May 7, 2022, HRC Showcase Theatre, now based in New Lebanon, New York will launch its 31st season with a staged reading of For the People, by Carol Mullen. For the People is the fictional story of Pittsburgh city councilwoman Meg Cabot, the first openly lesbian elected official in Pennsylvania…

REVIEW: “Lewiston” at Bridge Street Theatre

by Barbara Waldinger One of the most emotionally affecting scenes of the recent theatrical season can be found on the stage of the Bridge Street Theatre in Catskill, New York.  In Lewiston, actors Leigh Strimbeck and Daniel Hall Kuhn bring such heartbreaking depth to Samuel D. Hunter’s complex characters that…

Bridge Street Theatre Presents “Lewiston”

Bridge Street Theatre presentsLEWISTONby MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’ Award Winner Samuel D. Hunterwith Montana Lampert Hoover, Daniel Hall Kuhn, and Leigh StrimbeckDirected by Sara Lampert HooverSet Design by John SowleLighting Design by Nicholas HawrylkoCostumes by Michelle RogersSound Design by Carmen BorgiaProduction Stage Manager: Liz PowersThursdays thru Sundays, October 7 – 17, 2021Bridge…

Great Barrington Public Theater Announces Wet Ink Event Series

Great Barrington Public Theater adds Wet Ink live stage readings and outdoor storytellers to season, plus a special presentation of Mr. Fullerton at The Mount, with playwright talkback, on July 14.  While currently performing a six-week season in the Daniel Arts Center, Bard College at Simon’s Rock, Great Barrington Public Theater now adds the…

Great Barrington Public Theater Announces Third Summer Season

GREAT BARRINGTON PUBLIC THEATER PLANS SUMMER OF HEARTFELT COMEDY, LITERARY DELIGHT AND MASTERFUL SUSPENSE. THREE NEW PLAYS, ON TWO STAGES, PLUS WET INK READINGS AND SOLO PERFORMANCES. From late June to early August, Great Barrington Public Theater will bring a diverse six-weeks to the Daniel Arts Center, at Bard College at Simon’s Rock,…

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