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    A new play abiut EdgarAllan Poe in Stockbridge

    New play explores final hours of Edgar Allan Poe
    10/24/2014 01:06 PM EDT
    STOCKBRIDGE >> The setting for Eric Hill's enigmatic new play, "Poe," at Berkshire Theatre Group's Unicorn Theatre, is the basement tavern room of Gunners' Hall in the Fells Point District of Baltimore, near the harbor. 
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    Young actors have at it at Shakespeare & Company
    10/24/2014 01:04 PM EDT - LENOX >> Seeing is not necessarily believing — in more ways than one, as it turns out — in Steven Dietz' "Private Eyes," a too-clever-for-its-own-good play that is being given a fitful, at best, production in Shakespeare & Company's Elayne P. Full Story

    Barrington Stage's 'On the Town' a hit on Broadway
    10/20/2014 07:36 PM EDT - NEW YORK >> The webs have been swept away, the comic book villains are long gone and even the name of the theater has changed. Full Story

    Proctors Theatre: 'Newsies' is fun for all
    10/15/2014 12:11 AM EDT - SCHENECTADY, N.Y. -- "Newsies" is starting its first national tour at Proctors Theatre and it appears the Disney company has another cash cow on its hands. Full Story

    Oldcastle Theatre Company: ‘Cat’ on a tepid roof
    10/11/2014 12:11 AM EDT - BENNINGTON, Vt. -- She’s known as Maggie the Cat but in Oldcastle Theatre Company’s clumsy, oddly crafted production of Tennessee Williams’ lacerating drama, "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," she is, as played by Renata Eastlick, more bulldog than cat. Full Story

    BSC: 'An Enemy of the People' Miller drama speaks out
    10/08/2014 12:11 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD -- The setting for Arthur Miller’s 1950 adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s 1882 drama "An Enemy of the People" -- which is being given a crisp, compelling and uniformly well-acted production at Barrington Stage Company -- is Kirsten, a small southern coastal town in Norway whose economic hopes are pinned on a healing spring due to open shortly. Full Story

    BSC: ‘An Enemy of the People’ Miller drama speaks out
    10/07/2014 03:35 PM EDT - By Jeffrey Borak Berkshire Eagle Staff PITTSFIELD -- The setting for Arthur Miller’s 1950 adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s 1882 drama "An Enemy of the People" -- which is being given a crisp, compelling and uniformly well-acted production at Barrington Stage Company -- is Kirsten, a small southern coastal town in Norway whose economic hopes are pinned on a healing spring due to Full Story

    Capital Repertory Theatre: 'Other Desert Cities' a tale of classic, troubled family matters
    09/26/2014 12:07 PM EDT - ALBANY, N.Y. -- It's almost impossible to find a contemporary American play that doesn't revolve around family. Full Story

    Stages
    09/24/2014 10:58 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

    Barrington Stage Company: ‘Character Man' Regards to Broadway
    09/23/2014 12:36 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD -- Jim Brochu packs a great deal into "Character Man" at Barrington Stage Company's St. Germain Stage.  Full Story

    Man fighting charges for painting Main Street

    BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man will hire an attorney and fight a criminal mischief charge for painting the speed limit on a stretch of Main Street. Full Story
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    Rowling writes backstory of Potter character

    NEW YORK (AP) — Harry Potter fans can look forward to a Halloween treat, with some tricks, from J. Full Story
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    'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo' canceled

    TLC axes show after evidence surfaces that star Mama June had resumed a romance with a convicted child molester.