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Arts & Culture
11:12 am
Mon August 13, 2012

The Wharton Salon at The Mount

whartonsalon.org

The Wharton Salon joins The Mount’s year-long celebration of Edith Wharton’s 150th birthday by putting Edith Wharton herself onstage this year in The Inner House, August 15-26. Adapted by Dennis Krausnick from Wharton’s 1934 autobiography, A Backward Glance, actress Tod Randolph plays Edith Wharton in a vivid account of Wharton’s public and private life directed by veteran Wharton director, Normi Noël. This is the fourth consecutive season that The Mount has welcomed The Wharton Salon.

Arts & Culture
10:35 am
Mon August 13, 2012

Performing Arts of Woodstock presents "Yankee Tavern" by Steven Dietz

For more than 48 years, Performing Arts of Woodstock has been mounting quality productions of both new and classic plays – their latest offering is Yankee Tavern – A Conspiracy Thriller by Steven Dietz. The play opens this Thursday (8/16) and is directed by Nicola Sheara and stars Michael Juzwak.

Arts & Culture
10:35 am
Fri August 10, 2012

Lake George Dinner Theatre - "The Love List"

The Lake George Dinner Theatre is celebrating its 45th season the professional theater company presents Norm Foster’s The Love List through Oct. 20 at Holiday Inn Resort in Lake George.

The comedy tells the story of two friends who make a list of the traits they consider important in an ideal female companion and the trouble that ensues when they actually meet a woman who fits the bill.

Arts & Culture
11:35 am
Thu August 9, 2012

Maverick Concerts - "Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays"

Mary Fairchild, Director of Publicity for Maverick Concerts, and Mark Chmiel from the Actors & Writers theatre troupe join us to talk about their presentation of Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays this Saturday, August 11th at 6:30pm.

Arts & Culture
11:12 am
Thu August 2, 2012

"Homestead Crossing" - The Berkshire Theatre Group

From William Donnelly, the playwright of the acclaimed production of No Wake, the world premiere of Homestead Crossing begins its Berkshire Theatre Group run at The Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge on August 7th. It officially opens on August 11 and will run through September 1st. We are joined by two actors from the production, David Adkins and Corinna May.

Arts & Culture
10:10 am
Wed August 1, 2012

Michael Cristofer and Judd Hirsch

from dorsettheatrefestival.org

Judd Hirsch will star in the premiere of The Whore and Mr. Moore at the Dorset Theatre Festival in Vermont. The show opens tomorrow. Michael Cristofer, who won the Pulitzer and a Tony Award for his 1977 play, The Shadow Box, wrote the play. We talk with both Hirsch and Cristofer about their careers and The Whore and Mr. Moore.

Arts & Culture
11:10 am
Tue July 31, 2012

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival 2012

The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival began in 1987 and makes its home under a specially designed tent theater on the grounds of the historic Boscobel House & Gardens in Garrison, New York. The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival is dedicated to producing the plays of Shakespeare with an economy of style that focuses energy and resources on script, actors and audience. This season they present Love’s Labour’s Lost, Romeo and Juliet, and The 39 Steps.

Arts & Culture
9:35 am
Tue July 31, 2012

Barbara Cook

Barbara Cook is performing with John Pizzarelli at The Mahaiwe this Saturday. We speak with the Broadway, concert, and recording star.

Arts & Culture
11:12 am
Fri July 27, 2012

"Edith" - Berkshire Theatre Group

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.

Arts & Culture
10:35 am
Fri July 27, 2012

Bard SummerScape 2012 - "The King In Spite of Himself"

Le roi malgré lui, Jules Chéret, 1887. Musée des Arts décoratifs, Paris. Photo: Laurent Sully Jaulmes.

Bard SummerScape's production of Emmanuel Chabrier's rarely produced opera, The King in Spite of Himself (Le Roi Malgré Lui) opens tonight in the Sosnoff Theater at the Richard B. Fisher Center. We learn more about the opera from accomplished director, Thaddeus Strassberger, and world-class Soprano, Nathalie Paulin.

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