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The Berkshires, MA a bit of history and theater

The Berkshires in Southwestern Massachusettes has, for more than 150 years, inspired writers and artists, who took up residence here because land was cheap and the vistas were exquisite According to Carole Owens, author of The “Berkshire Cottages”—a survey of the palatial summer retreats constructed by millionaires in the post-Civil War Gilded Age—the influx of literary and artistic luminaries “gave the Berkshires a panache that attracted wealthy New Yorkers and Bostonians looking for more than just sylvan beauty.” The Berkshires became then “Inland Newport”. 375 more words

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BTG preps "Constellations" a touching play with Kate Baldwin and Graham Rowat

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO, Kate Maguire welcomes Tony Award-nominated drama Constellations, featuring Tony Award-nominated Kate Baldwin and Broadway and television actor, Graham Rowat. 288 more words

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A play about writers of children's books, "The Stone Witch" premieres at Berkshire Theatre Group

THE STONE WITCH

Reviewed by Macey Levin

A young, struggling author/artist of children’s books is offered the chance to observe his idol, a legendary figure.  He sees that he can watch a genius at work and, when the time is right, show him his own book with which he has been struggling for years.   724 more words

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Darkly humorous "The Stone Witch" stars Judd Hirsch as a writer

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO, Kate Maguire welcomes the World Premiere of The Stone Witch, featuring Tony, Golden Globe, Emmy and Obie Award-winning Judd Hirsch. 448 more words

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"Little Shop of Horrors" at Colonial is about as good as a musical gets

Little Shop of Horrors, 2016. Photo by Emma K. Rothenberg-Ware.

The cast of Little Shop of Horrors at the Colonial Theatre, photos by Emma K. Rothenberg-Ware. 938 more words

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Berkshire Theatre Group's "Fiorello!" moving to off-Broadway

Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) and Artistic Director/CEO, Kate Maguire announce that due to critical acclaim and record breaking attendance, BTG’s production of the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning musical, … 504 more words

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Shubert Foundation provides nine area theatre and dance companies with $375,000 in grants

The Shubert Foundation in New York City has announced grants totaling $25.6 million to performing arts organizations — its thirty-fourth consecutive year of increased grantmaking. 363 more words

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