Updated July 31, 2009


Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Expanded Rush Ticket Policy
Berkshire Theaters Collaborate on "Theatre 4 Less" Ticket Stub Discount Program
Bakerloo Theatre Project Offers Special Discount for GailSez Readers!

Barrington Stage Company Presents Tennessee Williams’ Masterpiece "A Streetcar Named Desire"
Proctors Receives the Emergency Salary Program for Presenting Organizations (ESPPO) Grant
Shakespeare & Company Presents World Premiere of the Hilarious Romp: "Wordplay"
Barrington Stage Company presents "The Longing and the Short of It: Songs by Daniel Maté" August 7 & 8
Walking the dog Theater to Create Labyrinth for Philmont Village Park
Public Access TV Sketch Comedy Show Seeks Writers, Actors & Techies
New York State Museum Seeks Actors & Set-Builders for Haunted Museum Event
Schenectady Civic Players Announce Auditions for "Little Women"
Shakespeare & Company Presents "The Dreamer Examines his Pillow" August 7-September 6
"Freud..." Returns; "...Damned" Canceled at Barrington Stage Company
The Two of Us Productions Announce Auditions for "The Pajama Game"
Schenectady Civic Players Seek Submissions for New Writers' Forum
Pinehaven Country Club Hosts Two-Week Sumer Theatre Camp for Children
The Two Of Us Productions Presents the Murder Mystery "Some Show"
Youth Theatre Players Present "Pixies, Kings and Magical Things" July 31 and August 1
"Zanna Don't" - The Music and Magic Begin at The Theater Barn
"Sweet Charity" Brings Fosse-Style Dancing to the Mac-Haydn Stage
"Railroad Bill" Runs July 29-August 9 at Chester Theatre Company
Columbia Arts Team Presents "CAT’s Nine Lives" August 21 & 22
"Almost, Maine" Comes to Oldcastle Theatre Company July 24-August 9
Applause Youth Theater Company Presents Talent Show, "Fiddler...Jr."
The Ful-Mont Repertoire Theatre Company Presents "Happily Ever After..." August 8
Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Performance Schedule for Greylock Theatre Project
Music Theatre International Seeks Feedback on New Web Site
The Pied Piper Makes His Way onto the Mac-Haydn Stage July 24-August 1
Shakespeare & Company Presents American Premiere of Donald Freed’s "Devil’s Advocate"
Colonial Little Theatre Announces Auditions for Shaw's "Arms and the Man"
Neil Simon’s Bittersweet Comedy "The Prisoner of Second Avenue" Comes to the BTF Main Stage
Spotlight Players Presents "The Producers" July 23-August 1
Proctors Receives the 2009 Outstanding Historic Theatre Award
Upstage Productions Seeks to Fill Roles in "Gypsy"
The Theatre Company at Hubbard Hall Tours "A Midsummer Night's Dream" July 23-30
"Twelfth Night" Unfolds at Shakespeare & Company July 24—September 5
Cohoes Music Hall’s $1,000 Talent Show July 28-30
Hit the Road to Laughs, Love and Compassion at the World Premiere of "Car Talk" at Stageworks
Orchestra Pit Seats for "Rent: The Broadway Tour"
Taconic Stage Adds Performances of New Dinner Theatre Musical
Aglet Theatre Announces Auditions for Fall Readings
BTF Receives Massachusetts Cultural Council Grant
Christopher Beaulieu to Offer Two Acting Workshops at Main Street Stage August 3 & 4
"Love Song" Runs July 15-26 at Chester Theatre Company
DragonFly Performing Arts Announces 2009-2010 Season
Cyndi Lauper and Rosie O'Donnell Coming to Proctor's August 11
WTF Announces Casting Changes for "The Torchbearers"
Shakespeare & Company Brings Back "Lunchtime Shakespeare" with "Measure for Measure" July 10-September 5
Spherical Sounds: Free Live Music, Lectures, and Community Events at Shakespeare & Company
BTF Staging Leonard Bernstein’s Glorious Comic Operetta "Candide"
Tales from the East Come to Life in Double Edge Theatre’s "Arabian Nights"
Missoula Children’s Theatre Casting for "Princess and the Pea"
Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp Appear in "Rent: The Broadway Tour" at Proctors July 28 – August 2
Barrington Stage Company youth Theatre Presents Disney's "High School Musical 2" July 15-August 16
Workshop on Acting Essentials for the Musical Theatre Performer
Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Line-Up for 2009 Fridays@3 Staged Readings
Drury Drama Team Returns Home from International Thespian Festival
Shakespeare & Company Once Again Unleashes its 2008 Hit "Othello"
Party to Benefit Main Street Stage July 16 at the North Adams American Legion
Main Street Stage Presents "Twelfth Night" July 30-August 15
The Mop & Bucket Company Offers Back to Basics: Improv Fundamentals Class
Williamstown Theatre Festival Offers Special 55th Anniversary Season Ticket Prices
Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Casting for "Caroline in Jersey" & "The Torch-Bearers"
Richard Thomas Comes to the WTF With "Blanche and Beyond" August 2
Spotlight Players Present "The Producers" in East Greenbush
Mettawee River Theatre Company Announces 2009 Summer Tour
Mop & Bucket Announces 2009-2010 Season of Improv Classes
Taconic Stage Company Debuts with "I Knew I Came In Here for Something..."
Schenectady Light Opera Announces Additional Auditions for "The Pajama Game"
"Toad of Toad Hall" Centerpiece of Shakespeare & Company's Free Bankside Series
Oldcastle Theatre Company Revises Ticket Prices
Classic Theater Guild Seeks Director for "It's A Wonderful Life"
Shakespeare & Company Brings Back Audience Favorite "Hamlet"
Greene Room Productions' “Kids Tour” a Success
Proctors Presents Regional Arts Awards
Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Casting for "What is the Cause of Thunder?"
Introduction To Playwriting Course July 11 & 18 to Benefit Chester Theatre
Shakespeare & Company Presents Trilogy of Harold Pinter One-acts June 11-August 2
Bedford Falls Players Seek Scripts, Actors for Last Saturdays Shorts
Confetti Stage Seeks Design & Production Staff for September Short Play Festival
Walking the dog Theater Announces Receipt of Grant
Greene Room Productions Gears Up for Auditions and New Season
Michael Anthony Williams Returns to Capital Repertory Theatre
Bazaar Productions Announces 5th Annual Berkshire Fringe
Stageworks/Hudson Announces 15th Anniversary Season
Berkshire Theatre Festival Announces Final 2009 Casting
Mac-Haydn Theatre Announces Season-Long Collections for Food Banks & Animal Shelters
Berkshire Theatre Festival Announces BTF PLAYS! Summertime Classes for Ages 7-14
Proctors Announces FULL 2009-2010 Theatre Season
Summer of Love: The Theater Barn Announces Its 26th Season
WTF Announces Casting for 2009 Main Stage Season
Shakespeare & Company Presents The Diva Series
Favorite Performers Return to the Mac-Haydn Theatre Stage
Shakespeare & Company actress Elizabeth Aspenlieder Wins 2009 Elliot Norton Award
Tony Winners Nathan Lane & Bebe Neuwirth to Star in "The Addams Family" Musical on Broadway
Barrington Stage Company Announces "Sleuth" and "Freud's Last Session" Casts
Spotlight Players Seeks Additional Ensemble Members for "The Producers"
Mac-Haydn Theatre Needs Help in Wake of Disaster
Capital Area Productions Presents a "Wicked" Workshop December 14
MovieQuest Announces Casting Needs for eScape Season 3
Walking the dog Theater Announces 2009 Season
Shakespeare & Company Announces Community Phase of Capital Campaign with Kresge Foundation Incentive Grant
Teens Can S.T.A.R. at Capital Rep This Summer
Summer Children's Theatre at Main Street Stage
Starlight Stage Youth Theatre Accepting Applications for 33rd Season
Four Shakespeare & Company Artists Honored This Month
Spaces Still Available for Expanded Riotous Youth Program at Shakespeare & Company
Ventfort Hall Announces 2009 Summer Show "Paris 1890 - Unlaced"
Mac-Haydn Theatre Keeps Ticket Prices Stable; Offers Discounts
Berkshire Fringe Announces 2009 Festival Line-Up
HMT Announces Summer Programs for Children & Teens
Education Program “Summer Adventures at Proctors” Kicks Off in July
Berkshire Fringe Now Accepting Applications for Internship Program
Curtain Call Theatre Seeks Designers, Stage Managers for 09-10 Season
Confetti Stage Seeks Scripts for 5th Annual Short Play Festival
Cohoes Music Hall Announces $1,000 Talent Show July 30
David Auburn to Direct "Sick" August 18-September 6 at the BTF
Playwrights Joan Ackermann, Eric Bogosian, Larry Gelbart, and David Mamet to Write Original Short Plays for Berkshire Playwrights Lab Gala
Barrington Stage Company Announces "Carousel" & "Streetcar Named Desire" Casts
C-R Productions Announces "Sweeney Todd" as October "Mystery Show"
Weston Adds Acclaimed Drama "The Year of Magical Thinking" to 2009 Season
Chester Theatre Company Announces 20th Anniversary Season
Mac-Haydn Theatre Seeks Volunteers for 2009 Season
Barrington Stage Company Announces Celebrity Concert Series
The Classic Theater Guild Announces 2009-2010 Productions
Upstage Productions, Inc. Announces Auditions for Summer & Fall Productions
Barrington Stage Company Announces a New “Affordable Theater for All” Initiative
Proctors Announces 2009-2010 Key Private Bank Broadway Series
Registration Open for Summer in the Spotlight at Dragonfly Performing Arts
Bakerloo Theatre Project Announces 10th Season
MHT II Productions presents "Footloose" September 11-20
Shakespeare & Company Announces Restructuring Strategy for Revenue Growth
Barrington Stage 2009 Calendar of Events
Meet the Faces Behind C-R Productions
Greene Room Productions Extends Registration for Kids’ Tour
Shakespeare & Company Announces 2009-2010 Season
Albany Civic Theater Announces 2009-2010 Season
Schenectady Light Opera Announces Spring NYC Bus Trip
Mac-Haydn Announces 2009 Summer season
C-R Productions Announces 2009-2010 Season at the Cohoes Music Hall
WTF Announces 2009 Season Berkshire Theatre Festival Announces Some 2009 Casting
Mac-Haydn Theatre Announces 2009 Children's Musical Theatre Workshop
Mac-Haydn Theatre Announces 2009 Children's Theatre Season
Mac-Haydn Theatre Announces 2009 Season
Weston Playhouse Announces 2009 Stage Door Series
Columbia County Ghost Story Writing Contest Announced
How To Sign Up for the Delta Xi Cast of Alpha Psi Omega Capital District Listserves
Jacob's Pillow Announces 2009 Festival Season
BTF Announces Change to Unicorn Calendar - "Candide" Replaces "The Wiz"
Shakespeare & Company Announces Expanded 2009 Winter/Spring Education Programs
C-R Productions Seeks Master Electrician for Remainder of the Season
Shakespeare & Company Appoints Founding Member Tony Simotes as Artistic Director
BTF Announces $19.28 Tickets for Main Stage Productions
Barrington Stage Company Announces 2009 15th Anniversary Season
BTF Announces 2009 Season
Stageworks/Hudson Adds New Management Positions
Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet to Perform New Work by Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui
Pacific Northwest Ballet Performs an Exclusive Ulysses Dove Program at Jacob's Pillow
Aglet Theatre is Back at Bok Gallery
Proctors to Host 2011 League of Historic American Theatres Annual Conference
The Mop & Bucket Company Announces Their 2008-2009 Season
Albany Civic Theater Announces Their 2008-2009 Season
Berkshire Creative Launches Interactive Web Site
Theater Voices Announces 2008-2009 Season
Proctors Announces Full 2008-2009 Season
Proctors Announces 2008-2009 Broadway Series
C-R Productions at the Cohoes Music Hall Announces Expanded 6th Season
Walking Out, or How Lounge-zilla Nearly Sat on my Coach Bag
A Brief History of Legitimate Theatre in North Adams, MA
Gail's 2006 Letter to the Editor Concerning the Williamstown Theatre Festival


The Advocate
Lea Thompson Goes from the City to Jersey at the WTF
Main Street Stage to Kick Off Groovy “Twelfth Night”
Playwright’s Letters to be Brought to Life at the WTF
Berkshire Fringe Festival Celebrates 5th Anniversary
OPCA Festival Showcases Artistic Talents of Students
Starlight Stage Youth Theatre Helps Students Shine On Stage and Off
Ventfort Hall Offers One-Woman Show with French Flavor

Albany Times-Union
Kids Step on to a New Stage with Capital Rep
Too Deep Entertainment Opens Season with Urban Fairytales
Review of “Rent” at Proctors
72-Year-Old Playwright Debuts First Play
“Curtains” Director and Set Designer Set the Stage at Home Made Theater
“High School Musical” Comes to Washington Park
Review of “Shear Madness” at Capital Rep
Review of “Pinter’s Mirror” at Shakespeare & Company

Arts America (Always worth a read!)
Shakespeare & Company Revives Lunchtime Shakespeare
Review of "Paris 1890, Unlaced" at Ventfort Hall
Berkshire Theatre Opening Nights 2009
Randy Harrison Returning to BTF for "Ghosts"

The Bennington Banner
Review of “Almost, Maine” at Oldcastle
Auditions Set for “Noises Off”

Berkshire Bright Focus
Review of “The Torchbearers” at the WTF
Review of “The Hollow” at the DTF
Review of “The Prisoner of Second Avenue” at the BTF
Review of “Almost, Maine” at Oldcastle
Review of “What is the Cause of Thunder?” at the WTF
Review of “Sleuth” at Barrington Stage
Review of An Evening of Chekhov at Walking the dog Theatre
Review of “Candide” at the BTF
Review of “Pinter’s Mirror” at Shakespeare & Company

The Berkshire Eagle
A Fool Can Tell All the Truth to a King
When Actors and Audience Commune
Review of “Measure for Measure” at Shakespeare & Company
Preview of “What is the Cause of Thunder?” at the WTF
Review of Castle Hill’s “Just So Stories”
Affordable Theatre
Lucky Substitution: “Candide”
WTF Helped Shape a Town
Ooh La La – Courtesans in Corsets
The WTF at 55
WTF Training Program Alumni
WTF History in Brief
WTF Landmarks
WTF 2009 Season
Review of “Pinter’s Mirror” at Shakespeare & Company
Harold Pinter Bows on Lenox Stage

Berkshire Fine Arts
Dylan Baker at the Williamstown Theatre Festival
Review of “The Prisoner of Second Avenue” at the BTF
Interview with Director Justin Waldman at the WTF
Review of “What is the Cause of Thunder?” at the WTF
Review of “Sleuth” at Barrington Stage
Review of “Measure for Measure” at Shakespeare & Company
Picks and Previews July 21-August 3
Berkshire Fringe Festival Starts July 27
Review of “Candide” at the BTF
Tony Simotes Hits the Ground Running as Artistic Director of Shakespeare & Company
John Douglas Thompson at Shakespeare & Company
Berkshire Theatre News
Review of “Hamlet at Shakespeare & Company
An Interview with Nicholas Martin
Not So Random Thoughts About Harold Pinter
Review of “Pinter’s Mirror” at Shakespeare & Company
An Older and Wiser "Hamlet" Returns to Shakespeare & Company
Review of "Pinter's Mirror" at Shakespeare & Company
Theatre Returns to The Mount
Transforming Great Barrington: Beryl Jolly and the Mahaiwe
Season Preview
Interview with Kate Maguire of the BTF
Colonial Theatre Plans Exuberant 2009-10 Season
Shakespeare & Company Faces Economic Storm Calmly, Creatively
Shakespeare & Company Announces 2009-2010 Season
BTF Plans Enticing 2009 Season
WTF Announces a Shortened 55th Season for 2009
Is Berkshire Opera Really Down for the Count?
Tony Simotes to Become Artistic Director of Shakespeare & Company
Vermont’s Weston Playhouse and Dorset Theatre Festival Announce 2009 Seasons

Berkshire Living Magazine
Review of “The Prisoner of Second Avenue” at the BTF
Review of “Paris 1890: Unlaced!” at Ventfort Hall
Review of “What is the Cause of Thunder?” at the WTF
Review of “Sleuth” at Barrington Stage
Review of “Measure for Measure” at Shakespeare & Company
Review of the Capitol Steps at Cranwell
Review of “Othello” at Shakespeare & Company
Review of “Pinter’s Mirror” at Shakespeare & Company

The Berkshire Record
Unlacing the Inner Playwright

Berkshire Review for the Arts
“All’s Well That Ends Well” at Britain’s National Theatre
“Ancestral Voices” at Shakespeare & Company

The Brattleboro Reformer
Liz Callaway Sings Broadway to Pop
This Week at Weston
NEYT Campers Get Melodramatic
ATP Readies Reza’s “Art”
Review of “The Year of Magical Thinking” at Weston

Columbia County Scoop
John Ashbery's “Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror” Coming to Ancram Opera House
The Actors’ Ensemble Presents “A Long Day’s Journey Into Night”

Curtain Up
Review of “The Prisoner of Second Avenue” at the BTF
Review of “What is the Cause of Thunder?” at the WTF
Review of “Sleuth” at Barrington Stage
Review of “Pinter’s Mirror” at Shakespeare & Company
Review of “Candide” at the BTF
Review of “Hamlet” at Shakespeare & Company

The Examiner
Kids in the Audience

Glens Falls Post-Star
Review of “Old Love” at Lake George Dinner Theatre
Bridge-less Bridge Theatre
Lake George Theatre Lab Creates Big Time Fun
Adirondack Theatre Festival Opens 15th Season

In the Spotlight, Inc.
Review of “Sleuth” at Barrington Stage
Review of “Golf: The Musical” at the Majestic
Review of “Othello” at Shakespeare & Company
Review of “Hamlet” at Shakespeare & Company
How I Spent my Summer Vacation in 2008
Plans to Re-Open Springfield’s Paramount Theatre
Theaters Take a Nimble Approach to Economic Downturn

Metroland Magazine
“Car Talk” at Stageworks

Pittsfield Gazette
Review of “Sleuth” at Barrington Stage
Review of “Candide” at the BTF
Review of “Pinter’s Mirror” at Shakespeare & Company
Theaters Offer Meet & Greets

The Rutland Herald
Preview of “The Year of Magical Thinking” at Weston
Brandon Town Players Bring “The Sound of Music” to the Paramount
Stay for a Spell in Weston

The Saratogian
“Last of the Mohicans” Outdoor Drama Sets Sail on a Steamship

Schenectady Daily Gazette
Busy Actor/Director Dylan Baker is Never Sure What’s Next
“Zanna Don’t” Reverses Thinking on What’s Normal
Young Performers Offer One-Act Opera by Mozart
Glimmerglass Presents Dark “Consul” with Passion
$20 Tickets to See Rent at Proctors
Play's Conflict Emerges in Cars
Young Diva Enjoys Adrenaline Rush Theatre Provides
Musical Reflects Realities of Life “Rent” Star Says
“Twelfth Night” is Ever-Fresh
Young Performer Hooked on Musical Theatre
Best Bets: Theater

The North Adams Transcript
Couple Who Met at WTF Return to Work on Show
Wendy Malick Appears in “What is the Cause of Thunder?”
Hubbard Hall Presents “A Night at the Opera”
Nicholas Martin Tightens WTF Season
Review of “Hamlet” at Shakespeare & Company

The Troy Record
Review of “What is the Cause of Thunder?” at the WTF
“Rent” Star in it for the Long Haul
Local “Producers” Quite An Undertaking
Summer Shines on Family Theater

The Valley Advocate
Shakespeare, Foursooth
Now and Then
Knock About is Fair Play
The Hills Are Alive
PVPA and Brick: To Be or Not To Be
Minority Report
The Latchis: Artfully Sustained
Summer Seasoning

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