REVIEW: “Songs for a New World” at the Berkshire Theatre Group

by Macey Levin Jason Robert Brown is a prolific composer/lyricist, the creator of such shows as The Last Five Years, Parade, and The Bridges of Madison County.  His first production, Off-Broadway 1995, was Songs for a New World, originally conceived by Daisy Prince who provided a unifying thematic concept to…

Berkshire Theatre Group Presents “Songs for a New World”

Pittsfield, MA – This July, Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) and Kate Maguire (Artistic Director, CEO) are delighted to present Songs For a New World, the first musical by Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown at The Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge, MA. Songs For a New World written and composed by…

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces Sensory-Friendly Programming

Pittsfield, MA – Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) and Kate Maguire (Artistic Director, CEO) are excited to announce that this season BTG has expanded the sensory-friendly programming and will offer a sensory-friendly performance for many of its summer season shows. A “sensory-friendly” performance is a production that is slightly modified to…

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces Summer 2022 Season

Pittsfield, MA – Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) and Kate Maguire (Artistic Director, CEO) are thrilled to announce BTG’s 2022 Summer Season. A full season cast announcement will be released at a later date. This season will feature a Tony Award-winning musical, a classic gothic tale of horrors, a world premiere…

REVIEW: “Songs for a New World” at The Theater Barn

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, July 2005 Songs for a New World is basically a semi-staged concert of songs by Jason Robert Brown, an up-and-coming young composer and lyricist. In the decade since its brief 28 performance premiere at the WPA theatre in New York, the show has had over 300…

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