GREAT BARRINGTON — After a long hiatus, Mixed Company is back in action with the opening Thursday of "Season By Season," four new one-act plays by Joan Ackermann, all set in the Berkshires.

The production is scheduled to run through Oct. 30 with performances at 8 p.m. Thursday through Sunday, with the exceptions of this Sunday and Oct. 16 when performances will be at 3 p.m.

Mixed Company is at 37 Rossetter St.

Ackermann is directing a cast whose members cast include Jason Asprey, Rilke Borge, Barby Cardillo, Deann Halper, Mae Hedges, Levi Joseph, Ryan Marchione, Daniel Osman, Gray Simons, Caitlin Teeley and Julie Webster.

Each act in "Season By Season" is set in a different season in the Berkshires, exploring, among other themes, the relationships between people and their natural surroundings. Ackermann describes the plays as "a journey through the shared landscapes of our experiences here in the Berkshires.

Ticket information is available online at; or by phone at 1-800-838-3006 and say either "Mixed Company" or "Season By Season." Limited tickets are held at the theater and can be reserved by calling 413-528-2320.