Tag Archive for Great Barrington

(Concert Review) Rufus Wainwright, Mahaiwe, 5.9.15

Rufus Wainwright Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center Great Barrington, Mass. May 9, 2015 Review and photos by Seth Rogovoy (GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass.) – Rufus Wainwright is scary. By that I mean he is so overflowing with talent, from so many different places and in so many different directions, that it seems he may not be able…

Rufus Wainwright Brings His Best to the Mahaiwe

(GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass.) – Folk-pop singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright brings his “Best of” tour to the Mahaiwe on Saturday, May 9, 2015, at 8pm. Wainwright is widely regarded as one of the best songwriters of his generation by his fellow musicians, critics, and audiences alike, and in addition to seven albums of his own songs and…

Noche Flamenca Presents ‘Antigona’ at Mahaiwe

(GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass.) – Noche Flamenca, one of the most authentic flamenco companies in the world today, will present “Antigona” at the Mahaiwe on Friday, January 23, 2015, at 8pm. This new evening-length work based on Sophocles’ ancient Greek heroine combines live music, song, and dance, bringing the fiery, expressive nature of flamenco to one…

‘Typewriter Plays’ by Joan Ackermann Get World Premiere Staging

(GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass.) – A series of four one-acts called Q W E R T Y; Typewriter Plays by Joan Ackermann receives its world premiere staging at Mixed Company beginning Thursday, October 3, 2013, and running Thursdays through Sundays at 8pm through Sunday, October 27. “Q W E R T Y” is comprised of four…

Saint Anyway Brings ‘Stomp-Grass’ to Castle Street Café

(GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass.) – Minnesota-based string band Saint Anyway brings its unique “stomp-grass” sound to Castle Street Café on Saturday, October 5, 2013, at 7:30pm. Hailing from Duluth, Minn., the birthplace of Bob Dylan, Saint Anyway plays a hard-driving, hard-picking North Country bluegrass-inflected original roots music it calls “stomp-grass” that should appeal to fans of…

Heather Fisch Revives Vaudeville at the Mahaiwe

(GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass.) – La Belle Epoque, an original depression-era cabaret musical by Heather Fisch, will be staged at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center on Saturday, August 10, 2013, at 8pm. The show, featuring chorus girls, live music, slapstick comedy, and choreography, is both a revival of and homage to the old vaudeville style for…

New Paintings by Tina Sotis on Display at Great Barrington Gallery

(GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass.)  – A reception celebrating the opening of Sometimes the Light Is Enough, an exhibit of new oil paintings by Tina Sotis at the CATA Studio Space, takes place on Saturday, August 3, 2013, from 3:30 to 6:30 pm. Twenty-five new pieces will be on display in the show, many or most of…

Comedian Rita Rudner to Entertain at the Mahaiwe

(GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass.) – Comedian Rita Rudner, who performs mostly in Las Vegas, will make a rare appearance in the region when she entertains at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center on Sunday, August 4, 2013, at 7pm. In addition to comedy, Rudner is a New York Times-bestselling author, an award-winning television personality, screenwriter, playwright, Broadway…

Mary Chapin Carpenter and Marc Cohn Join Forces for Mahaiwe Concert

(GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass.) – Acclaimed singer-songwriters Mary Chapin Carpenter and Marc Cohn will team up for a joint concert featuring their own songs plus personal favorites by other artists when they share the stage at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center on Thursday, July 25, 2013, at 8pm. Over the course of her career, Mary Chapin…