• Business Briefs for Aug. 31 - 08/31/2014 01:46 AM EDT
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    The Theater Barn / Oldcastle Theatre Company: ‘The Addams Family’ / ‘My Fair Lady’: Two musicals out of tune

    08/30/2014 12:11 AM EDT
    NEW LEBANON, N.Y. -- The Theater Barn struck box office gold last summer with Mel Brooks’ "Young Frankenstein. 
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    The Theater Barn / Oldcastle Theatre Company: ‘The Addams Family’ / ‘My Fair Lady’ Two musicals out of tune
    08/29/2014 04:32 PM EDT - By Jeffrey Borak Berkshire Eagle Staff NEW LEBANON, N.Y. -- The Theater Barn struck box office gold last summer with "Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein. Full Story

    What's playing on Berkshires stages
    08/29/2014 10:00 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

    Stages
    08/28/2014 09:33 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

    Stageworks/Hudson: 'Tomorrow in the Battle' A worthy drama makes comeback
    08/28/2014 12:11 AM EDT - HUDSON, N.Y. -- British playwright Kieron Barry’s "Tomorrow in the Battle" -- which is being revived in an intermittently satisfying production at Stageworks/Hudson, where it had a richly rewarding world premiere two years ago -- begins with an anecdote; a recollection of a youthful incident in which a young man accepts a challenge to walk the length of a fog-enshrouded eight-inch wide Full Story

    Broadcast, cable hold their own in Primetime Emmy Awards
    08/26/2014 11:12 AM EDT - LOS ANGELES -- "Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad" triumphed at Monday's Emmy Awards, proving that established broadcast and cable fare retains the power to fend off challenges from upstart online series such as "Orange Is the New Black. Full Story

    Tanglewood: ‘Oz With Orchestra’ Believing makes it so
    08/25/2014 01:30 PM EDT - Music Review By Clarence Fanto Special to The Eagle LENOX -- Seventy-five years after the premiere "The Wizard of Oz," a trailblazing film shot largely in vivid Technicolor, the Harold Arlen-"Yip" Harburg musical adaptation of Frank Baum’s 1900 novel remains a much-revered classic. Full Story

    Stages
    08/25/2014 09:55 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

    Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center Lang sings the blues and how
    08/22/2014 04:16 PM EDT - By Derek Gentile Berkshire Eagle Staff GREAT BARRINGTON -- The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center has become Blues Central this summer. Full Story

    The Theater Barn ‘Addams Family’ makes its bow
    08/22/2014 02:52 PM EDT - By Jeffrey Borak Berkshire Eagle Staff NEW LEBANON, N.Y. -- "Mel Brooks’ Young Frankenstein" was a monster smash last summer at The Theater Barn. Full Story

    Police: Utah suspect swallows stolen ring

    OREM, Utah (AP) — Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it. Full Story
    (Khin Maung Win/AP)
    Dethroned Myanmar beauty queen blasts pageant boss

    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A dethroned beauty queen from Myanmar said Tuesday she won't return her bejeweled $100,000 crown until pageant organizers apologize for calling her a liar and a thief. Full Story