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Stories of Stockbridge: Sherwood Family Ties

As part of Berkshire Theatre’s 90th anniversary season, BTG is proud to present The Petrified Forest by Robert E. Sherwood. Berkshire Theatre and the Sherwood family have a long history together. Throughout … Read On

Beginnings of the Berkshire Theatre

The Berkshire Playhouse Blossoms As we head into the ninetieth year of production, it is important to remember the storied beginnings of Berkshire Theatre Festival.  Eva Le Gallienne was integral … Read On

The First Era: The Berkshire Playhouse

(L to R): Alexander Kirkland, Donald Meek, and F. Cowles Strickland in rehearsal for Rip Van Winkle, 1929. The first directors of The Berkshire Playhouse were recruited by Walter L. … Read On

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In a Boston Globe article by Don Aucoin on Covid‑19, Artistic Director Kate Maguire said:
"Out of need will come the way. Once the pandemic ebbs, whenever that is, there will be an incredible need to gather again." The theatre has existed from the time of the Greeks. We will go on.
Opening night makes even Lady Bracknell smile! 😄 Break legs everyone! 🌟
PC: @ekrwcreative 
#happyopening #theimportanceofbeingearnest #intheberkshires
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Berkshire Theatre Group honors Juneteenth, a day now recognized as a national holiday.  Our offices are closed today. 

"... Holidays alone are not enough — there is still much work to be done to build equity, to undo systemic racism, to atone for centuries of brutal treatment of enslaved Africans in America and their descendants,” Wade Henderson, interim president and CEO of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
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“We wanted to do something about joyfulness. We were taken by the idea of bringing people back into the theater for delight and joy.'" -Director David Auburn 

And what a delight and joy it is! Check the link in our bio to read the wonderful article by Jeffrey Borak of the Berkshire Eagle! 💛 #intheberkshires #BTG2021 #theimportanceofbeingearnest 

PC: @jaceyraeruss
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Norm Lewis as Phantom. That’s it. That’s the post. 🥀 
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#linkinbio #ticketsonsale #normlewis #broadway #broadwayfavorites #intheberkshires
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Mark your calendars! Broadway and Berkshire County’s own Mike Wartella hosts a night of folk rock, original music and Broadway favorites reimagined 🌟 Join us for Bobbie’s Summer Series Outside on the Great Lawn at the Unicorn! #intheberkshires #BTG2021 #stockbridgema #bobbiessummerseries
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These gorgeous lights, by Berkshire Lightscapes, now illuminate the front of the historic Colonial Lobby! 🌈

Happy Pride, everyone! ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜 

#Pride2021 #intheberkshires #BTG #pittsfieldma #beautifulpittsfield
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💫THIS SATURDAY– KJ DENHERT💫Echoes of James Taylor, Joni Mitchell, Carole King, Laura Nyro and Steely Dan’s combine with KJ’s own unique musical voice to create music that is both unique and relevant for today. #kjdenhert #intheberkshires #BTG2021 #colonialconcertseries
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With 14 Broadway shows between them, BTG alums Kate Baldwin and Graham Rowat have the style it takes to entertain an audience! Come see these married actors share their favorite songs along with thrilling adventures of the stage and quarantine, 8/28! 🌟
#linkinbio #intheberkshires #BTG2021 #broadwayfavorites #broadway #broadwayintheberkshires
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TOMORROW— Folk Icon Tom Rush takes the stage accompanied by Award-Winning Multi-Instrumentalist Matt Nakoa! Get your tickets now! 🌟
#linkinbio #tomrush #intheberkshires #tomrushmusic
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Relax and enjoy great live music on a crisp summer night, Outside Under the Big Tent at the Colonial! 🌟 Don't miss folk Legend Tom Rush and award-winning folk/jazz musician KJ Denhert, coming soon! #linkinbio #BTG2021 #livemusic #intheberkshires
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Miss Prism’s costume is coming to life! Stunning work by designer Hunter Kaczorowski! 👏#theimportanceofbeingearnest #intheberkshires #BTG2021
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Do you like sweet mandolin jams? Folk around and find out! 🎶TONIGHT— Chris Thile Outside under the Big Tent at the Colonial! Tickets are almost sold out! #intheberkshires #christhile #BTG2021 #linkinbio
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Your three-day weekend plans just got a whole lot more exciting (and folksy). CHRIS THILE is performing outside under the big tent THIS SATURDAY! #linkinbio #christhile #intheberkshires
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Coming soon, SATURDAY, JUNE 5! Tom Rush’s impact on the music scene has been profound. Artists such as James Taylor, Tom Petty and Garth Brooks have cited him as inspiration 🤩 #linkinbio #intheberkshires #BTG2021 #folkmusic #folk #underthetent
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I guess you could say this summer is going to be “in-tents”.... The Main Stage Tent is ⬆️ for The Importance of Being Earnest! 🎉 #intheberkshires #stockbridge #BTG2021 #intheberkshires
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