Summer Previews Theater Calendar

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Barrington Stage Company

Box office: BaringtonStageCo.org, 413-236-8888, 30 Union St., Pittsfield, Mass.

Saturday, June 25: BSC Gala. Special performance, "The Floor Above Me," by Tony Award-nominated star of "On the Town" perennial song and dance man Tony Yazbeck. Tickets: Janie LaBrasca, 413-977-6118 or JLaBrasca@BarringtonStageCo.com.

Boyd-Quinson Main Stage

June 17-July 9: World premiere "American Son," Examination of our nation's racial divide through the eyes of an estranged, bi-racial couple. Preview performances: Friday-Sunday, June 17-19. Evening performances: Tuesday and Wednesday at 7 p.m.; Thursday-Saturday at 8 p.m. Matinees: Sunday at 5 p.m.; Wednesdays and Fridays at 2 p.m. (no matinee Wednesday, July 6). Talkbacks on Thursday, June 23 and 30, and Tuesdays, June 28, and Aug. 5. Tickets: Starting at $20.

July 2-3: Symposium, "Race, Bias and Culture in Present-day America." Saturday — "The Struggle of Growing Up Biracial — Caught in the Middle," 1 to 2:30 p.m. "Driving While Black," 3 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday — "Institutional Racism: Academic, Political and Legal," 2 to 3:30 p.m. Free.

July 15-Aug. 13: Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Pirates of Penzance," Swashbuckling pirates, innocent lovers and bumbling policemen. Preview performances: Friday-Sunday, July 15-17. Evening performances: Tuesday and Wednesday at 7 p.m.; Thursday-Saturday at 8 p.m. Matinees: Sunday at 5 p.m.; Wednesdays and Fridays at 2 p.m. Talkback on Tuesday, July 26. Tickets: Starting at $20.

Aug. 18-Sept. 3: "Tribes" by Nina Raine. A young man, born deaf into an unconventional family, meets a young woman on the brink of deafness and finally understands what it means to speak up for himself. Preview performances: Friday-Saturday, Aug. 18-20. Evening performances: Tuesday and Wednesday at 7 p.m.; Thursday-Saturday at 8 p.m. Matinees: Sunday at 5 p.m.; Wednesdays and Fridays at 2 p.m. Talkback on Tuesday, Aug. 23. ASL performance: Tuesday, Aug. 23. Tickets: Starting at $20.

St. Germain Stage

Sydell and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center, 36 Linden St., Pittsfield, Mass.

May 18-June 11: World premiere, musical "Presto Change-O." Three generations of magicians confront their past mistakes and re-examine what it means to be a family when the grandfather causes real magic to happen. Evening performances: Tuesday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Matinees: Sunday, Thursday and Saturday at 3 p.m. Talkbacks: Wednesdays, June 1 and 8. Tickets: Starting at $20.

June 16-July 16: "Kimberly Akimbo" by David Lindsay-Abaire. A hilarious and heart-rending play about a teen with a rare condition causing her body to age faster than normal. Preview performances: Thursday and Friday, June 16 and 17. Evening performances: Tuesday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Matinees: Sunday, Thursday and Saturday at 3 p.m. Talkbacks: Wednesdays, June 29 and July 6. Tickets: Starting at $20.

July 21-Aug. 6: "peerless" by Jiehae Park. How far would you go to get into the college of your choice? Preview performances: Thursday and Friday, July 21 and 22. Evening performances: Tuesday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Matinees: Sunday, Thursday and Saturday at 3 p.m. Talkbacks: Wednesdays, July 27 and Aug. 3. Tickets: Starting at $20.

Aug. 12-Sept. 4: World premiere, musical "Broadway Bounty Hunter." A 60-ish-old unemployed actor, Annie, is asked to become a bounty hunter and capture a South American drug lord. Preview performances: Friday and Saturday, Aug. 12 and 13. Evening performances: Tuesday-Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Matinees: Sunday, Thursday (no matinee July 18) and Saturday at 3 p.m. Talkbacks: Wednesdays, Aug. 24 and 31. Tickets: Starting at $20.

Youth Theatre

Berkshire Museum, 39 South St., Pittsfield, Mass.

July 27-Aug. 14: "The Wiz," a musical retelling of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz." Preview performance: Wednesday, July 27. Evening performances: Wednesday-Friday at 7 p.m. Matinees: Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday at 2 p.m. Autism friendly performance: Aug. 4. Tickets: Starting at $20.

Conversations with ...

Tuesday, June 21: "American Son" playwright Christopher Demos-Brown, "The Power of Drama in Discussing Social Issues." 4 p.m. St. Germain Stage, 36 Linden St., Pittsfield, Mass.

Sunday, July 24:"peerless' playwright Jiehae Park, "The Pressure Cooker Young People Face in Order to Get into College." 1 p.m. St. Germain Stage, 36 Linden St., Pittsfield, Mass.

Sunday, Aug. 14: Composer/lyricist/bookwriter Joe Iconis and book writers Lance Rubin and Jason SweetTooth Williams — how Blaxploitation films lead them to create "Broadway Bounty Hunter." 1 p.m. St. Germain Stage, 36 Linden St., Pittsfield, Mass.

Sunday, Aug. 21: "Tribes." Members of the deaf community discussing the different methods of communication in deaf culture. 2 p.m. Mainstage, 30 Union St., Pittsfield, Mass.

Special events on the mainstage

Friday, June 11: "Songs by Ridiculously Talented Composers and Lyricists You Probably Don't Know But Should." 7 p.m. With Tony Award-winner William Finn and the next generation of talented musical theater writers. Tickets: $30 and $40.

Monday, July 25: "Divalicious" with song-writing divas jazz great Ann Hampton and cabaret star Amanda McBroom. 8 p.m. Tickets:$40 to $82.

Monday, Aug. 8: "Broadway and Beyound: Reprise Edition" with Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley. 8 p.m. Tickets: $52 to $80.

Berkshire Playwrights Lab

413-528-2544, www.berkshireplaywrightslab.org

Friday, June 17: Berkshire Playwrights Lab 2016 Gala, performance and party 7:30 p.m. $125. Wyantenuck Country Club, 46 W. Sheffield Road, Great Barrington, Mass.

Wednesdays, June 29-Aug. 10: Staged Reading Series, performances every Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Free. Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle St., Great Barrington, Mass. Reservations recommended.

Berkshire Theatre Group

Box office: 413-997-4444, BerkshireTheatreGroup.org, 111 South St., Pittsfield.

June 15-July 23: Musical "Fiorello!", a big-hearted look at Mayor LaGuardia and his battle for the people of New York City. Previews: Wednesday and Thursday, June 15-16, at 7 p.m.; Friday, June 17, at 8 p.m. Evening performances: Monday through Thursday at 7 p.m.; Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Matinee: Saturday at 2 p.m. Talkback: Monday, June 20. Unicorn Theatre, 6 East St., Stockbridge, Mass. $50 and $60.

June 22-July 16: "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" by Tennessee Williams. A powerful depiction of greed and deception that lies in the heart of a Southern American family. Previews: Wednesday and Thursday, June 22-23, at 7 p.m.; Friday, June 24, at 8 p.m. Evening performances: Monday through Thursday at 7 p.m.; Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Matinee: Saturday at 2 p.m. (July 1 only at 1 p.m.). Talkback: Monday, June 27. Fitzpatrick Main Stage, 83 E. Main St., Stockbridge, Mass. $45 and $62

July 6-23: "Little Shop of Horrors." Award-winning rock, horror, musical comedy. Previews: Wednesday and Thursday, July 6-7, at 7 p.m.; Friday, July 8, at 8 p.m. Evening performances: Monday through Thursday at 7 p.m.; Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Matinee: Saturday at 2 p.m. Talkback: Monday, July 11. Colonial Theatre, 111 South St., Pittsfield. $25-$75.

July 20-Aug. 20: Judd Hirsch in world premiere of Shem Bitterman's "The Stone Witch." A struggling, young writer is chosen to help a reclusive children's book author and illustrator complete his first manuscript in over a decade. Previews: Wednesday and Thursday, July 20-21, at 7 p.m.; Friday, July 22, at 8 p.m. Evening performances: Monday through Thursday at 7 p.m.; Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Matinee: Saturday at 2 p.m. Talkback: Monday, July 25. Fitzpatrick Main Stage, 83 E. Main St., Stockbridge, Mass. $45-$62.

Aug. 3-27: "Constellations" by Nick Payne. The infinite question of "what if?" is raised. Previews: Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 3-4, at 7 p.m.; Friday, Aug. 5, at 8 p.m. Evening performances: Monday through Thursday at 7 p.m.; Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Matinee: Saturday at 2 p.m. Talkback: Monday, July 25, at 7 p.m. 6 East St., Stockbridge, Mass. $45-$50.

Aug. 11-19: 11th Annual Community Theatre Production, "Beauty and The Beast." Award-nominated musical will feature over 100 talented Berkshire County natives. Previews: Thursday and Friday, Aug.11-12, at 7 p.m. Evening performances: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at 7 p.m. Matinee: Thursday at 2 p.m. Colonial Theatre, 111 South St., Pittsfield, Mass. $20-$50.

Chester Theatre Company

Box Office: 413-354-7770, chestertheatre.tix.com, 15 Middlefield Road, Chester, Mass.

June 29-July 10: "My Jane" by Daniel Elihu Kramer. World premiere adapted from the novel by Charlotte Brontë. Evening performances: Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday at 8 p,m. Matinees: Thursday, Friday, and Sunday at 2 p.m. Talkbacks: Thursday matinee and Saturday evening shows. Cast Conversations: Friday matinees. Panel discussion: Sunday, July 3, matinee. $10-$37.50.

July 14-24: Regional premiere, "Oh God" by Anat Gov. psychologist Ella has only one chance to talk her new patient, a very depressed God, out of destroying his most disappointing creation — humankind. Evening performances: Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Matinees: Thursday, Friday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Talkbacks: Thursday matinee and Saturday evening. Cast Conversations: Friday matinees. Panel discussion: Sunday, July 17, matinee. $10-$37.50.

Aug. 3-14: Regional premiere, "Sister Play" by John Kolvenbach. Two sisters, love, mold, and a mysterious stranger come together in a dilapidated cabin on Cape Cod. Evening performances: Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Matinees: Thursday, Friday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Talkbacks: Thursday matinee and Saturday evening. Cast Conversations: Friday matinees. Panel discussion: Sunday, Aug. 7, matinee. $10-$37.50.

Aug. 18-28: Regional premiere, "The Mountaintop" by Katori Hall. April 3, 1968. In a drab room at the Lorraine Motel, an exhausted Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wants two things; a cup of coffee and a cigarette. What he gets instead is Camae, a brash, irreverent maid on a mission of her own. Evening performances: Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Matineees: Thursday, Friday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Talkbacks: Thursday matinee and Saturday evening. Cast Conversations: Friday matinees. Panel discussion: Sunday, Aug. 21, matinee. $10-$37.50.

Dorset Players

104 Cheney Road Dorset, Vt. 802-867-5570, dorsetplayers.org

May 27-29: "August: Osage County" A look at the lives of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose paths have diverged until a family crisis brings them back to the Oklahoma house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them. May 27 and 28 at 7:30 p.m. and May 29 at 2 p.m. Adults $23/Members $19/ 8 and under $11.

Dorset Theatre Festival

Box office: 802-867-2223, 104 Cheney Road, Dorset, Vt.

June 16-July 2: "Table Manners," the second play in Alan Ayckbourn's acclaimed comic trilogy, "The Norman Conquests." Presented in collaboration with Vermont's Weston Playhouse and Northern Stage. Evening performances: Wednesday through Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Matinees: Sunday and Wednesday, 2 p.m. $20 to $60.

July 8-23: Regional premiere, "Dear Elizabeth" by Sarah Ruhl. A lyrical and moving portrait of the friendship of American poets Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell that unfolds in letters. Evening performances: Wednesday through Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Matinees: Sunday and Wednesday, 2 p.m. $20 to $60.

July 28-Aug. 13: World premiere, "The Way of the World" by Theresa Rebeck. A contemporary retelling of the sardonic masterpiece by William Congreve. Evening performances: Wednesday through Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Matinees: Sunday and Wednesday, 2 p.m. $20 to $60.

Aug. 18-Sept. 3: "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill" by Lanie Robertson. A vivid look into the life and times of jazz great Billie Holiday. Evening performances: Wednesday through Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Matinees: Sunday and Wednesday, 2 p.m. $20 to $60.

July-August: New Play Reading Series, TBA.

Double Edge Theatre

Box office: 413-628-0277, www.doubleedgetheatre.org.

July 15-Aug. 22: "Once a Blue Moon - Cada Luna Azul," indoor/outdoor traveling spectacle. Previews July 15-17. Wednesday thru Sunday performances, July 20-Aug.22 at 8 p.m. Double Edge Theatre, 948 Conway Road, Ashfield, Mass.

Fort Salem Theater

11 East Broadway, Salem, N.Y. (518) 854-9200 www.fortsalemtheater.com/

Sunday, June 19: "Benita Zahn: Always Asking Questions," dinner theater cabaret at Gardenworks Farm, 1055 Route 30, Salem. Popular TV news anchor in a solo cabaret that asks and answers questions about loves and lives longed for, lived through, and lost. Limited seating; advance reservations required. Four-course dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. $65.

Monday, June 20: "Benita Zahn: Always Asking Questions," The Cabaret at Fort Salem Theater. Limited seating; advance reservations required. Dessert and coffee. $25. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. for 2 p.m. show.

June 24-26: California's Rose Center Theater presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic, "The Sound of Music." Fort Salem Theater. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m.. $30 adult; $27 senior; $15 youth (12 and under).

July 9-10: Nacre Dance Company presents "Revolutionary! Isadora Duncan." A play with dance and music, chronicling the life and recreating the dances of the early 20th century "creator of modern dance." Five dancers from Saratoga's professional dance company. Saturday at 8 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m. $30 adult; $27 senior; $15 youth (12 and under).

July 15-17: "You're an Old Man, Charlie Brown: A Peanuts Parody," Fort Salem Theater. It's been 65 years since those charming characters first appeared in the comics and leapt onto television and the musical stage. They're beginning to show their age, all confined together in the warm climate of Leisure Villages, a retirement community somewhere in the Deep South. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m.. $30 adult; $27 senior; $15 youth (12 and under).

July 22-24: "Hello, Mame! Kathy Beaver." Fort Salem Theater. She grew up on the Fort Salem stage, but left in 2006 before she fully grew into some of musical theater's greatest roles. She's back, brassier, and better than ever, in a new production that takes on the iconic show-stopping numbers that put the broad in Broadway. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m.. $30 adult; $27 senior; $15 youth (12 and under).

Friday, July 29: "Katherine Skinner: Happy Days Are Here Again," The Cabaret at Fort Salem Theater. Teen Katherine Skinner has studied cabaret artists while working for San Francisco's Bay Area Cabaret. From her 2015 appearances on "American Idol" to her memorable portrayal of Mother Nature at the Fort in last season's "Little Red Riding Hood," Katherine has processed what she's learned from example and generated her own unique style. Limited seating; advance reservations required. Dessert and coffee. $25. Doors open at 7:30 for an 8 p.m. show.

Sunday, July 31: "88 Keys and Me: Deborah Young-Weiler." Fort Salem Theater. She was 3 years old when Grandma taught her how to play piano; at 9, she was accompanying church services. Classically trained, she toured the country in concerts, taught in colleges, and played in bars. Retired to Vermont, Deborah has chosen to come out of retirement for her Salem debut, in which she will trace her musical development from Grandma's piano bench to the one behind the Steinway at the Fort. Sunday at 2 p.m. $20.

Aug. 5-7: "Adirondack Awakening." Fort Salem Theater. A witty and (mostly) accurate musical history of the formation and civilization of the Adirondack Mountains by Emmy award-winning filmmaker/songwriter Stephen Trombley and the Fort's Jay Kerr. Laugh as you learn. Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m.. $30 adult; $27 senior; $15 youth (12 and under).

Saturday, Aug. 20: "Kerr and Company in Cabaret Concert." Dinner theater cabaret at Gardenworks Farm, 1055 Route 30, Salem. Fort Salem Artistic Director Jay Kerr shares stories of the 50 years in show business that led him to Salem. Limited seating; advance reservations required. Four-course dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. $65.

Sunday, Aug. 21: "Kerr and Company in Cabaret Concert." The Cabaret at Fort Salem Theater. Dessert and coffee. $25. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. for a 2 p.m. show.

Ghent Playhouse

6 Town Hall Place, Ghent N.Y. 1-800-838-3006, www.ghentplayhouse.org.

May 20-June 5: "The Imaginary Invalid" by Moliere. This classic tale of the ultimate hypochondriac administers a mirthful injection straight to the bone. May 20, 21, 27, 28 and June 3, 4 at 8 p.m. May 22, 29 and June 5 at 2 p.m. $20, $17 for Friends of the Playhouse and $10 for students with ID.

Hubbard Hall

25 E. Main St., Cambridge, N.Y. (518) 677-2495, hubbardhall.org

July 7-17: Summer Touring Shakespeare Production of "Othello," directed by Erin Ouellette. Cambridge Community Garden and various other locations. 7 p.m.. Free, donations welcome.

Friday, July 8: Children's Theater Performance of "Peter and the Blue Witch Baby," directed by Sylvia Bloom. Hubbard Hall's Freight Depot. 6 p.m. $10 General Admission/ $5 Student.

July 22-23: Youth Theater performance of "Alice in Wonderland," directed by Virginia May Edinger. Hubbard Hall Mainstage. Friday, July 22 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, July 23 at 2 p.m. $10 General Admission/ $5 Student.

July 23-24: Teen Theater performance of "You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown!," directed by Kyra Fitzgerald. Hubbard Hall Mainstage. Saturday, July 23, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, July 24, at 2 p.m. $10 General Admission/ $5 Student.

Aug. 10-21: Hubbard Hall Opera Theater: "Madama Butterfly" by Puccini, directed by Nathan Troup, conducted by Michael Sakir. Hubbard Hall Mainstage. Aug. 10, 12, 13, 18 at 7 p.m. and Aug. 20, 21 at 2 p.m. $35 General Admission/ $10 Students.

Aug. 14-20: Hubbard Hall Opera Theater: "La Pizza con Funghi," by Seymour Barab, directed by Kirk Jackson, Conservatory Coach & Music Direction by Sara Chiesa. Hubbard Hall's Freight Depot. Aug. 14, 17, 18, and 20 at 7 p.m. Suggested ticket price $15 – pay what you can – all are welcome.

Hudson Opera House

Hudson Opera House, 327 Warren St., Hudson, N.Y. 518-822-1438

Saturday, June 11: "Ian Dreiblatt and Lynn Behrendt: Reading Series Curated by Tamas Panitz" 5 p.m. Free.

Sunday, June 26: "Old Earth, by Gary Grossman", book reading and 50th Reunion of the Hudson High School Class of '66, 2 p.m. Free.

Kickwheel Ensemble Theater

Shire City Sanctuary, 40 Melville St., Pittsfield. Bazaarproductions.org | (413) 418-4113

July 27-July 31: "PASSAGE," a brand new climate change romance exploring the catastrophic history and politics of the melting Northwest Passage. Pick-your-own-price Opening Night, July 27, 8 p.m. July 28, 29, 30 at 8 p.m., July 31 at 3 p.m. $20

Living Room Theatre

Park-McCullough House, One Park St., North Bennington, Vt. 802-442-5322, lrtvt.org

June 8-18: "Men Of Tortuga" by Jason Wells. A dangerous comedy. Wednesdays to Saturdays 7:30 p.m.

Aug. 3-13: "Playing With Fire" by August Strindberg and "Overruled" by G.B. Shaw. Two comic one-acts about love, sex and marriage. Wednesdays to Saturdays 7:30 p.m.

Mettawee River Theatre Company

(518) 854-9357, mettawee.org

July 21-July 24: "Before The Sun And Moon: A Korean Folktale." Thursday, July 21, at the Methodist Church lawn, Sandgate, Vt, 8 p.m. Friday, July 22, at the Gurney Lane Park, Queensbury, N.Y., 8 p.m. Saturday, July 23, at Mountain School lawn, Shrewsbury, Vt., 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 24, at Georgi Museum lawn, Shushan, N.Y. 8 p.m.

PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century

2980 Route 66, Chatham, N.Y. (518) 392-6121, www.ps21chatham.org

Saturday, June 25: Marquise Productions presents YOL, a new kind of circus! 7:30 p.m. A story told through a mix of a new form of circus and theater. $20/$15 members/$5 students

Friday, July 8: "Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-ass Wit of Molly Ivins" 8 p.m. A staged reading with Nancy Rothman of a play based on the famous witticisms of political columnist and humorist Molly Ivins. $15/$12 members/$8 students

July 15-16: Summer Shtick! 8 p.m. An evening of comic mayhem with Robert Zukerman, Nancy Rothman and friends. $20/$15 members/$10 students

July-18-21: Theater Arts Workshop. 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily. Improv, mime and more with actors Nancy Rothman and Eddie Allen. This workshop encourages laughter, imagination, and team building and enhances creativity. $180/$150 members for the four-day program. Scholarships are available. Pre-registration is required.

Mac-Haydn Theatre

1925 NY-203, Chatham, N.Y. 518-392-9292, www.machaydntheatre.org

First Week: Thursday 2 and 8 p.m., Friday 8 p.m., Saturday 4 and 8 p.m., Sunday 2 and 7 p.m.

Second Week: Wednesday 2 p.m, Thursday 2 and 8 p.m., Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday 4 and 8 p.m., Sunday 2 and 7 p.m.

Tickets are $33 and $34 for evening performances. Matinee seats $31. Children under 12 accompanied by an adult $14.

May 26-June 5: "My Fair Lady," considered by many to be one of the greatest musicals of all time.

June 9-19: "Nice Work if you Can Get it," an all Gershwin hit musical and rip-roaring comedy.

June 23-July 3: "South Pacific," the Rodgers and Hammerstein epic music about love and racial tension in a time of war.

July 7-24: "Chicago" Kander and Ebb's mega-hit full of jazz, murder and mayhem.

July 28-Aug. 7: "Into the Woods" Fairy tales collide in this musical twist on happily ever after.

Aug. 11-21: "Sister Act," based on the blockbuster movie, this hit will leave you in high spirits as a young woman helps others raise their voice while struggling to find her own.

Aug. 25-Sept. 4: "The Addams Family," Have a spooky time with America's favorite family.

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

14 Castle St., Great Barrington, Mass. www.mahaiwe.org or 413-528-0100.

Sunday, Aug. 21: Branagh Theatre: "Romeo and Juliet" in HD broadcast in high definition on the Mahaiwe screen, 1 p.m. $17.

Mass MoCA

1040 Mass MoCA Way, North Adams, Mass. Call 413-662-2111 or visit massmoca.org

Saturday, July 9: High Mud presents Joe Pera, 8 p.m. Buffalo-born, Brooklyn-based deadpan comedian. $16 students and advance, $22 day of, $28 preferred. Dré Pavilion or Club B10.

Mixed Company Theatre

37 Rossetter St. Great Barrington, Mass. Reservations: 1-800-838-3006, www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2542156

June 18-July 9: "Man's Best Friend" A Dog Park Story. A new one-act play written and directed by Linda Josephs about the fascinating dynamic between dogs and dogs, dogs and humans, and humans and humans. Fridays, Saturdays at 7: 30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. $25.

Oldcastle Theatre Company

Box office: www.oldcastletheatre.org, 331 Main St., Bennington, Vt.

June 3-19: "39 Steps," a long-running Broadway comedy mixes a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, adds a dash of Monty Python to create a fast-paced whodunit. Evening performances: Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Matinees: Thursday and Sunday at 2 p.m. and Sataurday, June 4, at 2 p.m. $12-$37.

July 8-24: "Big River, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," music and lyrics by Roger Miller; book by William Hauptman. Evening performances: Wednesday through Sunday at 7:30 p.m. Matinees: Thursday and Sunday at 2 p.m. $12-$37.

Aug. 5-21: "The City Of Conversation" by Anthony Giardina delves into the ever-changing tapestry of U.S. Government and the people who shape it off the Senate floor. Evening performances: Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Matinees: Thursday and Sunday at 2 p.m. $12-$37.

Sept. 2-18: World premiere, "The Consul, The Tramp & Amerca's Sweetheart" by John Morogiello. Charles Chaplin's film masterpiece, "The Great Dictator" and Germany's attempts to prevent the movie from being made. Evening performances: Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Matinees: Thursday and Sunday at 2 p.m. $12-$37.

Shakespeare & Company

Box Office: 413-637-3353, www.shakespeare.org, 70 Kemble St., Lenox, Mass.

Tina Packer Playhouse

July 1–Aug. 21: "The Merchant of Venice" by William Shakespeare. A visceral display of courtship, prejudice, money and revenge, ending ultimately in a choice between life and death. Evening performances: July 1, 2, 3, 8 and 9 at 7:30 p.m.; July 10 (gala opening) at 4 p.m.; July 14, 15, 16, 22, 23, 26 and 30, Aug. 6, 9, 14, 16, and 20 at 7:30 p.m. Matinees: July 17, 21, 24, 27 and 31, and Aug. 7, 11, 17 and 21 at 2 p.m.

July 23 – Sept. 4: "Or" by Liz Duffy Adams. The bawdy 1660s look a lot like modern day in this playful comedy about one chaotic night in the life of the poet, spy, and first female playwright, Aphra Behn. Evening performances: July 24, 28, 29; Aug. 5, 10, 13, 17, 28, 30; Sept. 4 at 7:30 p.m. Matinees: July 23 and 30, Aug. 6, 14, 18, 24, 27, 31; Sept. 3 at 2 p.m.

Aug. 4 – Sept. 4: "The Two Gentlemen of Verona" by William Shakespeare. Boy meets girl. Boy loves girl. Boy's best friend meets girl and also loves girl. Evening performances: Aug. 4, 7, 11, 12, 18, 19, 24-27, 31; Sept. 1-3 . Matinees: Aug. 5, 13, 20, 28; Sept. 4.

Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre

May 27 – July 30: Regional premiere, "The Taming" by Lauren Gunderson. In a hilarious red state versus blue state comedy, two political opposites spar in a strange hotel room under the watchful eye of a controlling beauty queen. May 27 and 28; June 3, 4, 11, 17, 19, 22, 25, 28 and 30 at 7:30 p.m.; July 6, 9, 12, 20, 21, 23, 26, 27 and 30 at 8:30 p.m. Matinees: May 29; June 5, 10, 12, 18, 26; July 2, 7,10, 13, 15, 16, 24 and 30 at 3 p.m.

June 16 – Aug. 28: New England premiere, "Ugly Lies the Bone" by Lindsey Ferrentino. Newly discharged veteran bearing deep physical and emotional scars from three tours in Afghanistan builds a virtual escape from her pain through an innovative new video game therapy. Evening performances: June 16, 18, 23, 24 and 29 at 7:30 p.m.; July 2, 5, 7, 13, 16, 17, 19 and 31 at 8:30 p.m.; Aug. 2, 6, 9, 19, 21, 24 and 27 at 8:30 p.m. Matinees: June 19 and 25 at 3 p.m.; July 3, 6, 9, 14, 20, 22, 23, 28, 29 30 at 3 p.m.; Aug. 3, 7, 10, 12, 13, 14, 20, 25 and 28 at 3 p.m.

Aug. 3 – 13: Special engagement, "Cry 'Havoc!'" by Stephan Wolfert. Through the lines of Shakespeare's most famous speeches and through his personal experiences, Wolfert explores our societal neurosis of war. Evening performances: Aug. 3, 5, 10, 11 and 13 at 8:30 p.m. Matinees: Aug. 4 and 6 at 3 p.m.

Aug. 18 – Sept. 11: "Sotto Voce" by Nilo Cruz. A passionate, Jewish-Cuban young man seeks out a famous, reclusive novelist who, decades earlier, had lost her love aboard an ill-fated ship of Jewish refugees during World War II. Evening performances: Aug. 18, 20, 23, 25, 26, 30 and 31; Sept. 3, 9 and 10 at 3 p.m. Matinees: Aug. 21 and 27; Sept. 1, 2, 4 and 11 at 3 p.m.

Outdoor stages

July 14 – Aug. 20: "Twelfth Night" by William Shakespeare. A world of illusion, debauchery and mayhem. The Dell at The Mount, 2 Plunkett St., Lenox, Mass. Evening performances: July 14, 19, 26; Aug. 2, 9 and 16 at 6 p.m. Matinees: July 16, 23 and 30, Aug. 6, 13, 20 at 11 a.m.; July 17, 24, 31 and Aug. 7 and 14 at 4:30 p.m.

July 15-Aug. 20: "The Emperor of the Moon" by Aphra Behn. When love strikes, chaos ensues and a coup of astronomic proportions is set. Rose Footprint, 70 Kemble St., Lenox, Mass. Evening performances: July 15, 16, 20, 22, 23, 27, 29 and 30 and Aug. 3, 5, 6, 10, 12, 13, 17, and 20.

Shakespeare 400

Aug. 23: "Henry VI.six," six stories from three parts on two stages in one day. Rose Footprint and Tina Packer Playhouse, Aug. 23, all day. All six stories, $70; individual readings, $20.

Talks and More

Tuesdays, July 19 and 26; Aug. 2, 9, 16: Artistic Insights, insightful, moderated conversations. 5 p.m. Bernstein Artist's Studio 3. Adults $8, students $4.

Wednesdays, July 6-Aug. 31: Guided through Theatre: Backstage Walks. 10:30 a.m. Meet in the Tina Packer Playhouse lobby. Adults $10, students 4. Also Saturdays, July 16 and Aug. 6 and 27.Monday, July 4: Fourth of July Community Celebration. 1:30 to 5 p.m., rain or shine. Reading of Declaration of Independence, 3 p.m. Rose Meadow and Josie's Place. Free.

Aug. 18 and 19: Shakespeare & Young Company, performances by summer apprentices. 5 p.m. Rose Footprint. Adults $15, students $8.

July 15 and 29; Aug. 12 and 26: Riotous Youth's "Riotous Fridays," featuring young actors, aged 7-18, in two-week workshop. 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and noon. Rose Footprint.

Pittsfield Shakespeare in the Park

July 21–Aug. 7: Third annual free outdoor production: Shakespeare's "The Tempest." Thursday–Sunday nights at 8 on the First Street Common, Pittsfield. pittsfieldshakespeare.org

Pythagoras Theatre Works

West Stockbridge Historic 1854 Town Hall, 9 Main St., West Stockbridge, Mass. www.PythagorasTheatre.org

July 25-Aug. 5: One-Act Plays from the Gilded Age

Sandisfield Arts Center

5 Hammertown Raod, Sandisfield, Mass. 413-258-4100, www.sandisfieldartscenter.org

Saturday, June 18: "Our Town" with the Sandisfield players, theater, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., $20 adults, $10 students,

Souther Vermont Arts Center

930 Southern Vermont Arts Center Drive, Manchester, Vermont (802) 367-1314, svac.org

Saturday, Aug. 27: "Beethoven's Wig: A Wigged Out Stage Show." 4 p.m.

Classes

Monday, June 27 - Friday, July 1: "School of Outrageous Shakespeare" summer camp with Gary Meitrott. 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Members: $150, Non-members: $165. Arkell Pavilion at SVAC.

Tuesday, July 5 - Friday, July 8: "Drama Play" summer camp with Cyndi Logan. 1 to 4 p.m. Members: $72, Non-members: $80. Arkell Pavilion at SVAC.

Friday, July 8: "Exploring the Intersections between Art & Dance" workshop with Isadora Snapp, 4 to 6 p.m. Members: $55, Non-members: $60. Arkell Pavilion at SVAC.

Tuesday, July 11 - Friday, July 15: "Drama Play" summer camp with Cyndi Logan, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Members: $90, Non-members: $100. Arkell Pavilion at SVAC.

Shakespeare on Main Street of Vermont

July 22-24: "Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead," by Tom Stoppard. Cleverly re-interpreting Shakespeare's Hamlet from the point of view of two minor characters, the play-within-a-play-within-a-play turns "Hamlet" on its head. July 22, 23 at 7:30 p.m., and July 24 at 2 p.m. Hunter Hall at Maple Street School, Manchester Center, Vt. $18 for adults, and $12 for ages 18 and under. ShakespeareOnMainStreet.org.

Spectrum Playhouse

20 Franklin St., Lee, Mass. 413-394-5023, www.spectrumplayhouse.org

June 3-4: "Saturday Night Liv," hosted by Liv Cummins. A live variety show where almost anything can happen — great singers and songwriters, sketch comedy, musical theater moments — in short, variety. 7:30 p.m. $10 students and seniors/$20 general.

Saturday, June 11: Broadway Cabaret featuring Berkshire County's most talented musical theatre performers, Joe Sicotte and Rachel Fedderly. 7 p.m. $10. Refreshments available.

July 15-22: "Wizard of Oz" Like so many girls her age, little Dorothy Gale of Kansas dreams of what lies over the rainbow. One day a twister hits her farm and carries her away over the rainbow to another world. July 15, 22 at 7 p.m. and July 16, 21 at 2 p.m. $12 Adults/$8 Students and seniors.

The Theatre Barn

654 Route 20/Columbia Pike, New Lebanon, N.Y. (518)-794-8989, tbarn.org

Regular Tickets $27/Sunday Matinée $25

June 24-July 3: "Don't Talk to the Actors," A love song to the theater, laugh-out-loud funny, witty and delightful. June 24, 25, 30 and July 1, 2 at 8 p.m. June 25, July 2 at 4 p.m. and June 26, July 3 at 2 p.m.

July 7- July 24: " Towards Zero," by Agatha Christie. Lady Tressilian, an old and humorless widow, invites several guests into her seaside home of Gull's Point for two weeks at the end of summer. Events become sinister when Lady Tresslian is killed. July 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23 at 8 p.m. July 9, 16, 23 at 4 p.m. and July 10, 17, 24 at 2 p.m.

July 28-Aug. 7: "Forever Plaid." A deliciously fun show chock-full of classic barbershop quartet harmonies and pitch-perfect melodies from the 1950s. July 28, 29, 30 and Aug. 4, 5, 6 at 8 p.m. July 30, Aug. 6 at 4 p.m. and July 31, Aug. 7 at 2 p.m.

Aug. 11- Aug. 21: "Hello Muddah, Hello Faddah!" Hilarious song parodies are woven into a merry musical about the life of Barry Bockman and his beloved, Sarah Jackman. From birth, to summer at Camp Granada, to marriage, to suburbia and the shopping mall, to retirement in Florida, the audience is treated to a zany cast of characters inspired by the Grammy Award-winning song "Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh!" and Sherman's eight albums. Aug. 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20 at 8 p.m. Aug. 13, 20 at 4 p.m. and Aug. 14, 21 at 2 p.m.

Aug. 25- Sept. 4: "The Wedding Singer." He's the life of the party until his own fiancée leaves him at the altar. Based on the hit Adam Sandler movie, the show is composed of '80s pop hits that will leave you singing and dancing in the aisles. Aug. 25, 26, 27 and Sept. 1, 2, 3 at 8 p.m. Aug. 27 and Sept. 3 at 4 p.m. and Aug. 28, Sept. 4 at 2 p.m.

Town Players of Pittsfield

Whitney Center for the Arts, 42 Wendell Ave, Pittsfield (unless otherwise noted). Tickets may be purchased on the web site at www.townplayers.org or 413-443-9279.

Staged readings at the Whitney are $5. Fully staged productions are $15, $12 and $10.

Sunday, May 29: Three short staged readings: "Antigone," written and read by Richard Matturro; "The Seven Deadlies" by Amy Sarah LaMena and "Double D" by Jim Dalglish, both directed by Thomas Suski. 2 p.m.

June 17-26: Fully staged production of "Win/Lose/Draw" by Ara Watson and Mary Gallagher, directed by Melanie Rivers. June 17-19 and 24-26, Friday and Saturday performances at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.

Sunday, July 31: Staged reading of "Jake Revolver — Freelance Secret Agent" by Matthew Konkel, directed by Jerry Greene. 2 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 28: "Wedding Secrets 2, Samantha's Turn," written and directed by Joe Starzyk. 2 p.m.

Walking the dog Theater

July 14-17: "Shakespeare's Supernaturals," a devised show about faeries, witches, magic, and other ordinary mysteries, drawn from the works of William Shakespeare. Directed by Melania Levitsky. July 14, 15 at 7 p.m.; July 16, 17 at 2 p.m. at Hawthorne Valley School Hall, 330 County Route 21C, Ghent, N.Y. Suggested donation: $10 - $25. (518) 392-3399, wtdtheater.org.

WAM Theatre

www.wamtheatre.com.

Sunday, June 19: Fresh Takes Play Reading, "The Oregon Trail." 3 p.m. No. Six Depot Roastery & Café, 6 Depot St. West Stockbridge, Mass. $20.

Monday, June 20: Post-show discussion, "Fresh Takes/Your Take," companion class to reading of "The Oregon Trail." 7 p.m. OLLI at Berkshire Community College, 1350 West St., Pittsfield, Mass. $139 all readings/companion classes; $40 one reading/companion class.

Thursday, July 14: "Stars in the Orchard," benefit cocktail party. 6:30 p.m. Hilltop Orchards, Route 295/508 Canaan Road, Richmond, Mass. $50, cash bar.

Sunday, Aug. 21: Fresh Takes Play Reading, "Samsara," 3 p.m., No. Six Depot Roastery & Café. 6 Depot St. West Stockbridge, Mass. $20.

Monday, Aug. 22: Post-show discussion. Fresh Takes/Your Take, companion class to reading of "Samsara," 7 p.m. OLLI at Berkshire Community College, 1350 West St., Pittsfield, Mass. $40.

Weston Playhouse

12 Park Street in Weston, Vt. 802-824-5288, westonplayhouse.org

Mainstage

June 28-July 16: " Man of La Mancha," based on The Adventures of Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes, this epic musical adventure is the winner of five Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Tuesday-Saturday Evenings at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday Matinees at 2 p.m. Sunday Matinee at 3 p.m.

July 21–July 30: "Round and Round the Garden." Go for a fun-filled romp around the garden in the third play of Alan Ayckbourn's comic trilogy, "The Norman Conquests." See one or all three plays as Weston collaborates with Dorset Theatre Festival and Northern Stage to produce the entire trilogy. Evenings at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. Sunday matinee at 3 p.m.

Aug. 4-Aug. 20: "Mamma Mia!" The Vermont premiere of one of Broadway's long-running sensations. Evenings at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday Matinees at 2 p.m. Sunday Matinee at 3 p.m.

Aug. 25-Sept. 4: "All My Sons" Arthur Miller's break-through production and his first Tony-Award winner, this fiery family drama tackles poignant themes of loyalty, love and moral responsibility. Evenings at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. Sunday matinee at 3 p.m.

Weston Rod & Gun Club

June 23 – July 10: " Schoolhouse Rock Live!" The Emmy Award-winning cartoon series that taught children history, grammar, math, science, and politics through clever, tuneful songs is instructing a whole new generation to "Do The Circulations" on Weston's OtherStages this summer. Tuesday-Thursday matinees at 1 p.m. Friday and Saturday matinees at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday matinee at 3 p.m.

July 14 – July 31: "Forever" Pulitzer finalist Dael Orlandersmith, seen in her one-woman tour de force, "Stoop Stories," on Weston's OtherStages in 2014, returns with a celebrated and provocative new work. In this uplifting exploration of the family we are born into and the family we choose, Orlandersmith travels to the famed Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris where, by the graves of legendary artists such as Marcel Proust, Oscar Wilde and Jim Morrison, she finds unexpected grace in a gripping tale of the legacy a daughter inherits from her mother. Evenings at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday matinees at 2 p.m. Sunday matinee at 3 p.m.

Aug. 11- Sept. 4: "Murder for Two/" Classic musical comedy meets madcap murder mystery in this theatrical whodunit featuring two actors playing 13 roles and two pianos. Evenings at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Saturday Matinees at 2 p.m. Sunday Matinee at 3 p.m.

Williamstown Theatre Festival

Box Office: For advance ticket sales (before June 1) visit www.wtfestival.org and submit a ticket order. After 10 a.m. June 1, visit www.wtfestival.org, or call 413-597-3400 or go to the box office at '62 Center for Theatre and Dance on the Williams College Campus, 1000 Main St. Williamstown, Mass.

Main Stage

June 28-July 17: "The Rose Tattoo" by Tennessee Williams. With Christopher Abbott, Katie Lee Hill, Lindsay Mendez, Darren Pettie, Portia, Will Pullen, Constance Shulman, Marisa Tomei. Obie Award-winner Cullman directs Academy Award-winner Tomei in this new production of Williams' intoxicating comedy. Previews, June 28, 29 at 7:30 p.m. and June 30 at 2 p.m. Festival LAWNch June 30 at 8 p.m. Evening performances July 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16 at 8 p.m. Weeknight performances July 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14 at 7: 30 p.m. Daytime performances July 2, 9, 16 at 3:30 p.m. and July 3, 7, 10, 14, 17 at 2 p.m. $68

July 20-31: "Romance Novels For Dummies," by Boo Killebrew. With Justin Long, Connie Ray, Andrew Weems. Sisters Liz and Bernie couldn't be more different: Liz is a good, Southern stay-at-home mom; Bernie is a flailing actress smoking and swearing her way through New York City. But when Liz is suddenly widowed, she and her young daughter move in with Bernie to start again. Comedy. Preview July 20, 7: 30 p.m. Celebration July 21, 7:30 p.m. Evening performances July 22, 23, 29, 30 at 8 p.m. Weeknight performances July 26, 27, 28 at 7:30 p.m. Daytime performances July 23, 30 at 3:30 p.m. and July 24, 28, 31 at 2 p.m. $68

Aug. 3-21: "An American Daughter," by Wendy Wasserstein. With Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Grace Gummer, Roe Hartrampf, Stephen Kunken, Darren Pettie, Will Pullen, Deborah Rush, Kate Walsh. When the President of the United States nominates Dr. Lyssa Dent Hughes (Walsh) to the position of Surgeon General, the excavation of her past triggers a scandal that threatens her confirmation. Preview Aug. 3, 7:30 p.m. Celebration Aug. 4, 7:30 p.m. Evening performances Aug. 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20 at 8:30 p.m. and Aug. 7 at 7 p.m. Weeknight performances Aug. 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18 at 7: 30 p.m. Daytime performances Aug. 6, 13, 20 at 3: 30 p.m. and Aug. 7, 11, 14, 18, 21 at 2 p.m. $68

Monday, Aug. 8: Inside Joke with Ophira Eisenberg. Known for her unique ability to seamlessly blend sharp standup with powerful storytelling, Ophira's new show talks about her hesitant entry into new parenthood. 7:30 p.m. $110 Premium Orchestra, $65 Orchestra, $45 Rear Orchestra/Balconies

Nikos stage

June 29-July 10: "Cost of Living," by Martyna Majok. With Rebecca Naomi Jones, Gregg Mozgala, Wendell Pierce. Four very different people, in four very different circumstances, each trying to get by. Previews June 29 at 7:30 p.m. and June 30 at 2 p.m. Festival LAWNch June 30 at 8 p.m. Evening performances July 1, 2, 8, 9 at 8 p.m. and July 3 at 7 p.m. Weeknight performances July 5, 6, 7 at 7:30 p.m. Daytime performances July 2, 9 at 3:30 p.m. and July 3, 7, 10 at 2 p.m. $58

July 13-23: "The Chinese Room," by Michael West. With Carson Elrod, Sue Jean Kim, Brían F. O'Byrne, Laila Robins. A visionary in the field of artificial intelligence, Frank (Brían F. O'Byrne) has built a humandroid to preserve his wife Lily's (Laila Robins) memory — because she is losing hers. Preview July 13 at 7:30 p.m. Celebration July 14 at 7:30 p.m. Evening performances July 15, 16, 22, 23 at 8 p.m. and July 17 at 7 p.m. Weeknight performances July 19, 20, 21 at 7:30 p.m. Daytime performances July 16, 23 at 3:30 p.m. and July 17, 20, 21 at 2 p.m. $58

July 27-Aug. 7: "Post Boy." Music and lyrics by Craig Carnelia, book by Joe Tracz. With Jerry Dixon, Katie Lee Hill, Jose Llana, Stephen Wallem, Noah Zachary. World premiere. Inspired by actual events surrounding the 2010 suicide of Tyler Clementi, a college student who brought national attention to cyber-bullying. Previews July 27, 28 at 7:30 p.m. and July 29, 8 p.m., July 30, 3:30 p.m. Celebration July 30 at 8 p.m. Evening performances July 31 at 7 p.m. and Aug. 5, 6 at 8 p.m. Weeknight performances Aug. 2, 3, 4 at 7:30 p.m. Weekday performances July 31, Aug. 4, 7 at 2 p.m. and Aug. 6 at 3:30 p.m. $63

Aug. 10-21: "And No More Shall We Part," by Tom Holloway. With Jane Kaczmarek, Alfred Molina. American premiere. When Pam (Kaczmarek) becomes terminally ill, she and her husband Don (Molina) must face the most difficult decision yet in their long and loving marriage. Preview Aug. 10, 7:30 p.m. Celebration Aug. 11, 7:30 p.m. Evening performances Aug. 12, 13, 19, 20 at 8 p.m. and Aug. 14, 7 p.m. Weeknight performances Aug. 16, 17, 18 at 7:30 p.m. Daytime performances Aug. 13, 20 at 3:30 p.m. and Aug. 14, 18, 21 at 2 p.m. $58

Greylock works

July 14-17: "Orpheus in the Berkshires," a world premiere production made by and for the Berkshires! Born of the belief that theatre is central to understanding, building and maintaining community, this initiative invites the residents to be a part of the Festival's creative process — not just as audience members, but on stage. July 14, 15, and 16 at 7:30 p.m., July 17 at 5 p.m. Free for all ages.

The Log

Thursday, July 7: Ménage À Deux with Tom Fontana and Susie Essman. Time to be announced. Long-time Festival favorites come together to portray two of France's literary greats. $45

July 17-18: The Skivvies. Lauren Molina and Nick Cearley return with their mashups of pop songs and show tunes, all while performing in their underwear. July 17 & 18 at 7:30 p.m. $60

Sunday, Aug. 7: Jill Kargman: Meta Metal. Part culture vulture, part best-selling novelist, part television creator (Bravo's "Odd Mom Out"), Kargman teams up with director Trip Cullman, for a smokin' hot evening of metal-lite tunes and comedy. 7:30 p.m. $60

Goodrich Hall

July 24-25: "The Rise and Fall of Marcus Monroe." A hysterical and heartfelt performance portraying one man's pursuit of fame as the world's most notorious juggler. 7:30 p.m. $30

Aug. 3-7: "Baby Wants Candy: The Improvised Musical" A roller-coaster ride of spontaneously choreographed dance numbers, rhyming verses and witty, jaw-dropping comedy. Aug. 3 – 6 at 8 p.m., Aug. 6, 7 at 2 p.m. $30

Location TBD

July 8-Aug. 19: Fridays@3. Free readings of new plays. July 8: "Actually I didn't" by Anna Ziegler, directed by Daniella Topol. July 15: "Where Storms Are Born" by 2016 Playwright-in-Residence Harrison David Rivers, directed by Liesl Tommy. July 22: To be announced. July 29: "Hannah and The Dread Gazebo" The 2016 L. Arnold Weissberger New Play Award Winner by Jiehae Park. Aug. 5: "Huzzah!" with book, music and lyrics by Nell Benjamin and Laurence O'Keefe, directed by Marc Bruni. Aug. 19: "Cutie & Bear" by Bekah Brunstetter, directed by Evan Cabnet. Free, but reservations required.


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