bee
Top left: Clifton Guterman, Hannah Del Monte and Demond Green. Top Right: Miguel Cervantes. Above: Cast of Spelling Bee. Photo by Kevin Sprague

the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Music and Lyrics by William Finn, Book by Rachel Sheinkin, Concept by Rebecca Feldman
Additional material by Jay Reiss
Choreographed by Dan Knechtges
Directed by Jeremy Dobrish

June 11 ~ July 12 - Mainstage


“Charming work filled with humor and affection... the performers are near perfect.”Troy Record

“a brand new cast who are so totally beguiling that I can’t imagine their predecessors being any better…” —North Adams Transcript

“Barrington’s ‘Bee’ is simply d-e-l-i-g-h-t-f-u-l… one of the most original and engaging pieces I have seen.” Schenectady Daily Gazette

“It is one of the funniest, sweetest, silliest and most pleasurable musicals I’ve seen in a long life of musical watching.”
BerkshireBrightFocus.com

Violet Hour
(Top)Opal Alladin and Austin Lysy. (Below) Nat DeWolf and Austin Lysy. Photos by Kevin Sprague.

The Violet Hour

By Richard Greenberg
Directed by Barry Edelstein

July 17 ~ August 2 - Mainstage


“A wonderful new work of serious whimsy, glittery style and dark substance... balances heights of wit with depths of feeling.”
New York Times

“Gorgeously written observations about life, love and literati.”Newsday

 


 

Violet Hour
(Top)Christopher Innvar and Gretchen Egolf. (Below) Rebecca Brooksher and Mark H. Dold. Photos by Kevin Sprague.

Private Lives

By Noël Coward
Directed by Julianne Boyd

August 7 ~ August 24 - Mainstage


“This is a full-bodied, richly textured adult comedy--human, robust, nuanced. It is a revelatory delight...Innvar and Egolf ride the underlying dynamics of this volatile couple with uncanny insight.”
--The Berkshire Eagle

“...one of the best productions of this sophisticated comedy...[it] is like a tonic to the soul.” --The Advocate

“Sophisticated fun in expert hands”
-- CurtainUp

 

 


 

Violet Hour
(Top left)David Adkins and Grace Sylvia. (Right) Ross Kane Oparowski and Christian Meola. (Below) Cast of Mockingbird. Photos by Kevin Sprague.

To Kill A Mockingbrid

Adapted by Christopher Sergel
Based on the Novel by Harper Lee
Directed by Julianne Boyd

October 8 ~ 26 - Mainstage


“...this is a flawless presentation. It is just not possible to do a better job of staging a classic.”
- Charles Giuliano
Berkshire Fine Arts

“Powerful and spellbinding...one of the most moving dramas Barrington Stage has ever done.”
- Larry Murray, Arts America

 

 


 

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