Barrington Stage sets lineup for 2020 10X10 Festival

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PITTSFIELD — Barrington Stage Company's 2020 10X10 New Play Festival is set for Feb. 13 through March 8 at BSC's St. Germain Stage in the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center, 36 Linden St. Press opening is Feb. 16.

Performances are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with matinees at 3 Saturday and Sunday.

The ninth annual festival of new 10-minute plays is part of Pittsfield's 10X10 Upstreet Arts Festival featuring music, theater, dance, film, visual art, spoken word, and comedy.

Directors for the 10X10 New Play Festival are BSC artistic director Julianne Boyd and, returning for his fourth year, Matthew Penn (BSC's "Typhoid Mary"). An Emmy-nominated director ("Law & Order"), Penn is a co-artistic director of the Berkshire Playwrights Lab in Great Barrington. He directed the recent Off-Broadway production of Jane Anderson's "Mother of the Maid" starring Glenn Close.

Casting for the "Tens" will be announced at a later date.

Tickets are now on sale. Complete information is available through the Barrington Stage box office at 413-236-8888 or online at

Complete information about 10X10 Upstreet Festival is available at 10X10 Upstreet on Facebook; online at; or by phone through the City of Pittsfield's Office of Cultural Development at 413-499-9348.



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