Seeking Actors Interested in Devising, Experimenting, and Collaborating on “Weaving Penelope”

Looking for actors interested in devising, experimenting, and collaborating on new work! A workshop production of Weaving Penelope, a new play by Rebecca Daniels and Richard Carp, directed by Carmela Lanza-Weil, will be presented on June 26, 2022, outdoors, in Shelburne Falls. Workshop rehearsals will begin in May. A stipend is available…

REVIEW: “The Fantasticks” at Silverthorne Theater

by Jenny Hansell Don’t gore my ox, and I won’t gore yours. If I criticize the musical The Fantasticks, you may react with as much hostility as I did when I read the recent takedown of Hamilton in The Nation, in which the writer accused Lin-Manuel Miranda of glossing over…

REVIEW: “The Road to Mecca” at Silverthorne Theater

by Jenny Hansell The Road to Mecca, South African playwright Athol Fugard’s 1984 play about an elderly artist in a remote desert town, is being given a rich, thoughtful production at the Silverthorne Theater in Greenfield. Elsa Barlow, a young school-teacher in Cape Town, has driven 12 hours to the…

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