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Fall Foliage Brings Theater to the Berkshires

September 4th, 2014 by philhalpern

  Fall foliage season is starting in the Berkshires, and with it comes a fresh variety of theater performances. Fall Foliage Season at Shakespeare & Co. Right around the corner in Lenox, MA you’ll find fall offerings, beginning September 5 and going right through December. The first two weeks of the season feature Vanya and […]

“Kiss Me Kate” at Barrington Stage Co.

June 24th, 2014 by philhalpern

“Kiss Me Kate” is a fabulous production, now being performed at the Barrington Stage Co. in Pittsfield, MA. We saw it over the weekend and had a great time. The musical comedy is based on Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew”  and was first performed in 1948. The music and lyrics were written by Cole Porter.  Like […]

Berkshire Theatre Festival Summer Lineup

February 27th, 2014 by philhalpern

Berkshires Winter Theater at Barrington Stage Co.

January 18th, 2014 by philhalpern

Barrington Stage Co. in Pittsfield is near our Lenox, MA bed and breakfast!     Every 10 minutes, a new play begins! Join us at St. Germain Stage for an evening of ten 10-minute plays by 10 playwrights, featuring a dynamite group of actors, as part of the 2014 10×10 Upstreet Arts Festival. Playing an […]

All This and Heaven Too! in Lenox, MA

December 30th, 2013 by philhalpern

Here’s a great winter afternoon program, within walking distance of our Lenox B&B, Brook Farm Inn. See it on January 4, 2014. All This, and Heaven Too at Ventfort Hall A period drama honored with three Academy Award nominations in 1940, the film All This, and Heaven Too will be featured at Ventfort Hall Mansion […]

Theater Performances for December in the Berkshires

December 21st, 2013 by philhalpern

In Lenox, MA — performances all month — near Brook Farm Inn!

Shakespeare & Co., Lenox MA – Now Playing!

June 5th, 2013 by philhalpern

A master class with famed opera singer Maria Callas is an intimidating affair. Just ask Sophie, her first “victim” in Terrence McNally’s Tony Award-winning Master Class. McNally takes us inside Callas’ infamous sessions, which she conducted late in her career. Callas—played by the inimitable Elliot Norton and IRNE Award winner Annette Miller—regales us with the […]

“On The Town” Comes to the Berkshires in June

May 9th, 2013 by philhalpern

Music by Leonard Bernstein Book and Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green Based on an idea by Jerome Robbins Directed by Tony-winner (Urinetown) John Rando (BSC’s Guys and Dolls) Choreography by Emmy-winner (TV’s “Smash”) Joshua Bergasse   (BSC’s Guys and Dolls, West Side Story) Music Direction by Darren R. Cohen Set in 1944, On the Town […]

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 […]

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 […]

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