"Season by Season," four new one-act plays by Joan Ackermann, opens at Mixed Company

Four new one-acts by Joan Ackermann set in the Berkshires
10/21/2016 04:34 PM EDT
GREAT BARRINGTON >> It's no accident, I think, that "Season by Season," Joan Ackermann's insightful collection of four one-act plays each set in the Berkshires, begins with "Invasives," the spring play. 
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Berkshires Stages
10/21/2016 10:18 AM EDT - A digest of what's playing at theaters in and around the Berkshires based upon reviews by Berkshire Eagle theater critic Jeffrey Borak. Full Story

Truth is hard to find in Town Players' effortful production of Jon Robin Baitz' "Other Desert Cities"
10/20/2016 06:18 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — On the surface, Polly and Lyman Wyeth — the pivotal characters in Jon Robin Baitz' "Other Desert Cities," which opened over the weekend in an effortful Town Players of Pittsfield production at the Whitney Center for the Arts — would appear to be living a life of graceful affluence and entitlement in their home in Palm Springs, Calif. Full Story

"Peter and the Starcatcher" spreads its Starstuff all around Hubbard Hall
10/20/2016 06:19 AM EDT - CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. — Peter Pan origin stories have become somewhat commonplace over the past few years. Full Story

Berkshires Stages
10/18/2016 11:15 AM EDT - A digest of what's playing at theaters in and around the Berkshires based upon reviews by Berkshire Eagle theater critic Jeffrey Borak. Full Story

It's all about race, Baby-Dog and the art of seduction in monologist Mike Daisey's "The Trump Card" at the Mahaiwe
10/18/2016 05:23 PM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON — In his latest monologue, "The Trump Card," Mike Daisey borrows an old show-business adage when he refers to GOP Presidential nominee Donald Trump as, "the perfect Baby-Dog. Full Story

Town Players of Pittsfield slates auditions for roles in upcoming shows
10/18/2016 09:37 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> Town Players of Pittsfield has scheduled two sets of auditions next week at the Whitney Center for the Arts — one for the lead role in a fully staged production to be presented in March; the other for roles in a pair of staged readings scheduled for Nov. Full Story

Barrington Stage Company dominates first Berkshire Theatre Awards
10/18/2016 06:54 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Pittsfield-based Barrington Stage Company has swept the first Berkshire Theatre Awards, winning 19 out of a possible 25 awards for its productions of "The Pirates of Penzance," "American Son," "Broadway Bounty Hunter" and "Kimberly Akimbo. Full Story

Arthur Miller is far off his game in 1991 drama, "The Ride Down Mt. Morgan," at Oldcastle Theatre Company
10/14/2016 05:48 PM EDT - BENNINGTON, VT. >> Arthur Miller's "The Ride Down Mt. Morgan" begins with the sound of an automobile engine revving up, followed shortly thereafter by the metallic clangs of a crash. Full Story

Nominees announced for first Berkshire Theatre Awards
10/14/2016 05:55 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Barrington Stage Company's productions of "The Pirates of Penzance" and "Broadway Bounty Hunter" lead the first Berkshire Theatre Awards with 11 and eight nominations each. Full Story

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