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…

REVIEW: “Dad” at Great Barrington Public Theater

by Barbara Waldinger “I never wanted to write anything autobiographical.  To put my life and the lives of those around me on stage crossed a boundary of privacy I promised myself I would never do.”  So says playwright Mark St. Germain in the Playwright’s Note to his new play, Dad,…

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,…

REVIEW: “Harry Clarke” at Barrington Stage Company

by Macey Levin              The one-man play, Harry Clarke by David Cale, featuring Mark H. Dold and produced by Barrington Stage Company, is receiving an insightful and enthralling production at the Tartell Family Outdoor Stage diagonally across from the Mark St. Germain Stage on Linden Street, Pittsfield.             At the…

Berkshire On Stage Critics Pick Their Favorites of the 2017 Season

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…

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