Details of Barrington Stage Company’s schedule for October, 2009, which includes The Fantastiks, The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later (An Epilogue), and Amanda McBroom with Michele Brourman in a cabaret performance.
Amanda McBroom with Michele Brourman – October 23 and 24
Back by popular demand! Following her standing room only performances at Jae’s Spice in July, Amanda McBroom brings her acclaimed cabaret performances to BSC’s Stage 2. Amanda McBroom has been called “…the greatest cabaret performer of her generation, an urban poet who writes like an angel and has a voice to match.” Composer of the power ballad “The Rose,” which became a number one hit the world over, Amanda is a knock out performer and extraordinary songwriter.
BSC Stage 2, 36 Linden Street, Pittsfield
Friday, October 23 at 8pm and Saturday, October 24 at 8pm
The Fantasticks – October 7-18
Music by Harvey Schmidt
Book and Lyrics by Tom Jones
Choreographed by Janet Watson
Directed by Andrew Volkoff
Fall in love with the world’s longest-running musical! The Fantasticks is a captivating romantic comedy about a boy, a girl, two fathers and a wall. Featuring memorable songs that include “Soon It’s Gonna Rain,” “They Were You” and the beloved hit “Try to Remember.” Barrington Stage Company – see map.
The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later (An Epilogue) – October 12
by Moisés Kaufman, Leigh Fondakowski, Greg Pierotti, Andy Paris and Stephen Belber of the Tectonic Theater Project – Directed by Richard M. Parison, Jr.
The creators of the highly acclaimed play The Laramie Project, which since 2000 has been one of the most performed plays in America, will premiere a compelling and groundbreaking epilogue. The original production of The Laramie Project chronicled the true story of the small town of Laramie, Wyoming, following the brutal beating and murder of Matthew Shepard. The epilogue focuses on the long-term effect of the murder of Matthew Shepard on the town of Laramie. It explores how the town has changed and how the murder continues to reverberate in the community.
The staged reading of The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later (An Epilogue) will be performed at Barrington Stage Company and more than 100 other theaters around the world on October 12, 2009.
BSC Mainstage, 30 Union Street, Pittsfield
Monday, October 12, 3pm and 7pm
Tickets: $15 adults; $10 students
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