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I WITNESS: What will it take to ban assault weapons?

Welcome to the new America: a breeding ground for vitriol, animosity, and homicidal rage.

THEATRE REVIEW: Barrington Stage’s intellectual ‘Gertrude and Claudius’ lacks passion

It's not the language that makes this play what it is and what it isn't. There is emotion missing in the cleverness of the dialogue and the letters exchanged.

THEATER REVIEW: BTG’s ‘Naked’ sizzles with perfection

Pirandello's people are never ordinary and never sound ordinary and, in this new version, they are just right for my taste.

Theater in the Round

Berkshires actor, writer and director Jim Frangione shows us around the Berkshires theater scene.

THEATRE REVIEW: ‘Richard II’ brought to vivid life by Walking the dog Theater

Under the sharp and precise direction of Melania Levitsky, the company works wonders with a heavily cut version of the play that brings the story to vivid life.

THEATRE REVIEW: ‘The Birds’ at Barrington Stage doesn’t fly

Can human trust overcome animal instinct? What happens when nature revenges what man has created?

THEATRE REVIEW: ‘The Birds,’ future shock at Barrington Stage

This is not your typical summer fare, not like the Hitchcock movie would have been: This is important theater presented in an important way.

Art in action: A conversation with Shakespeare & Company’s Kevin Coleman

Shakespeare & Company’s Education Director Kevin Coleman is a 2016 Tony Award Finalist for Excellence in Theatre Education. “Creativity is our birthright. All art gives us insights into ourselves, keys to our own creativity, and theatre adds a natural experience of cooperation,” he notes.

Berkshire Theatre Group’s ‘The Homecoming’: Intriguing production of challenging Pinter play

Tara Franklin, an excellent actress, exceeds any earlier achievements with the role of Ruth. She is setting the barre very high for future work.

REVIEW: ‘His Girl Friday’ at Barrington Stage: A hilarious comedy

Every actor in the company is right on with characterization and realization and the ensemble of men and women only do the right things at the right times.

A delectable rendering of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at Shakespeare & Company

Thanks to the genius of Director Tony Simotes, we find everything we love and a great deal more in this production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream."

The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.