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Ben Golub Named Marketing Operations Strategist for Proctors Collaborative

Small Business Success #43: Daniel Elihu Kramer & The Chester Theatre Company

Hartford Stage Announces Melia Bensussen as New Artistic Director

Fellow Critic Suffers a Devastating Loss

Capital District Theatre Community Mourns Thomas Dalton Bambury

Barrington Stage Welcomes Richard Seltzer to Board of Trustees

Construction Underway at Universal Preservation Hall

Proctors Collaborative Announces New Leadership in Corporate Sponsorships

Bridge Street Theatre Announces 2019 Season

Dennis Krausnick, Founding Member of Shakespeare & Company, Dies at 76

CityStage Brings Down the Curtain

Yvonne Perry Joins Capital Rep as Associate Artist

Shakespeare & Company Announces 2019 Shakespeare Plays

WAM Theatre Makes Record Donation to Two Non-Profit Beneficiaries

Ntozake Shange, Pioneering Playwright, Poet, and Novelist, Dies at 70

Will Connecticut’s Theaters Embrace the National Trend of Diversity?

Shakespeare & Company Announces New Board Members

Barrington Stage Announces Three Productions for 25th Anniversary Season

Roger Robinson, Tony Award-winning Actor with Berkshire Ties, Dead at 78

Stacie Mayette Barnes to Depart Home Made Theater

Announcing the Winners of Dorset Theatre Festival’s 5th Annual Jean E. Miller Young Playwrights Contest

Five New Trustees Elected to Berkshire Museum Board

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak Makes His Met Opera Debut with Samson et Dalila

Debra Jo Rupp Returns to the NYC Stage in Bekah Brunstetter’s The Cake

Berkshire Theatre Group Continues to Impact Generations

Chester Theatre Company: The Little Theatre That Might

Holyoke’s Victory Theatre Renovation Gets $13 Million Infusion of State Funds

More Theatre Talk Podcast: Tina Packer on Shakespeare and Gender

More Theatre Talk Podcast:Interview with WTF 2018 Box Office Manager

Berkshire Native Michael Wartella Heads workshop Cast of Dion Musical “The Wanderer”

BTG’s Tarzan Brings High-Flying Community Theatre to The Colonial

How the New York Times is Harming Regional Theatre

The End of “The Royal Family of Broadway

Shakespeare & Company Holds Annual Gala

Dorset Theatre Festival Presents 2018 Summer Stars Celebration Gala

Shakespeare & Company Hosts ​Fourth of July Community Celebration and Reading of the Declaration of Independence

Barrington Stage Welcomes Charles Busch to Mr. Finn’s Cabaret

Weston Playhouse Announces Appointment of New Executive Artistic Director

Obituary for Lynne Haydn, Co-Founder of the Mac-Haydn Theatre

Barrington Stage Receives $85K Grant From the Shubert Foundation

Shakespeare & Company Receives $45,000 from Arts Midwest and National Endowment for the Arts

Jolyn Unruh Returns to the Stage as Prospero in GhostLit Adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Tempest

Chris Rohmann’s Previews the Summer Theatre Scene in the Pioneer Valley

Proctors to Host Second Annual Capital Region Creative Economy Symposium June 21 & 22

2018 Tony Award Winners

Hartford Arts Venues Vie for Millennial Business

How to Watch or Stream the 2018 Tony Awards on June 10

Mahaiwe Offers Cultural Continuity in the Berkshires

ArtsBeat Radio: Mark G. Auerbach interviews Terrence Mann, Artistic Director of The Nutmeg Summer Series at Connecticut Repertory Theatre, and David M. Lutken, star of Goodspeed Musicals’ “The Will Rogers Follies”

“The Royal Family of Broadway” at Barrington Stage Depicts Barrymore-like Clan

Nominations Announced for Connecticut Critics Circle Awards

NY Times Critics Pick 25 Best American Plays Since “Angels in America”

NEA Announces $348K Funding for Berkshire Cultural Institutions & Programs

Broadway Sets Box Office Record

Berkshire Magazine Interview with Kate Maguire

ArtsBeat Radio: Mark G. Auerbach Interviews Daniel Elihu Kramer and Graham Rowat

More Theatre Talk Podcast Interview with the Cast of “Damn Yankees” at the Mac-Haydn Theatre

2018 Obie Award Winners Announced

Berkshire Theatre Festival celebrates 90 years in Stockbridge

Proctors to Replace MainStage Seats and Add New Hearing Loop System

ArtsBeat Radio Returns to Weekly Broadcasts on 89.5FM/WSKB on May 25

NY Times Cites Four Berkshire County Theatre Companies, Chester Theatre, and 4Freedoms Events in Bennington County

More Theatre Talk Podcast Interview with the Cast of “Morning After Grace” at Shakespeare & Company

Winners Announced for 2018 High School Musical Theatre Awards at Proctors

More Theatre Talk Podcast Interview with Crew Members from the Bennington College Production of The Seagull

Ancram Opera House’s Paul Ricciardi Receives Kennedy Center National Theater Education Award

Barrington Stage Company to Hold the Great Berkshire Bake Off June 10

Chester Theatre Company Awarded $44K Cultural Facilities Fund Grant

Mahaiwe to Receive $10,000 Grant from National Endowment for the Arts

Barrington Stage Company Receives $10,000 NEA Art Works Grant in Support of “The Royal Family of Broadway”

Berkshire Community College Rededicates Theater to the Late Robert Boland

Fueling the WMass Creative Economy

Why Pay $100 and More for a Theater Ticket if You Sleep During the Performance?

More Theatre Talk Podcast Interview with Malcolm Ewen, Tim Fort & Steve Stettler about the Weston Playhouse’s 2018 Season

More Theatre Talk Podcast Interview with John Saunders about the Mac-Haydn Theatre’s 50th Anniversary Season

More Theatre Talk Podcast Interview with Eric Peterson on Oldcastle Theatre Company’s 2018 Season

More Theatre Talk Podcast Interview with Dina Janis, Will Rucker, Marissa Hutton & Ryan Koss abou the Dorset Theatre Festival’s 2018 Season

More Theatre Talk Podcast Interview with Nick Paleologos & Travis Daly on the Berkshire Theatre Groups 90th Anniversary Season

Berkshire Theatre Festival celebrates 90 years in Stockbridge

Dorset Theatre Festival Announces “Cry It Out” to Replace “I’m Not Rappaport”

BTG CEO Kate Maguire to Speak at Springfield Regional Chamber Event

Nominees Revealed for 2018 High School Musical Theatre Awards at Proctors

La MaMa to Receive 2018 Regional Theatre Tony

2018 Tony Award Nominees

2018 Drama Desk Award Nominees

2018 Lucile Lortel Award Nominees

2018 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominees

NEA Chairman Jane Chu Will Step Down in June

Berkshire Native Joey LaBrasca Makes his Broadway Debut in “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” (Watch for him at 1:39 in this video.)

Three on the Aisle: You’ve Got Questions? We Have Answers!

More Theatre Talk Podcast Interview with Antonello Di Benedetto and Kate Hyde of the Williamstown Theatre Festival

More Theatre Talk Podcast Interview with Kristen van Ginhoven about WAM Theatre’s 9th Season

Playwright Lauren Gunderson Wins Steinberg/ATCA New Play Award

Berkshire Theatre Group Honored as “Employer of the Year” for “Providing Valuable Employment Opportunities for the Members of Berkshire Pathways”

Hartford Stage to Embark Upon Final Phase of Theatre Renovations

Here’s how Worcester plans to use $11M and three performing arts venues to transform Main Street

Mumbet Story to be Filmed in the Berkshires

PODCAST: Valley Advocate Critic Chris Rohman Talks About Criticism and What He Loves Most About the Theatre

Valley Advocate Critic Chris Rohman Writes About Directing Tartuffe

Michael McCord Joins Proctors as Capital Campaigns Director

Members of the American Theatre Critics Association were invited to participate in Intersections Summit a conference organized by Milwaukee Repertory Theatre

Patrick White is All About Action

Universal Preservation Hall Poised to be Community Living Room for Saratoga Springs

Capital Repertory Theatre Announces New Home for 2019 on Livingston Square

Mahaiwe Receives Support from Feigenbaum Foundation and Berkshire Bank 

Congratulations to Vashti Mompoint, who appeared in the 2017 Dorset Theatre Festival production of “The Legend of Georgia McBride, named to YesBroadway’s 40 Under 40

Proctors Adds Five New Board Members  

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces the Addition of Nicholas Paleologos as Executive Director

More Theatre Talk Podcast Interview with Steve Stettler about the Weston Playhouse 2018 Season

Harvey Schmidt, Composer of The Fantasticks, Dead at 88

by Robert Simonson

Harvey Schmidt, who earned his shining spot in theatre history as composer of the longest-running musical ever, The Fantasticks, died February 28 at age 88…More

Photo Coverage: COMPANY & HELLO DOLLY Tie For Best Musical at Berkshire Theatre Critics Awards

by Stephen Sorokoff   Nov. 7, 2017

There weren’t any klieg lamps lighting up the sky outside of Barrington Stage Company’s St. Germain Stage last night but excitement was definitely in the air as the Berkshire Theatre Awards were handed … More

Arts Beat Extra: Annual Berkshire Theatre Awards Presented November 6

by Mark G. Auerbach

The Berkshire Theatre Critics Association presented its 2nd annual Berkshire Theatre Awards on November 6, at Barrington Stage in Pittsfield, MA.   More

Broadway Bound “Children of a Lesser God,”
Aaron Tveit, Lora Lee Gayer and More Among 207 Berkshire Theatre Award Nominees

Eighty Nominees Vie for 20 Berkshire Theatre Awards November 6

Photo coverage of 2016 Berkies by Stephen Sorokoff on

Julianne Boyd Caps Big Night with Special Berkies Honor

2016 Berkshire Theatre Award Nominees Announced

First Annual Berkshire Theatre Awards This Weekend; Debra Jo Rupp to Headline

Broadway Has Its Tonys, Now The Berkshires Have the Berkies