Supercharged superstar Dwayne Johnson floats on success

LOS ANGELES — In 2000, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson was trying to break into Hollywood. He was off to an OK start. The pro-wrestler already had a following, a role in "The Mummy Returns" and high-wattage charm. He also had no acting experience, …

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Champion gymnast challenges airport worker Three-time Olympic gold medalist Aly Raisman is calling out an airport security worker who she says questioned whether she had enough muscles to be a gymnast.Raisman posted on Twitter that after a female …

Town Players slates readings of seven short plays in one program

PITTSFIELD — It's a mini-festival of short plays Sunday when Town Players of Pittsfield presents seven mini-staged readings in one program, beginning at 2 p.m. at the Whitney Center for the Arts, 42 Wendell Ave."Seven Starzyk Shorts" features …

Theater
'4000 Miles' opens at Shakespeare & Company

LENOX — Vera, a 91-year-old woman, hears a knock on her West Village apartment door at 2 a.m. When she opens it, she finds her 21-year-old grandson standing there with his bike. And so begins a comedy-drama that connects two people 70 years …

What's on stage this week

A digest of what's playing at theaters in and around the Berkshires based upon reviews by Berkshire Eagle theater critic Jeffrey Borak.Capsules include publication date of review, closing date of production, performance schedule and production's …

BERKSHIRES STAGES

BERKSHIRES STAGES/2017A digest of what's playing at theaters in and around the Berkshires based upon reviews by Berkshire Eagle theater critic Jeffrey Borak.Capsules include publication date of review, closing date of production, performance …

Movies
"Baywatch" offers a tidal wave of raunch on the beach

Of this, dear moviegoer, rest assured: Dwayne Johnson's biceps still ripple and glisten in the sunlight. So do his triceps, pecs, abs, delts, quads, lats and the other 600 or so muscles of the human body.And that charismatic, multi-million dollar …

Film clips / May 26-June1

ALIEN: COVENANT (R)A mysterious world in an unchartered paradise turns out to be a treacherous, dark place for the members of the crew of a colony ship headed for the far side of the galaxy. While "Alien: Covenant" has an ace up its sleeve, the …

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Music, dance and comedy help launch summer's official opening

Welcome to Memorial Day weekend and the unofficial start of the summer cultural and entertainment season in the Berkshires!There are plenty of happenings planned, both indoors and outside, so feel free to jump in. Here's just a sample of things to …

Pittsfield native to debut latest album at The Hall

PITTSFIELD — City native and award-winning musician Matt Cusson will debut his latest album in The Hall at Hotel on North tonight, and he suggests you come for the music, but stay for the stories.The self-produced, 14-track recording, titled …

IS183 gala, live music, comedy on in the Berkshires

Happy third Thursday of May, everyone!In addition to Pittsfield's Third Thursdays festival kick-off taking place tonight, here's a look at what else is in store:ONGOING- This week's jazz schedule at Castle Street Cafe in Great Barrington includes …

A homecoming for Fabrizio and The Fever at the Colonial

PITTSFIELD — When musician Michael J. Fabrizio rolls into town and onto the stage at The Colonial Theatre on Friday night, he plans to introduce you to his band, their "genre-gypsies," and the art of live music and a good time.If his name …

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