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    Benefactors' 'Julius Caesar': Politics of differing kinds (Review)

    07/23/2014 04:23 PM EDT

    STOCKBRIDGE - Four people - two couples - come a long way over a period of 20 years in Michael Frayn's elegant, richly layered play, "Benefactors," which is being given a thoughtful, admirably acted and directed production at Berkshire Theatre Group's Unicorn Theatre. Full Story

    What's playing on Berkshires' stages
    07/23/2014 04:26 PM EDT - A digest of what's playing at theaters in and around the Berkshires based upon reviews by Berkshire Eagle theater critic Jeffrey Borak. Full Story

    Williamstown Theatre Festival's 'Living on Love': Comedy's bones rise on Main Stage (Review)
    07/23/2014 07:04 AM EDT - WILLIAMSTOWN -- In approaching "Peccadillo," a 1985 comedy by the late Garson Kanin, playwright Joe Di Pietro has taken the bones of a play that Kanin had only just "started and never had a chance to really make . Full Story

    Stages
    07/21/2014 10:51 AM EDT - A digest of what’s playing at theaters in and around the Berkshires based upon reviews by Berkshire Eagle theater critic Jeffrey Borak. Full Story

    Lauren R. Stevens Thoreau’s glimpse of heaven
    07/21/2014 10:45 AM EDT - WILLIAMSTOWN One hundred-seventy years ago this month, Henry David Thoreau climbed Mount Greylock, as reenacted for the 20th time (plus or minus) last Saturday. Full Story

    The Theater Barn: ‘Black Coffee’ A tepid brew
    07/19/2014 01:24 PM EDT - By Jeffrey Borak Berkshire Eagle Staff NEW LEBANON, N.Y. -- Agatha Christie wrote "Black Coffee" directly for the stage in 1930. Full Story

    Review: Williamstown Theatre Festival's 'A Great Wilderness'
    07/16/2014 05:03 PM EDT -

    WILLIAMSTOWN -- Redemption and forgiveness figure prominently in Samuel D. Hunter's "A Great Wilderness" at Williamstown Theatre Festival's Nikos Stage. Full Story

    Chester Theatre Company: When closure is in short supply
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    CHESTER -- Redemption -- when and if it comes at all -- comes when you least expect it.  Full Story

    Stages
    07/15/2014 09:24 AM EDT - A digest of what’s playing at theaters in and around the Berkshires based upon reviews by Berkshire Eagle theater critic Jeffrey Borak. Full Story

    Stages
    07/14/2014 11:59 AM EDT - A digest of what’s playing at theaters in and around the Berkshires based upon reviews by Berkshire Eagle theater critic Jeffrey Borak. Full Story

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    Officials release sketch in peacock shooting death

    RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. (AP) — Officials have released a sketch of a man suspected of shooting and killing a peacock from his Mercedes-Benz earlier this month in Southern California. Full Story
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    Musician Nas finds his family tree in PBS series

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — When Nas became the first rapper invited to trace his family tree through the PBS series "Finding Your Roots," he welcomed the opportunity. Full Story