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Mary Mott pours from her heart in "Butter to the Edges"
10/28/2016 05:35 AM EDT
PITTSFIELD — Humorist and former advertising executive Mary Mott contemplated celebrating her birthday of a certain age by running away to some "God-forsaken country and just wait(ing) it out. Full Story
New research shows that William Shakespeare collaborated with others
10/27/2016 06:18 AM EDT - LONDON — The Bard was not a solo act. Oxford University Press' new edition of William Shakespeare's works will credit Christopher Marlowe as co-author of the three Henry VI plays, underscoring that the playwright collaborated with others on some of his most famous works. Full Story
Three theater pros raise the bar for "The Government Inspector" at Bard College at Simon's Rock
10/27/2016 06:21 AM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON — Resplendent in rich brocades and satiny silks, young actors from Bard College at Simon's Rock stride across an oddly flat and angular set as pink as cotton candy, in sharp contrast to the precise period costumes. Full Story
"Season by Season," four new one-act plays by Joan Ackermann, opens at Mixed Company
10/21/2016 04:34 PM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON >> It's no accident, I think, that "Season by Season," Joan Ackermann's insightful collection of four one-act plays each set in the Berkshires, begins with "Invasives," the spring play. Full Story
Truth is hard to find in Town Players' effortful production of Jon Robin Baitz' "Other Desert Cities"
10/20/2016 06:18 AM EDT - PITTSFIELD — On the surface, Polly and Lyman Wyeth — the pivotal characters in Jon Robin Baitz' "Other Desert Cities," which opened over the weekend in an effortful Town Players of Pittsfield production at the Whitney Center for the Arts — would appear to be living a life of graceful affluence and entitlement in their home in Palm Springs, Calif. Full Story
"Peter and the Starcatcher" spreads its Starstuff all around Hubbard Hall
10/20/2016 06:19 AM EDT - CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. — Peter Pan origin stories have become somewhat commonplace over the past few years. Full Story
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Taylor Swift and Tom Hiddleston split up
Taylor Swift decides Tom Hiddleston isn’t the one after all and hands him his walking papers.