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THEATER REVIEW: ‘2.5 Minute Ride’ plays at Hartford Stage through June 23

I don’t always recommend solo performances, but this one is that rare exception. It is a must see!

THEATRE REVIEW: ‘Macbeth’ diminished in Shakespeare & Company production

This is a Macbeth for those who know the play well enough to know what's missing, but not for those who know it so well that excisions that abound will destroy the work.

PREVIEW: Delight, deceit and desire at Shakespeare & Company’s 2018 season

The company is offering a 40 percent discount on tickets to full-time, year-round residents of Berkshire County.

Bits & Bytes: Educators’ symposium at Norman Rockwell Museum; Radius Playwrights Festival; ‘Clever Little Lies’ at the Ghent Playhouse; BioEYES science program

The Radius Playwrights Festival features fully staged readings of the six selected new short plays created by local writers within a 50-mile radius of Great Barrington.

Radius Playwrights Festival, a radiant debut for St. James Place

I like what this company of theatre professionals is doing even if I don't agree with every choice. I think it a very worthwhile effort and should be seen by everyone in the region who believes in live theater.

At Shakespeare & Company, discovering Aphra Behn: The brilliant playwright nobody knows

Considering the dismal lack of opportunity available to women in her time, Aphra Behn made a stubborn, and possibly wrong-headed decision: “I’ll be a playwright…. I’ll earn my own bread or go hungry.”

THEATRE REVIEW: ‘Or,’ an incomparable Aphra Behn at Shakespeare & Co.

The Tina Packer Playhouse has a winner with this play. Even with the quirkiness in the writing, the Company onstage and backstage has presented a play worth watching – every moment of it.

Theatre Review: Our bodies, our science, ourselves in ‘The How and The Why’

A powerful magnetism radiates from both sides here – these are truly gifted actresses — but it’s bipolar, repelling as well as attracting in a blaze of fascinating fits and starts. The play and the acting are beyond the beyond, a magical tour de force. Don’t miss it!

Preview: Shakespeare & Company to open season with “The How and the Why”

As “The How and the Why” says, the point is that the human race “moves forward only when the fool of this generation goes beyond the genius of the last.”

The Edge Is Free To Read.

But Not To Produce.