REVIEW: “Constellations” at Living Room Theatre

by Emily Edelman Nick Payne’s “Constellations,” currently being staged by Living Room Theatre in North Bennington, Vermont, was written to be played by two actors working through the relationship of physicist Marianne and beekeeper Roland. LRT utilizes six actors (three for each part), which might be confusing in any other…

REVIEW: “The Turn of the Screw” at Oldcastle

by Roseann Cane Henry James’s 1898 horror novella, The Turn of the Screw, was first published in a 12-part serial format in Collier’s Weekly. James, a foremost novelist in the English language, found his popularity waning, and although he later said he despised the serial format, he needed income. His…

Oldcastle Theatre Offers Jeffrey Hatcher’s “The Turn of the Screw”

Opening September 3 at Bennington Performing Arts Center is Oldcastle Theatre Company’s final production of the season, THE TURN OF THE SCREW by Jeffrey Hatcher, from a story by Henry James. “One of the things we wanted to do this season is highlight the things that the theatre can do…

REVIEW: “The Tarnation of Russell Colvin” at Hubbard Hall 2018

by Gail M. Burns AUTHOR’S NOTE: I have written extensively about The Tarnation of Russell Colvin. My preview piece for the June performances at the Dorset Theatre Festival can be found HERE, and in the program insert that you will receive at Hubbard Hall. In addition I reviewed the June…

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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