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July 18, 2014

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Two World Premieres on Berkshires Stages Cedars Berkshire Theatre Group presents two-time Tony Award winner James Naughton in the world premiere of Erik Tarloff’s “Cedars” on their Stockbridge campus (July 23-August 9). Naughton plays “Gabe” in the one-person comedic drama about a 50-ish lawyer who comes to terms with his broken marriage, dwindling career, family […]

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“Fiddler on The Roof” at Goodspeed

EAST HADDAM, Conn. – There’s something universal about the appeal of “Fiddler on The Roof”, a musical set in Tsarist Russia, based on Yiddish folk tales by Sholem Aleichem, as adapted by Joseph Stein, with music and lyrics by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick. “Fiddler on The Roof”, which opened on Broadway in 1964, became […]

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The Third Annual “Yidstock” Festival of New Yiddish Music You don’t have to be Jewish to love the sound of klezmer, that jazzy music genre, which originated in Eastern Europe among the Ashkenazi Jews and emigrated, along with them to the New World. The Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, presents its third annual “Yidstock” festival […]

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Review: “Annapurna” in Chester

CHESTER – The Chester Theatre Company is celebrating its 25th Anniversary season with a production of up-and-coming playwright Sharr White’s two-character play, “Annapurna”, a sometimes comic drama about former lovers and spouses, whose lives converge after a twenty year absence. For many, a reason to visit Chester will be an opportunity to see former Westfield […]

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