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 running time.
H denotes a highly recommended critic's choice. PRIVATE LIVES. Stylish, fast-paced presentation of Noel Coward's cunning comedy about a volatile couple -- Elyot Chase (a witty, playful, Peter Panlike David Joseph) and Amanda Prynne (Dana Harrison, a galvanic force of nature) -- who, five years after their divorce, are thrown into each other's lives, quite by chance, on their respective honeymoon night with a new spouse (2/27). Through March 30. Eves.: Fri., Sat. 7 (no evening performance March 8). Mats.: Sat., Sun. 2 (no matinee March 22). 2:03.
Shakespeare & Company, Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre, 70 Kemble St., Lenox. Tickets: $15-$50. (413) 637-3353; shakespeare.org
10x10 NEW PLAY FESTIVAL 2014. For the most part, an engaging, well-acted and directed collection of 10 new 10-minute plays that, by luck of the draw, explore the connections and opportunities -- some lost, some missed, some discovered or rediscovered -- in our lives.
Barrington Stage Company, St. Germain Stage, Sydelle and Lee Batt Performing Arts Center, 36 Linden St., Pittsfield. Tickets: $25, $30. (413) 236-8888; barringtonstageco.org