The object of the selection of winners is not to single out the “best” in any category, but to reward the outstanding elements of the season, the work that is not possible to forget, that stands out, that exemplifies excellence.
“This is a creative community that thrives with the inspiration and energy of hundreds of concerts, performances and exhibits throughout the year, as well as the educational and thought-provoking programs created through the CPB. All would be jeopardized if the nation no longer celebrated or supported the arts as integral to our democracy.”
— Beryl Jolly, executive director of the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington
People who go to their local theater to see and enjoy and even learn something will be seeing this play. Their reward will be two-fold: meeting and learning the fascinating history of George Rose and at the same time getting to know Ed Dixon whose own story is equally fascinating.