(scott barrow — barrington stage company)
Illusions are deceiving in new musical at Barrington Stage

05/28/2016 12:02 PM EDT
PITTSFIELD >> Late in the fitful, ultimately unsatisfying, new musical, "Presto Change-O," which is having its world premiere at Barrington Stage Company's St. 
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Illusions are deceiving in new musical at Barrington Stage
05/27/2016 07:33 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> Late in the uneven, ultimately unsatisfying, new musical, "Presto Change-O," which is having its world premiere at Barrington Stage Company's St. Full Story

Curtain rises this weekend on Shakespeare & Company's 39th season
05/27/2016 03:44 PM EDT - LENOX >> A wall in the office shared by Shakespeare & Company's interim co-artistic directors, Ariel Bock and Jonathan Croy, is covered with Post-It notes — plays, projects, special programs and events suggested or proposed by members of the company — enough to make up two, even three seasons. Full Story

Actor Joe Morton turned loose on stage as Dick Gregory
05/24/2016 10:12 AM EDT - NEW YORK >> Emmy winner Joe Morton, known for his dramas, is taking a walk on the funny side. Full Story

Staged reading of three short plays planned by Town Players of Pittsfield
05/24/2016 10:12 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> Town Players of Pittsfield will present staged readings of three short plays, 2 p. Full Story

New musical at Barrington Stage creates magic out of thin air
05/19/2016 02:35 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> Director Marc Bruni knows what it means to be a magician, an illusionist. Full Story

Donna McKechnie kicks off BSC's Mr. Finn's Cabaret season
05/18/2016 11:11 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — Tony Award-winning actress-dancer-singer Donna MacKecknie kicks off Barrington Stage Company's Mr, Finn's Cabaret 2016 series Sunday and Monday with "Same Place: Another Time. Full Story

Unexpected find at Shakespeare dig in London
05/17/2016 11:41 AM EDT - LONDON >> London's relentless building boom has dug up another chunk of the city's history — one with a surprise for scholars of Shakespearean theater. Full Story

Merkerson, O'Connell co-starring in free WTF play reading at the Clark
05/13/2016 02:29 PM EDT - WILLIAMSTOWN >> Williamstown Theatre Festival will present a free reading of Jen Silverman's "The Roommate" with S. Full Story

Galvanizing event delivers potent messages on stage in "The Ballad of Trayvon Martin"
05/13/2016 02:29 PM EDT - PHILADELPHIA >> Trayvon Martin has often been in the thoughts of playwright and activist Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj in the four years since the 17-year-old unarmed black boy was shot and killed after a confrontation with neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman. Full Story

Mendes bows out of Bond films, hopes for new direction

Sam Mendes is finished with James Bond. The acclaimed British director of "Skyfall" and "Spectre" said Saturday he will not direct the next installment in the popular spy series.