“Best of Enemies” — True Story of Civil Rights Activist & Klan Leader

This is Berkshires theater at its best. Guests of Brook Farm Inn, Lenox Massachusetts  B&B,  are recommending this play!  Link to Barrington Stage Co. from  http://brookfarm.com/the-berkshires/arts-entertainment/

The Best of Enemies
By Mark St. Germain
Inspired by The Best of Enemies by Osha Gray Davidson
Directed by Julianne Boyd

July 21, 2011 – August 6, 2011

A friendship that defied all odds.

A World Premiere play from the author of Freud’s Last Session. Based on a true story.

Durham, North Carolina, 1971. C.P. Ellis, Exalted Cyclops of the Ku Klux Klan, is pitted against African-American Civil Rights worker Ann Atwater in a fight over desegregation in the schools. An explosive, moving new drama from the playwright of the acclaimed Freud’s Last Session.

“One of the most moving love stories I’ve ever come across… in a time of bleakness, it sounds a note of hope.” – Studs Terkel

Performance Schedule:
Tuesday/Wednesday 7pm
Thursday-Saturday 8pm
Sunday 5pm
Select Wednesday/Friday matinees 2pm

Tickets: $15-$58

BSC Mainstage
30 Union Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201

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