Complex questions that roil the treacherous undertow in David Mamet’s new play, “The Christopher Boy’s Communion,” which began its East Coast premiere over the weekend in a curiously remote, withholding production by Great Barrington Public Theater at Bard College of Simon’s Rock’s Daniel Ar…
“Pippin,” which is being presented at Mac-Haydn Theatre in a production that is generally robust and spirited enough to offset its shortcomings.
Playwright Jessica Provenz is hopeful that her new play, “Boca,” at Barrington Stage, will be just the bubbly tonic for a troubled time.
The Berkshire Theatre Group will welcome audiences back into the Colonial Theatre this fall with beginning with the Berkshire Blues & Brews Fest in October. The theater group also will continue welcoming patrons inside the Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge this fall for a production of "Shi…
“Everyone Is a Hero: A Comic and Cartoon Art Tribute to Our Local Heroes," a new Berkshire Art Association exhibit opening at The Lichtenstein Center for the Arts, 3 to 6 p.m., Saturday Aug. 7, features the work of popular Marvel, DC and "Simpsons" comic artists.
STOCKBRIDGE — On the walls of the Berkshire Botanical Garden’s Leonhardt Galleries, bouquets of pink and white peonies and roses fill glass and porcelain vases. Some are in full bloom; others are fading fast.
What is the value of friendship, of art, of money? How much would you pay for a white painting? That's the premise of "Art," the latest offering in Shakespeare and Company's Roman Garden Theatre.
GREAT BARRINGTON — There’s a lot going on in “The Christopher Boy’s Communion,” a new play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet (“Glengarry Glen Ross,” “Oleanna,” “Race,” “American Buffalo,” “Speed-the-Plow”).
Berkshire Eagle Theater Critic Jeffrey Borak reviews "Mr. Fullerton," Great Barrington Public Theater's production that takes a closer look at Edith Wharton's midlife affair with Morton Fullerton.
Twenty performing arts, museums and related organizations doing business or based in Berkshire County received $19.3 million from the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Here's what's playing — May 14-21 — at in-person and virtual cinemas in the Berkshires and environs. New movies this week include "Those Who Wish Me Dead," "Spiral: Saw," "Profile," "Los Hermanos," and "There Is No Evil."
If you didn't have the opportunity to try chef Daniel Boulud's acclaimed French-inspired cuisine at Café Boulud last summer, don't fret. You'll have plenty of opportunities to try it this summer and beyond. You can also now access Blantyre's many amenities, including a new Dom Pérignon Salon.
Berkshire Theatre Group is lining up more live, in-person events this summer, announcing the addition of two concert series: Broadway Favorites and the return of Bobbie’s Summer Series.
Take a walk through Bernay Fine Art gallery's newest exhibit "Mixing It Up," featuring mixed media works by artists Morgan Bulkeley, Connie Goeltz Schmitt, Dee Shapiro, Amelia Toelke, Shira Toren and Michael Zelehoski.
“We have the most perfect space for outdoor performances …,” Jacob’s Pillow Executive and Artistic Director Pamela Tatge said by phone.
I think fresh corn on the cob is one of the most eagerly awaited treats from our local farms. There’s always an effort to make sure that the corn has been picked most recently, most locally, with minimal time from field to table before the sweetness turns starchy. My husband likes corn so mu…
Hot honey is sweet with a spicy backbite that is incredibly pleasant when paired with something rich, like the mellow, deep flavor of roasted squash or carrots or a nice creamy cheese. Francesca Olsen shares how to make your own.
Rain has kept many of columnist Maggy Button's friends away, but she's always prepared for good weather and friends by the pool.
Elizabeth Baer loves beets! She hopes you do too. If not, she believes trying these recipes could bring you over to the beet-loving side.
A recent visit to Hancock Shaker Village inspired Features Editor Jennifer Huberdeau to make this 'famous' Shaker Chicken Fricassee, once made by the Hancock Shakers.
Looking for any easy side dish to take on your next Tanglewood picnic? Food columnist Elizabeth Baer says roasted carrots with yogurt is the perfect picnic side dish, especially because it can be served warm or cold.
From 1877 to 1911, Supreme Court Justice John Marshall Harlan was a lonely voice on the nation’s highest court arguing for disenfranchised African Americans and the economically disadvantaged. His victories came posthumously through the impact on future courts of his fiery and courageous dissents. Politico's Peter S. Canellos, a part-time Great Barrington resident, chronicles Harlan's high court career in his new book, “The Great Dissenter: The Story of John Marshall Harlan, America’s Judicial Hero.”
NEW YORK (AP) — Mena Suvari wants to explain her reasoning for writing about Kevin Spacey on the set of their 1999 film “American Beauty" in her new book “The Great Peace" (Hachette).
Recently, Robert McMaster, of Williamsburg, a retired biology professor at Holyoke Community College published "All the Light Here Comes from Above: The Life and Legacy of Edward Hitchcock," a biography that traces Hitchcock's rise from poverty in Deerfield, where he was born in 1793, through the end of his life, much of which was spent trying to reconcile his faith with science.
GREAT BARRINGTON — Dan Tawczynski, a farmer since 1950, a published book author as of June 1, wants to talk about the green mist.
MONTEREY — New York Times best-selling author and Berkshires resident Simon Winchester will discuss his new book, "Land: How the Hunger for Ownership Shaped the Modern World," in person at The Bidwell House Museum on Saturday, June 19.
From 1870 to 1911, the Standard Oil Company and Trust controlled almost all oil production, processing, marketing, and transportation in the country. Through mergers, purchases and lucrative trust agreements, John D. Rockefeller built an industrial empire that made him and his associates ast…