REVIEW: “Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All for You” & “The Actor’s Nightmare”

by Macey Levin Note: SHOW ADDED ON FRIDAY 8/31 AT 2PM! Christopher Durang burst onto the New York theatre scene in the late 1970’s writing plays of scathing satire and social commentary.  His work includes Beyond Therapy, Baby with the Bathwater, Why Torture is Wrong, and the People who Love it, and…

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces Casting for 2018 Summer Season

Pittsfield, MA – Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) and Kate Maguire (Artistic Director/CEO) are thrilled to announce casting for Berkshire Theatre’s 90th Anniversary Season. Church & State by Jason Odell Williams directed by Charlotte Cohn at The Unicorn Theatre The Larry Vaber Stage BTG’s Stockbridge Campus, 6 East Street Running: Thursday, June 14…

REVIEW: “Moby Dick – Rehearsed” at the Berkshire Theatre Festival

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, July, 1999 Here you have playwright Orson Welles (“Citizen Kane”) adapting Herman Melville (“Moby Dick”) for the stage by way of William Shakespeare (“King Lear”). The results are everything you would expect – intense, brilliant, filled with human angst. The one thing “Moby Dick –…

REVIEW: “The Secret Lives of the Sexists” at the Berkshire Theatre Festival

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, August, 1998 Charles Ludlam (1943-1987) was one of the leading players of the off-off- Broadway avant-garde theatre scene in New York City for over twenty years. Between the time he founded his Ridiculous Theatre Company in 1967 until his death due to complications from AIDS…

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