In celebration of Abe Lincoln’s 200th birthday, special performance of The Rivalry, by Norman Corwin will be directed by Vincent Dowling at Westfield State on May 12, before moving to Off-Broadway in New York.
Archives for April 2009
Williams College Lennet Fellow Rebecca R. (Ruthie) Dibble will lecture May 6 at the Clark Art Institute’s Stone Hill Center in Williamstown, MA on her conservation work, Conserving the Abel Lewis Tavern Sign.
Berkshire Theatre Festival celebrates Shakespeare’s birthday with Jonathan Epstein performing Shakespeare’s sonnets.
The Berkshire Fringe Festival is looking for technical theater and performance interns to work inthe Berkshires of western Massachusetts July 25th – August 18th in support of the 2009 Berkshire Fringe Festival which runs Wednesday July 29 – Monday, August 17. Performance and Technical Theater concentrations give our interns experience in the areas they are… read more
David Auburn will direct this summer’s production of Sick, by Zayd Dohrn, at the Berkshire Theatre Festival, artistic director Kate Maguire has announced. Mr. Auburn has been working steadily as a director for both film and the stage since winning the Pulitzer Prize in 2001 for his play Proof.
Free exhibits and events on the 2009 Jacob’s Pillow schedule include programs with Jules Feiffer, tributes to Alvin Ailey and Merce Cunningham and photographs of tap dancers such as Jimmy Slyde, Gregory Hines, Savion Glover, and Diane Walker.
Earbud – poem by Bill Holm; American Life in Poetry: Column 213, By Ted Kooser, U.S. Poet Laureate, 2004-2006.
Playwrights Joan Ackermann, Eric Bogosian, Larry Gelbart, and David Mamet write short plays to be read by actors Karen Allen, Elizabeth Franz, Dan Lauria, Wendie Malick, Peter Riegert, Jay Thomas at the Berkshire Playwrights Lab benefit May 29, 2009 at Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, Gt. Barrington, MA.
The casts for BSC’s summer 2009 productions of Carosel and A Streetcar Named Desire will include Aaron Ramey, Patricia Noonan, Christopher Innvar, Marin Mazzie, Sarah Jean Ford, and Sara Surrey.
Auditions for Berkshire Theatre Festival’s annual community production of Peter Pan, directed by E. Gray Simons III and Travis Daly, will be held in Stockbridge, MA on May 3, 4, 5, 2009.
Shakespeare & Company is throwing a birthday party to mark the 445th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare. The Will 445 Bash will rock the Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre, along with its lobby and terrace, on April 23 from 7pm to midnight. Tickets are $20 ($12 for 18 and under) and available at the… read more
4th annual Richie DuPont Award Benefit will be hosted by Berkshire Theatre Festival on May 9, 2009 at Firefly in Lenox, MA.