For those fortunate enough to see it, the Berkshire Theatre Group production of A Little Night Music will likely be the highlight of the 2014 summer season. A Little Night Music – along with possessing a superbly written story based on an Ingmar Bergman movie, Smiles of a Summer Night – has music and lyrics by the incomparable Stephen Sondheim and book by his late collaborator, Hugh Wheeler. In addition to its pedigree, this current presentation has a cast that could open next week on Broadway.
Gov. Deval Patrick talks as moderator Alan Chartock, right, president and CEO of WAMC Northeast Public Radio, and Patrick’s wife, Diane, listen. The couple discussed their relationship during an hourlong conversation at the Colonial Theatre on Sunday.