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Williamstown Theatre Festival 2013

March 16th, 2013 by philhalpern

MAIN STAGE June 26 – July 14, 2013 ANIMAL CRACKERS Book by George S. Kaufman & Morrie Ryskind Music and Lyrics by Bert Kalmar & Harry Ruby Adapted and Directed by Henry Wishcamper Hooray for Captain Spaulding!  The intrepid African explorer, inveterate womanizer, and interminable jokester hobnobs with high society as the guest of honor […]

Robert Jacob former owner of Brook Farm Inn

March 13th, 2013 by philhalpern

  We are sad to hear of the passing away of our friend Bob Jacob.  Bob and his wife Betty are former owners of Brook Farm Inn.  Bob and Betty came by the inn about a year after we bought the inn and introduced themselves.  Pictured above Bob is reading some of his poetry at […]

Lettice and Lovage — See It in the Berkshires in March

March 7th, 2013 by philhalpern

Enlarge! Enliven! Enlighten!  As docent at Fustian Hall, “the dullest house in England,” Lettice Duffet employs the “3 E’s” to give visitors the memorable tour they deserve.  But when fiction and fact collide, heads will roll! This uproarious play was written by Peter Shaffer, with Dame Maggie Smith originally playing the title role.  You can […]

Berkshire Festival of Women Writers — the Entire Month of March!

February 23rd, 2013 by philhalpern

Women writers of all ages and from many different walks of life will be featured in the Third Annual Berkshire Festival of Women Writers, which will take place throughout the month of March, Women’s History Month, at venues all over Berkshire County. One special event will be a screening of the new documentary film SWEET DREAMS, about […]

Shakespeare & Company Announces 2013 Summer Season

February 12th, 2013 by philhalpern

June 22 though September 1 Shakespeare’s hilarious battle of wits, Love’s Labour’s Lost,directed by Lisa Wolpe, featuring Mark Bedard and Jonathan Croy   July 5 through July 21 The History Cycle begins with a limited run of Richard II, directed by Timothy Douglas,featuring three-time OBIE Award winner Rocco Sisto and Tom O’Keefe July 26 through August […]

Two new popular artist performances just announced at Tanglewood!

February 8th, 2013 by philhalpern

An Evening with Steve Miller Band Monday, July 29, 7pm, Shed One of rock music’s all-time greats, the Steve Miller Band has sold more than 30 million records in a career spanning more than 40 years. In the mid-1970s the Steve Miller Band broke through to worldwide success as an arena rock attraction with a […]

Tanglewood Ticket Sales Start Sunday

January 26th, 2013 by philhalpern

Starting at 10:00AM tomorrow tickets for the summer program at the Tanglewood Music Center will be open to the general public.  The season stats on June 21st and runs through Labor Day.  Some of the highlights of the schedule this year are: June 1st Melissa Etheridge in concert June 22nd Keith Lockhart and the Boston […]

Edith Wharton’s Birthday Bash Jan. 26 in Lenox, MA

January 23rd, 2013 by philhalpern

Brook Farm Inn is lucky to be right near The Mount, a Berkshires treasure.  This was the home of author, Edith Wharton.  It’s usually open to visitors May through October, but this weekend there will be a special event.   Bring your party hats and musical horns, and be there on Saturday, January 26 from 11 […]

Lenox Valentine Event – Chocolates and Romantic Storytelling

January 22nd, 2013 by philhalpern

Valentine’s Day brings to Lenox, MA the  traditional romantic event at Brook Farm Inn, our Victorian B&B. All guests who reserve between February 14th and February 17th will receive complimentary chocolate-dipped strawberries. And on  Saturday, February 16th, a professional storyteller will perform folktales with romantic themes during teatime in our firelit library.   ******************************************************************************************  

Melissa Etheridge at Tanglewood

January 17th, 2013 by philhalpern

Come to Lenox in the Berkshires for these concerts. Tickets go on sale January 22. Melissa Etheridge Live Friday, June 21, 7:00pm, Shed Melissa Etheridge has been a core Island Records artist since the release of her critically acclaimed eponymous RIAA double-platinum debut album. For several years, Etheridge’s popularity built around such memorable songs as […]

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