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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Melia Bensussen Named Next Artistic Director of Hartford Stage by Patrick Berry

New Artistic Leadership announced at Hartford Stage.

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

ArtsBeat Radio Special on 89.5m/WSKB. "Christmas on The Rocks" at TheaterWorks by Mark G Auerbach and Patrick Berry

The Westfield News Group / ArtsBeat Radio special on TheaterWorks' "Christmas on The Rocks" for 89.5fm/WSKB, with hosts Patrick Berry and Mark G. Auerbach, producer Peter Cowles, and from Th…

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Sunday, July 22, 2018

ArtsBeat Radio on 89.5fm/WSKB July '18: Berkshire Theatre Group Special by Mark G Auerbach and Patrick Berry

Westfield News Show and ArtsBeat Radio salute the 90th anniversary of Berkshire Theatre Group on 89.5fm/WSKB. Hosts Patrick Berry and Mark G. Auerbach interview the actors, directors, and ad…

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Sunday, June 17, 2018

Review: Dynamic “Church & State” at Berkshire Theatre Group by Patrick Berry

by Mark G. Auerbach Berkshire Theatre Group has opened its 90th season with Jason Odell Williams’ Church & State, a vibrant and timely comedic drama about a red state Republican senato…

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Friday, August 25, 2017

Arts Beat Extra: Westfield’s Nick Burrage Joins The Cast of Cinderella on Its National Tour by Patrick Berry

by Mark G. Auerbach The Burrage family of Westfield is supplying a second Broadway musical with Westfield talent. While one son, Joshua, finished a national tour of Newsies to join the Broad…

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

89.5fm/WSKB Special: Berkshire Theatre Group by Mark G Auerbach and Patrick Berry

The 2-hour Westfield News Radio special on the Berkshire Theatre Group for 89.5fm/WSKB. With Westfield News' Patrick Berry, ArtsBeat reporter Mark G. Auerbach, BTG CEO Kate Maguire, and the …

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Monday, July 10, 2017

Double Bill: Disney’s Newsies With Ice Cream by Patrick Berry

by Mark G. Auerbach with Benjamin Jacek Summer’s a great time to introduce young people to live theatre, because the fare is often lighter, the atmosphere is less formal, and there’s no …

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Friday, June 9, 2017

Review: “Fade” at TheaterWorks by Patrick Berry

by Mark G. Auerbach TheaterWorks is showcasing another young playwright on-the-rise with a production of Tanya Saracho’s Fade, a smart, sometimes sad, yet always funny play about a Mexican…

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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Review: Goodspeed Stages “Thoroughly Modern Millie” by Patrick Berry

by Mark G. Auerbach I’d been waiting all winter to head to Goodspeed to see Thoroughly Modern Millie, because I loved the film, loved Angela Lansbury’s rendition of the title song on the…

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Review: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre at The Fine Arts Center by Patrick Berry

by Mark G. Auerbach The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre played to an enthusiastic sold-out audience at the UMass Fine Arts Center. They brought several repertory works with them, includin…

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Arts Beat by Patrick Berry

by Mark G. Auerbach Hartford Stage Introduces “The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey”.  The recent off-Broadway hit, The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey, visits Hartford S…

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