Great Barrington: Mahaiwe adds summer shows


GREAT BARRINGTON -- A concert by Michael Feinstein; a Selected Shorts with Kate Burton, Jane Curtin and Parker Posey; and three new London National Theatre HD broadcasts have been added to the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center’s summer season.

In addition, blues guitarist and singer-songwriter Jonny Lang, whose concert was previously announced for June 8, has been rescheduled for Aug. 21.

Tickets to the new shows are now on sale.

The Michael Feinstein Trio will perform "A Summer Evening with Michael Feinstein" at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 10. Feinstein, a multi-platinum-selling, two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy Award-nominated entertainer, is considered one of the premier interpreters of American standards.

Selected Shorts returns to the Mahaiwe at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 19. Stage and screen stars Kate Burton, Jane Curtin and Parker Posey will perform short stories at this taping for the popular NPR series.

There will be three broadcasts of London’s National Theatre in HD stage productions this summer:

n "A Small Family Business" by Olivier Award-winning playwright Alan Ayckbourn. 7 p.m. Thursday, June 12.

n "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time" (encore broadcast). 7 p.m. Saturday, June 14.

n Euripides’ "Medea," in a new version by Ben Power, starring Helen McCrory. 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 4.

Complete ticket and program information is available online at; by telephone at (413) 528-0100; or in person at the Mahaiwe box office, 14 Castle St.

Box office hours are noon to 6, Wednesday through Saturday, and three hours before show times.


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