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Kieron Barry World Premiere Gets Stageworks/Hudson Revival

Danielle Skraastad, Christopher Kelly  and Olivia Gilliatt in 'Tomorrow in the Battle' (photo Rob Shannon)

(HUDSON, N.Y.) – “Tomorrow in the Battle” by English playwright Kieron Barry returns to Stageworks/Hudson – where it had its world premiere in August 2012 – running Wednesdays through Sundays, August 13- August 31, 2014. Starring Danielle Skraastad, Christopher Kelly and Olivia Gilliatt, under the direction of Laura Margolis, “Tomorrow in the Battle” finds Simon,…

CTC Season Concludes with One-Woman Show ‘The Amish Project’

Allison McLemore

(CHESTER, Mass.) – The curtain comes down on the 25th anniversary season at Chester Theatre Company (CTC) with Jessica Dickey’s The Amish Project, running from Thursday, August 14, through Sunday, August 24, 2014, at the Chester Town Hall. CTC favorite Allison McLemore, star of last season’s smash hit production of Tryst, tackles all the roles…

Incubator for New Choreography to Feature Works-in-Progress Showings

'Out of the Box' choreography by Vincent Brewer

(GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass.) – Berkshire native Vincent Brewer has founded the Berkshire Choreography Project, an incubator for creating new cutting-edge, original choreography. The project is based at Berkshire Pulsein Housatonic, and will present two free, informal showings of works-in-progress on Friday, August 15, 2014, at 8pm and Saturday, August 16, at 7:30 pm. “In the…

New Gallery Opens on MASS MoCA Campus

IAP 06_26 gallery north side

(NORTH ADAMS, Mass.) – Independent Art Projects (IAP) will celebrate the grand opening of its 2,500 square-foot exhibition space on the MASS MoCA campus (at 1315 MASS MoCA Way) with a reception and a series of talks by artists and the gallery owners who represent them. The events start Thursday, July 31, 2014, and continues…

Apollo Trio to Play Mozart, Rachmaninoff and Schubert at Meeting House

Apollo Trio

(NEW MARLBOROUGH, Mass.) – The Apollo Trio will play piano trios by Mozart, Rachmaninoff and Schubert at New Marlborough’s historic Meeting House on Saturday, September 21, 2013, at 4:30 p.m., as part of the Music and More series. A reception follows the concert in the Meeting House Art Gallery. The trio, comprised of violinist Curtis…

Charles Ives Music at the Meeting House

Donald Berman

(NEW MARLBOROUGH, Mass.) – The distinctly American musical works of Connecticut Yankee composer Charles Ives will be presented at the Meeting House on Saturday, August 31, 2013, at 4:30 p.m., as part of the Music & More series. Performers include mezzo-soprano Deborah Rentz-Moore, pianist Donald Berman, and violinist Daniel Stepner. Ives, whose music was largely…

Parsons Dance Celebrates Ellsworth Kelly’s 90th Birthday at PS21

"Nascimento Novo" / Parsons Dance

(CHATHAM, N.Y.) – Parsons Dance Company previews EK90, a newly commissioned dance work celebrating artist Ellsworth Kelly’s 90th birthday, at PS21 on Friday and Saturday, August 30 and 31, 2013, at 8pm. The program also includes Nascimento Novo, Brothers, Ebben, and Caught. These two special evening performances bring down the curtain on the PS21 2013…

Evening-Length Work Fuses Urban and Classical Influences at Jacob’s Pillow

KYLE ABRAHAM PAVEMENT

(BECKET, Mass.) – Kyle Abraham/Abraham.In.Motion will perform its evening-length dance piece, Pavement, about the decline of inner-city black neighborhoods in Pittsburgh, in the Doris Duke Theatre at Jacob’s Pillow from Wednesday, August 21, through Sunday, August 25, 2013.  The diverse music used in the work range from classical greats such as Johann Christian Bach and…

RUBBERBANDance Group Blends Hip Hop and Classical Dance at PS21

Rubberbandance

(CHATHAM, N.Y.) – Canadian dance company RUBBERBANDance Group brings its fusion of hip-hop, ballet and modern dance to PS21: Performance Spaces for the 21st Century on Friday and Saturday, August 23 and 24, 2013, at 8pm. The ensemble will perform Gravity of Center, which follows the journey of five dancers representing a family, a nomadic…