Theater

Family and Kid Friendly Theater Activities, Events and Things to Do in the Berkshires, Berkshire County Massachusetts

Berkshire Theatre Group’s ‘Seussical’ comes to a close [PHOTO GALLERY]

PITTSFIELD — Yesterday the members of the 2014 Berkshire Theatre Group Seuss Troupe took their final bows as the 10 day run of the performance came to a close. I was there to capture this final performance ‘on film’ (or SD card).  

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2014 Berkshire Fringe Festival is underway and we’ve got tickets to ‘Clownolio’ to give away

PITTSFIELD — The 2014 Berkshire Fringe Festival kicked off this year’s festival with an opening celebration Saturday, Aug. 2, and will host a variety of family-friendly events and concerts for the next two weeks, Aug. 5-18. Some of the recommended events for families include: Aug. 5, 6, 9, 11, 13, 16: RIOT: An epic tale of Greed,(…)

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Central Berkshire STAGES Camp ‘Lil Abner [PHOTO GALLERY]

Central Berkshire STAGES Camp ‘Lil Abner [PHOTO GALLERY]

    DALTON — On Friday, July 25, participants of the Central Berkshire Regional School District’s STAGES Camp put on their final performance, ‘Lil Abner, and I was there to snap some photos — and catch my youngest son, Shea, as Marryin’ Sam (above left).

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Sensory-friendly performances at Barrington Stage Company set for Aug. 2 and 16

PITTSFIELD — Barrington Stage Company is will host two sensory-friendly performances at productions of “Hairspray Jr.” and “Dancing Lessons” in the upcoming weeks. Sensory-friendly performances are designed to be more accessible to those individuals on the autism spectrum or with sensory sensitivities and are also great for families who are looking for a more relaxed, informal environment. BSC(…)

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We’re giving away a pair of tickets to ‘Seussical’ at The Colonial

PITTSFIELD — Months ago my son came home from an audition at The Colonial. “Man, those kids are good,” he said of his fellow thespians all vying for a part in Berkshire Theatre Group’s 9th Annual Children’s Theatre Production. Of his adolescent self … “I didn’t know how much my voice had changed. I squeaked(…)

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Four more chances to catch this free family-friendly production of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ in Pittsfield

PITTSFIELD — The inaugural play being presented at Pittsfield’s Shakespeare in the Park at Springside Park is “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” one of Shakespeare’s most popular plays. My family had the pleasure of attending last Saturday night’s performance, and you have four more opportunities to catch it this Thursday through Sunday, July 24-27. We left our toddler with my(…)

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Barrington Stage’s Youth Theatre’s ‘Hairspray Jr.’ opens this week

  NOTE: You still have time to enter our Hairspray Jr. Giveaway! It ends tonight at midnight. It’s that time of year again! Time for Barrington Stage Company’s Youth Theatre to stage their summer production! And this year, it is Hairspray, Jr., a fun show full of great music, characters, and energy. Last year, I participated(…)

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We’ve got a boat load of tickets to Barrington Stage’s ‘Hairspray Jr.’ to give away

PITTSFIELD — In our family we make it an annual tradition to attend Barrington Stage Company’s Youth Theatre production, and this year is no different. I’ve read the “Hairspray Jr.”  preview (check it out Monday on the blog) and once again the performance promises incredible youth talent; songs that make you want to get up(…)

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Parents’ Night Out: Less is more at ‘The Skivvies’ coming to Williamstown July 27 and 28

WILLIAMSTOWN — Less is definitely more at the sexiest, sassiest show of the summer coming to the Williamstown Theatre Festival July 27 and 28! Sizzling musical comedy duo Lauren Molina (Ten Cents a Dance at WTF) and Nick Cearley (All Shook Up) – AKA The Skivvies – turn the heat way, way up as they perform stripped(…)

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