(emma rothenberg ware — courtesy berkshire theatre group)
"The Stone Witch," at Berkshire Theatre Group's Fitzpatrick Main Stage, takes the measure of greatness and legacy

07/23/2016 01:04 PM EDT
STOCKBRIDGE >> Actor Judd Hirsch says that when he first read the script for Shem Bitterman's "The Stone Witch," he was struck by the playwright's description of Hirsch's character, Simon. 
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Radio days return in Town Players of Pittsfield reading
07/23/2016 01:03 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> Town Players of Pittsfield is presenting a staged reading of "Jake Revolver, Freelance Secret Agent," 2 p. Full Story

FILM REVIEWS
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At Williamsown, "The Chinese Room" is an artificial play about artificial intelligence

WILLIAMSTOWN — In an interview earlier this month in a New York Capital District newspaper, playwright Michael West described his new play, "The Chinese Room," as a sci-fi comedy thriller; "a love story with action and thriller aspects;" " 'Blade Runner' as written by Noel Coward. Full Story
STAGE REVIEWS
(emma rothenberg ware — courtesy berkshire theatre group)
"The Stone Witch," at Berkshire Theatre Group's Fitzpatrick Main Stage, takes the measure of greatness and legacy

STOCKBRIDGE >> Actor Judd Hirsch says that when he first read the script for Shem Bitterman's "The Stone Witch," he was struck by the playwright's description of Hirsch's character, Simon. Full Story
BERKSHIRES WEEK
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Take Five | Five questions for Judd Hirsch

Judd Hirsch: Audiences have most recently seen Judd Hirsch in the CBS sitcom "Big Bang Theory" and on the big screen in "Independence Day: Resurgence." Full Story
 
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(emma rothenberg ware — courtesy berkshire theatre group)
"The Stone Witch," at Berkshire Theatre Group's Fitzpatrick Main Stage, takes the measure of greatness and legacy

07/23/2016 01:04 PM EDT
STOCKBRIDGE >> Actor Judd Hirsch says that when he first read the script for Shem Bitterman's "The Stone Witch," he was struck by the playwright's description of Hirsch's character, Simon. 
Full Story
Radio days return in Town Players of Pittsfield reading
07/23/2016 01:03 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> Town Players of Pittsfield is presenting a staged reading of "Jake Revolver, Freelance Secret Agent," 2 p. Full Story

Just about anything goes in "The Pirates of Penzance" at Barrington Stage Company
07/23/2016 09:18 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — There is mischief in Mabel's eyes as she is played by Scarlett Strallen in John Rando's exuberant production of "The Pirates of Penzance" at Barrington Stage Company's Boyd-Quinson Mainstage. Full Story

The generations pass at Tanglewood's Festival of Contemporary Music
07/23/2016 09:20 AM EDT - LENOX — Besides presenting a compelling array of compositions, the opening concert of Tanglewood's Festival of Contemporary Music demonstrated the passage of time and generations among composers. Full Story

Oboist makes a difference at Ozawa Hall concert
07/22/2016 06:00 AM EDT - LENOX — What was the glue that held this Tanglewood program together? Full Story

New work by Doug Elkins for Paul Taylor Dance Company measures the intangible
07/22/2016 05:59 AM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON — When the Paul Taylor Dance Company returns to the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center this weekend for its ninth consecutive summer season there, the group will offer for the first time a performance from its Taylor Company Commissions, which brings in outside choreographers to choreograph work for the company. Full Story

New comedy, "peerless," ripped from "Macbeth's" womb
07/22/2016 05:58 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Born from a tragedy comes a contemporary dark comedy to Barrington Stage Company's St. Germain Stage. Full Story

(Ronald Martinez)
Dennis Rodman is a person of interest in a freeway crash in Southern California

Famed former basketball player Dennis Rodman is considered a person of interest in a hit-and-run collision that occurred on the I-5 freeway in Santa Ana, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said Friday.