Here’s the July lineup for the Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, just minutes from Brook Farm Inn in Lenox. You can see our list of recommended Pittsfield restaurants as well, at http://brookfarm.com/the-berkshires/dining-restaurants/
Marc Salem’s: Mind Games
Friday 7/16/10 8pm
All Tickets: $35
Mind Games is a captivating excursion into the power and possibilities of the human mind. Using psychological techniques, a sharp eye, a quick wit and 20 years of training, Marc Salem engages the audience in a series of mesmerizing and mystifying mind games. Through the course of these interactive exercises, Salem unlocks the minds of audience members and encourages them to figure out how he does it.
The Chinese Golden Dragon Acrobats
Sponsored by Greylock Federal Credit Union
Saturday 7/17/10 8pm
A: $35 B: $25
The Golden Dragon Acrobats have become the world’s leading Chinese acrobatic troupe, performing more than any other company. World-renowned impresario Danny Chang and choreographer Angela Chang combine award-winning acrobatics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, ancient and contemporary music and theatrical techniques to present a show of breathtaking skill and spellbinding beauty.
Maureen McGovern: A Long and Winding Road: The Concert
Jeffrey Harris: Piano
Friday 7/23/10 8pm
A: $50 B: $35
This eclectic concert is an entertaining and introspective look at the songs that inspired Maureen McGovern before her Academy Award-winning hit “The Morning After.” Her repertoire includes selections of iconoclastic singer-songwriter material including “The Circle Game,” “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow?” “The Moon’s A Harsh Mistress,” “Imagine,” “Fire and Rain” and many others.
Ricky Nelson Remembered starring Matthew & Gunnar Nelson and The Stone Canyon Band
Friday 7/30/10 8pm
A: $50 B: $35
Nearly 25 years ago, Ricky Nelson, one of the most cherished and beloved artists of all time, lost his life in a plane crash. Now Nelson’s sons and band pay tribute to him in a multi-media rock n’ roll concert featuring Nelson’s biggest hits including “Garden Party,” “Travelin’ Man,” “Hello Mary Lou,” “Poor Little Fool,” “Lonesome Town,” “I’m Walkin’,” “Fools Rush In,” “It’s Late,” “Young World,” “Believe What You Say,” “Stood Up” and more.
If You Ever Leave Me…I’m Going with You! with Renee Taylor & Joe Bologna
Saturday 7/31/10 8pm
A: $45 B: $25
Emmy Award-winning and Oscar-nominated husband and wife team Renee Taylor and Joe Bologna star in this hysterically funny comedy which celebrates their acting-writing partnership and three-decade love affair. Taylor is well known for portraying Fran Drescher’s Mother, Sylvia Fine on the CBS sitcom The Nanny. Bologna’s many film credits include My Favorite Year, Blame it on Rio and Big Daddy, where he played Adam Sandler’s father.