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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 1/10/18 by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 1/10/18. Nick Payne's "Constellations" opens at TheaterWorks in Hartford. The Springfield Symphony's guest pianist, Diane Walsh, was on Broadway opposite Ja…

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Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 1/3/18 by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 1/3/18. Sharon Washington stars in Feeding The Dragon at Hartford Stage. Sondheim’s Road Show is reason for a Boston road trip and arts news for W.Mass an…

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Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 12/27/17 by Mark G Auerbach

The Westfield News Group ArtsBeat or 12/27/17. Tanglewood celebrates a Leonard Bernstein Centennial, and Goodspeed presents a Festival of New Musicals and more arts news for W.Mass and No.CT.

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

ArtsBeat Radio 12/2O/17 on 89.5fm/WSKB with Rob Ruggiero, Noble Shropshire, Joshua Burrage by Mark G Auerbach

My ArtsBeat Radio program for 12/2O/17 on 89.5fm/WSKB with TheaterWorks' Rob Ruggiero, Noble Shropshire from Hartford Stage's A Christmas Carol, and Westfield native Josh Burrage from Broadw…

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat "The Arts In Review", Part 2 by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat "Best of The Arts" Part 2. The outstanding plays, musicals, directors, and designers in WMass and No.CT this year.

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Thursday, December 7, 2017

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat "The Arts In Review", Part 1 by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group Best of the Arts 2017, Part 1. Some of the innovators: Kristen Van Ginhoven and WAM Theatre; Matt Bertuzzi and Kevin Rhodes for the Springfield Symphony Real Time Concer…

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Review: "The Color Purple" at The Bushnell by Mark G Auerbach

Powerful storytelling and John Foyle's distinctive staging make "The Color Purple" in Hartford thrilling.

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Saturday, December 2, 2017

Reviews: "Christmas Carol" at Hartford Stage / "Christmas on the Rocks" at TheaterWorks by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group reviews of two holiday traditions with updates: A Christmas Carol at Hartford Stage has a new "Scrooge". At TheaterWorks, Christmas on The Rocks has a new playlet by Jac…

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 11/29/17 by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 11/29/17. A new "Scrooge" at Hartford Stage, Shakespeare and Company's upcoming season, holiday gift ideas for arts lovers, and theatre news or WMass and No…

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Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 11/22/17 by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 11/22/17. Holiday fare from the traditional "A Christmas Carol" to the wacky "Christmas On The Rocks", holiday pops concerts in Springfield and Hartford, an…

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 11/15/17 by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 11/15/17. "The Color Purple" is Bushnell-bound. User-friendly performances at Hartford Stage, Berkshire Theatre Group, Goodspeed, Springfield Symphony and m…

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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 11/8/17 by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group's ArtsBeat. Theatre and arts news for WMass and No.CT. A preview of holiday fare headed to the region.

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ArtsBeat Radio 11/8/17 on 89.5fm/WSKB with Elizabeth Williamson, Gail Burns, Paul Marte by Mark G Auerbach

ArtsBeat Radio on 89.5fm/WSKB 11/8/17. Mark G. Auerbach chats with Hartford Stage's Elizabeth Williamson, the Berkshire Theatre Awards' Gail Burns, and Paul Marte from The Bushnell.

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat Extra: Berkshire Theatre Awards by Mark G Auerbach

Recap of the Berkshire Theatre Awards, presented November 6 at Barrington Stage in Pittsfield, MA.

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Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 11/1/17 by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat or 11/1/17. Chester Theatre Company and Goodspeed Musicals travel programs, Garrison Keillor in Pittsfield, The Edwards Twins in Northampton, and more. Theatre …

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Saturday, October 28, 2017

Review: "Seder" World Premiere at Hartford Stage by Mark G Auerbach

Sarah Gancher's "Seder" has its world premiere at Hartford Stage. Set in Budapest after the IronCurtain falls, it's a taut, compelling family drama about reconciling with the past.

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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Review: "Rags" Revised at Goodspeed Musicals by Mark G Auerbach

A fine revisal of a musical with an exquisite score, beautifully staged, designed, and performed.

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Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 10/25/17 by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 1O/25/17. WAM Theatre's Berkshire Leadership Conference, Tony Danza comes to Springfield, and more arts news for WMass and N.CT.

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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Review: "School of Rock" at The Bushnell by Mark G Auerbach

School of Rock's national tour is at The Bushnell in Hartford this week.. An energetic stage adaptation of the movie with some Andrew Lloyd Webber rock and a great kids ensemble.

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 10/18/17 by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 10/18/17. Theatre and arts news for W.Mass and N.CT. Springfield Symphony Viva America features Gershwin and Bernstein, plus new shows at CT Repertory Theat…

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Saturday, October 14, 2017

Review: "The Wolves" at TheaterWorks, Hartford by Mark G Auerbach

A promising new play by Sarah DeLappe opens TheaterWorks' season, energetically performed by an ensembleofactresses playing an indoor soccer team.Great direction by Eric Ort.

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Monday, October 9, 2017

Review: "Gaslight" at Barrington Stage by Mark G Auerbach

Patrick Hamilton's pre-WW2 thriller is relevantly thrilling today.

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Review: "Les Miserables" at The Bushnell in Hartford by Mark G Auerbach

The new tour is a resh take on aclassic, with terrific new sets, staging and orchestrations.

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Monday, October 2, 2017

Review: "Lost Lake" at Berkshire Theatre Group by Mark G Auerbach

A summer rental gone wrong takes center stage in Berkshire Theatre Group's fall production o David Auburn's "Lost Lake".

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 9/27/17 by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat 9/27/17. Theatre and arts happenings in WMass and N.CT. My Westfield News Group ArtsBeat 9/27/17. "The Wolves" opens TheaterWorks season. "The Last Wife" at WAM…

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 9/20/17 by Mark G Auerbach

Theatre and arts news for WMass and N.CT. . Rags revisal at Goodspeed, Midtown Men in Springfield, Moonfish Theatre in Amherst, and Mike Thornton and Gruppo Mondo jazz in Egremont.

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 9/13/17 by Mark G Auerbach

"Lost Lake" next at Berkshire Theatre Group, "Fab Faux" opens UMass Fine Arts Center season and other theatre and arts news for WMass and No.CT.

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ArtsBeat Radio 9/13/17 on 89.5fm/WSKB with Alexander Dodge, Eric Ort, Mike Thornton by Mark G Auerbach

ArtsBeat Radio 89.5gm/WSKB on 9/13/17 with Alexander Dodge, scenic designer of Hartford Stage's A Midsummer Night's Dream, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, and Anastasia; Eric Ort, Th…

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 9/6/17 by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat 9/6/17. Arts news for W.Mass and N. CT. Five College New Music Festival, Northampton's Academy of Music Season, Company extended at Barrington Stage and more..

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Friday, September 1, 2017

ArtsBeat Radio 9/1/17/17 on 89.5fm/WSKB with Goodspeed Musicals' Elisa Hale by Mark G Auerbach

9/1/17 ArtsBeat Radio on 89.5fm/WSKB. Host Mark G. Auerbach chats with Goodspeed Musicals' Elisa Hale about the historic theatre, and past, present, and future Goodspeed productions includin…

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Thursday, August 31, 2017

Review: "Georgie" at Barrington Stage by Mark G Auerbach

Ed Dixon shares his relationship with the eccentric actor George Rose in a tour-de-force solo performance.

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