The first Martel Musical of New York York Stage and Film and Vassar College'sPowerhouse Theatre's 28th Season is The Fortress of Solitude - the play is based on Jonathan Lethem's best-selling novel of the same name. The show is conceived of and directed by Daniel Aukin, with music and lyrics by Michael Friedman and book by Itamar Moses. We speak with this creative trio of theatre super-men about developing the show.
A community of more than 5000 young farmers and activists, the Greenhorns are committed to producing and advocating for food grown with vision and respect for the earth. They are the subject of a film and new book, which will be presented as part of the Curiosity Forum in Cambridge, NY on Friday night. We learn more from Deb Foster and Luke Deikis.
Stephanie Blythe's commanding mezzo-soprano has captivated audiences at the world's greatest opera houses. Following her critically-acclaimed appearance at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York, Ms. Blythe brings to The Mahaiwe, for one show only, her personal tribute to the songs made famous by Kate Smith, the popular music icon whose stirring voice helped the country through the Depression and World War II. She is accompanied by Craig Terry on piano and the show is presented by Berkshire Cabaret.
Fiddler on the Roof runs on the BSC Mainstage in Pittsfield, MA through July 14th. Director/Choreographer Gary John La Rosa; Music Director Darren R. Cohen; and actors Brad Oscar, Joanna Glushak, Rebecca Kuznick, Stephanie Lynn Mason, Dawn Rother, and Colin Israel join us at The Linda for a preview of the production.