2015 Mahaiwe Performing Arts schedule

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Gt. Barrington, Mass.

March 6, 2015 Article by Dave Read The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center is the primary cultural venue in the Berkshires’ “south county” region, located on Castle St. in downtown Great Barrington, MA. Opened in 1905 and restored in 2005, Mahaiwe PAC is a 681-seat venue that schedules a variety of programs throughout the year, including  Read more…

FreshGrass 2015 at MASS MoCA

Twisted Pine FreshGrass 2015 at MASS MoCA schedule

March 5, 2015 Article by Dave Read FreshGrass festival of bluegrass and roots music is scheduled for September 18-20, 2015 at MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA. Among the highlights this year are Berklee College of Music’s American Roots Music Program, No Depression, Happy Traum’s Homespun Tapes, Fretboard Journal, and the Compass Records FreshGrass record  Read more…

Solid Sound Festival at MASS MoCA

Solid Sound Festival at MASS MoCA

March 5, 2015 Article by Dave Read Wilco has announced the lineup for the 2015 Solid Sound Festival at MASS MoCA, scheduled for the weekend of June 26-28 in North Adams, MA. The festival presents an impressive and varied roster of musicians and bands; besides host Wilco and frontman Jeff Tweedy, it includes such first-ballot  Read more…

Berkshires plays 2015 summer season

Berkshires plays 2015 summer season

Feb. 27, 2015 Article by Dave Read Here is a comprehensive list of plays scheduled to be performed on various stages in the Berkshires during the 2015 summer season, under the auspices of Berkshire county’s four main theatre organizations: Barrington Stage Company, Berkshire Theatre Group, Shakespeare & Company, and Williamstown Theatre Festival. They are presented  Read more…

Barrington Stage Company 2015 summer season

Barrington Stage Company 2015 summer season

Feb. 25, 2015 Article by Dave Read Barrington Stage Company’s 2015 summer season schedule lists the following plays Butler, Man of La Mancha, Shining City, Shrek The Musical, His Girl Friday. BSC productions take place in Downtown Pittsfield in the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage, St. Germain Stage; their Youth Theatre venue is the Berkshire Museum on nearby  Read more…

Berkshire Theatre 2015 season schedule

Berkshire Theatre Group 2015 summer season

Feb. 26, 2015 Article by Dave Read Berkshire Theatre Group’s 2015 summer season, presented at the Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield and Fitzpatrick Main Stage in Stockbridge, features a variety of audience favorites and includes another in the organization’s series of community productions, Mary Poppins, which will have one hundred Berkshire youngsters in the cast. The  Read more…

Shakespeare & Co 2015 season schedule

Shakespeare & Company 2015 summer season

Feb. 25, 2015 Article by Dave Read The schedule for Shakespeare & Company’s 2015 summer season includes three Shakespeare plays, Henry V, The Comedy of Errors and Hamlet, plus the Regional Premiere of Red Velvet by Lolita Chakrabarti, and the World Premiere of Jane Anderson’s Mother of the Maid, which stars former artistic director and  Read more…