The Berkshire Theatre Group is staging the world premiere of Kelly Masterson's, Edith – a play about first lady, Edith Wilson. The show run July 31-Aug. 11. Tony nominee, Jane Atkinson, will star in the title role as Edith Bolling Wilson, with Jack Gilpin as President Woodrow Wilson. We learn more from playwright, Kelly Masterson, and director, Michael Sexton.

The Power of Duff is the second Mainstage of this Powerhouse season. We speak with director, Peter DuBois, and playwright, Stephen Belber.

From Los Angeles company Teatro de Facto Fires are Confusing is written and directed by Zach Helm. We speak with Helm and actors Michael Chernus and Griffin Dunne.

A Powerhouse Inside Look, The House That Will Not Stand will run in the Susan Stein Shiva Theater July 20-22. We welcome playwright Marcus Gardley, director, Marion McClinton, and actors Harriett Foy and Dennis Parlato.

Herb Gardner’s A Thousand Clowns will open the Berkshire Theatre Group’s Fitzpatrick Main Stage on July 21 and run through July 28th. Director, Kyle Fabel, joins us along with two actors in the show - Russell Posner and CJ Wilson.

The opening night film of this year's Berkshire International Film Festival is Ethel - it's screening at The Mahaiwe on Thursday, May 31st at 7:30pm. Ethel is a feature length documentary about the remarkable life of Ethel Kennedy, told by those who know her best: her family. Directed by her Emmy-Award winning daughter, Rory Kennedy, the film features candid interviews with Ethel and seven of her children.