Our theatre critic Frances Benn Hall’s program celebrating the careers of the four Noble Prize winners from Ireland.
Archives for April 2008
American Life in Poetry column number 159 – The Inevitable, poem by Allan Peterson
Report of Galway Kinnell poetry reading at Amherst College.
Ireland Singing, by Frances Benn Hall, at B.C.C. April 15
PITTSFIELD, MA – Under the mentorship of Tony Award-winning composer/lyricist William Finn, Barrington Stage Company is proud to announce the third exciting season of its acclaimed Musical Theater Lab. Developed by Artistic Director Julianne Boyd in conjunction with Finn in 2006, the Lab is designed to nurture and assist musical theater writers, composers, and lyricists… read more
WILLIAMSTOWN, MA- Since the 1970s, celebrated critic and art historian Leo Steinberg has stirred the art world with his insightful and controversial commentary. Known for his powerful observations and documentary scrutiny, Steinberg is an influential and respected maverick among his peers. Steinberg will present the lecture “Oh, Say, Can You See” on Wednesday, April 23,… read more
American Life in Poetry: Column 157 BY TED KOOSER, U.S. POET LAUREATE, 2004-2006 From your school days you may remember A. E. Housman’s poem that begins, “Loveliest of trees, the cherry now/ Is hung with bloom along the bough.” Here’s a look at a blossoming cherry, done 120 years later, on site among the famous… read more
WILLIAMSTOWN, MA- Building on the enormous success of Philippe de Montebello’s January lecture, the Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute continues its “Director’s Perspective Series” with Michael Govan, chief executive officer and Director of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). Govan, a 1984 graduate of Williams College, will discuss timely issues in the… read more
Huntington, MA – These are not your typical student plays. Although written by sixth grade students of Gateway Regional Middle School, the plays are produced by The Chester Theatre Company, which teams professional actors, directors and designers with the student playwrights to help bring their creative visions to life. The program is now in its… read more