4 things not to miss this week, Nov. 10 - 16
BCC PLAYERS PRESENT COMEDY
The BCC Players will present "Bedroom Farce," a comedy in two acts by Alan Ayckbourn, at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $15 general admission and $10 for BCC faculty, staff, students and alumni, as well as for senior citizens.
Tickets can be reserved by calling 413-236-2100 or by visiting Brown Paper Tickets: bedroomfarceberkshirecc.brownpapertickets.com. Tickets can also be purchased at the door beginning one hour before each performance. BCC is at 1350 West St., Pittsfield.
FESTIVAL OF TREES PREVIEW PARTY
Join your friends and neighbors at The Berkshire Museum to kick off "Festival of Trees 2019: Heroes" at the Festival of Trees Preview Party from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday. Enjoy appetizers and beverages and mingle with everyday heroes as you explore more than 100 dazzling holiday displays. Everyone is encouraged to incorporate their own hero into their outfit for the evening — from a firefighter's patch or your mother's favorite necklace to a suffragist's sash or a stylish superhero cape. For more information, visit berkshiremuseum.org/heroparty. All ages are welcome to attend. Tickets are $50 adult, $25 child; museum members: $30 adult, $15 child; children 3 and younger, free. To reserve tickets, call 413.443.7171, ext. 319, or visit https://1646.blackbaudhosting.com/1646/Festival-of-Trees-2019-Preview-Party. The museum is at 39 South St., Pittsfield.
RUSSIAN BALLET THEATRE'S 'SWAN LAKE'
Those faithful to the tradition of "Swan Lake," must see Russian Ballet Theatre's new production of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's timeless classic at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the The Colonial Theatre 111 South St., Pittsfield. Choreographer Nadezhda Kalinina (Mariinsky Theatre, Teatro Lirico, Omsk State Music Theatre) retouches the oldest St. Petersburg version of the ballet and adds her vision and something more that will leave the audience flushed with emotion. In addition to new choreography, the production features new hand-painted sets and 150 new hand-sewn costumes. Tickets: Orchestra, $75; mezzanine, $70; gallery, $65; available at berkshiretheatregroup.org/book/?event_id=45402 or at the box office. $1 from every ticket sold will support local public school teachers and their classroom projects through DonorsChoose.org.
OPEN STUDIOS AT MASS MOCA
After taking a few months off, Open Studios, hosted by Assets for Artists, resumes with all new artists-in-residence at the Studios at Mass MoCA. Visit the museum until close and then come over to Building 34 and Building 13 for drinks, snacks and great conversation. Open Studios will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday in on the second floor of Building 13 and at Building 34, adjacent to A-OK BBQ. Admission is free. Mass MoCA is at 1040 Mass MoCA Way, North Adams.
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