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First-rate cast makes music at Williamstown Theatre festival

07/27/2015 05:31 PM EDT
WILLIAMSTOWN >> Blue, the jazz trumpeter who stands at the center of Dominique Morisseau's "Paradise Blue" — a problematic play that is, nonetheless, receiving an evocative, richly conceived and acted production at Williamstown Theatre Festival — is a haunted man. 
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Teen suicide's story is compelling on stage
07/27/2015 02:18 PM EDT - NEW YORK >> During a recent interview in an empty midtown theater, James Lecesne is heckled — by his phone. Full Story

On Stage
07/27/2015 11:07 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

'The Unexpected Man' arrives at Shakespeare & Company
07/24/2015 07:59 AM EDT - LENOX — Strangers on a train from paris to Frankfurt; two of them. he is a celebrated author. Full Story

Review: "Cabaret" in fits and starts at Oldcastle
07/24/2015 07:56 AM EDT - BENNINGTON, VT. — John Kander and Fred Ebb's "Cabaret" has opened at Oldcastle Theatre Company in a fitful production that is stronger and more persuasive in its musical numbers than it is in its dramatic scenes. Full Story

On Stage
07/23/2015 09:27 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

Berkshire Stages
07/22/2015 02:13 PM 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

Review: A teen reaches for connections in new play at BTG's Unicorn
07/23/2015 07:40 AM EDT - STOCKBRIDGE — "The mass of men live lives of quiet desperation," Henry David Thoreau wrote in "Walden. Full Story

Barrington Stage presents a credible "Lost in Yonkers"
07/21/2015 03:58 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> It's often said that when life throws you a lemon, you make lemonade. Full Story

Chester theater slates two special events
07/21/2015 03:58 PM EDT - CHESTER >> Chester Theatre Company is presenting two one-time-only opportunities to be immersed in the backstage world of theater with CTC's artistic director Byam Stevens this summer, his last at the helm of the local theater company. Full Story

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'The Book of Mormon' satirical musical finally in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The biting satirical musical that mocks Mormons has finally come to the heart of Mormonlandia, starting a sold-out, two-week run Tuesday at a Salt Lake City theater two blocks from the church's flagship temple and headquarters. Full Story
Train co-founder Hotchkiss back on track with new band

The Grammy singer-songwriter Rob Hotchkiss won as a founding member of the multiplatinum band Train sits inconspicuously on a shelf in the hillside house in Fairfax that he and his wife, Pam, recently moved into,returning to the Bay Area after years of semi-retirement on Vashon Island in Washington's Puget Sound.