“Medea” kicks off Met Opera Live in HD season at Mahaiwe

Great Barrington, Mass.—The Metropolitan Opera’s 2022-23 “Live in HD” season will open Saturday, October 22 at 1 p.m. with Cherubini’s Medea. The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center will broadcast the production — and subsequent operas — on its big screen with state-of-the-art audio and visual technology.   “Medea, a new production directed and designed by David McVicar, will be a great…

Mahaiwe Announces Performances by Deer Tick and Postmodern Jukebox

Great Barrington, Mass.—The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center has added a variety of live and screened programming to its year-round schedule for the coming fall and winter seasons. Headlining acts Deer Tick on Friday, December 9, and Postmodern Jukebox on Friday, March 17, join previously-scheduled appearances by Pink Martini featuring China Forbes, Dirty Dozen Brass Band…

REVIEW: Berkshire Opera Festival’s “Don Giovanni”

by Barbara Waldinger In the age of Harvey Weinstein and Jeffrey Epstein, how is a director embarking on a production of one of the many versions of the Don Juan story to approach the lasciviousness of the main character?   Beginning in the Middle Ages, across multiple genres and cultures…

Berkshire Opera Festival Presents its 2022 Mainstage Production “Don Giovanni”

On August 20, 23, and 26, Berkshire Opera Festival‘s 2022 season culminates with the summer’s most ambitious undertaking: a new staging by BOF co-founder Jonathon Loy of Mozart’s comedy-tragedy masterpiece DON GIOVANNI at the historic, intimate Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington, MA. BOF Artistic Director and co-founder Brian Garman, called a “wizard” with complex scores by Bachtrack, conducts the Berkshire Opera…

Mahaiwe Announces Pink Martini, Spanish-language movies, and more fall programs

Great Barrington, Mass.—The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center has added new live shows, Spanish-language film screenings, and other events this September and October to its year-round performing arts schedule.  “The Mahaiwe never stops rolling and these additions to our fall calendar speak to the widely varied program typical of this theater,”…

WAM Theatre Presents A MisCast Cabaret

Hosted by the Acclaimed Jayne Atkinson LENOX, MA (June 7, 2022) — Producing Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven, Managing Director Molly Merrihew, and the WAM Theatre team are proud to present a special one-night-only benefit cabaret at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington, MA. hosted by Tony Award and Drama Desk Nominee…

Mahaiwe Adds Two Parsons Dance Performances in July

Great Barrington, Mass.—The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center has added two performances by Parsons Dance, on Saturday, July 16 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, July 17 at 1 p.m., to its year-round schedule.  “We are so pleased to be presenting this iconic troupe in our intimate space,” says Mahaiwe Executive Director…

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