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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Arts Beat by Westfield Newsroom

by Mark G. Auerbach Of Note Hartford Stage has announced the remaining two productions of its upcoming season.  Incoming Artistic Director Melia Bensussen will stage Eugene O’Neill’s co…

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Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Arts Beat by Westfield Newsroom

by Mark G. Auerbach Hartford Stage Announces Casting for “The Flamingo Kid” Hartford Stage has announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere musical The Flamingo Kid, helme…

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Arts Beat by Westfield Newsroom

by Mark G. Auerbach The Springfield Symphony Celebrates The Golden Age of Broadway on March 9 “There is no tune like a showtune” wrote Broadway composer Jerry Herman, and The Springfield…

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Sunday, February 24, 2019

Review: “Detroit ‘67” at Hartford Stage by Westfield Newsroom

by Mark G. Auerbach Hartford Stage is presenting Dominique Morriseau’s Detroit ‘67, a co-production with New Jersey’s McCarter Theatre,in a partnership which gave us Murder on The Orie…

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Review: Storm Large’s Holiday Ordeal at The UMass Fine Arts Center by Westfield Newsroom

by Mark G. Auerbach Storm Large, the Massachusetts born-and-raised chanteuse., rocker, singer/songwriter, actress, and frequent vocalist of Pink Martini, returned to the Valley with her back…

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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Arts Beat by Westfield Newsroom

by Mark G. Auerbach Theaterworks Presents “The Legend of Georgia McBride” Matthew Lopez’s The Legend of Georgia McBride is a new play catching the attention of theatres coast-to-coast,…

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Friday, March 9, 2018

Arts Beat Extra: Darko Tresnjak, Hartford Stage Artistic Director, to Step Down After 2018-19 Season by Westfield Newsroom

by Mark G. Auerbach Darko Tresnjak will step down as Hartford Stage’s Artistic Director at the conclusion of the 2018-19 season. Tresnjak has served as the Tony Award-winning theatre…

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Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Arts Beat by Westfield Newsroom

by Mark G. Auerbach Think Summer! Chester Theatre Company Announces Season Producing Artistic Director Daniel Elihu Kramer has announced Chester Theatre Company’s 2018 Summer Season, w…

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Arts Beat by Westfield Newsroom

by Mark G. Auerbach Think Summer! Chester Theatre Company Announces Season Producing Artistic Director Daniel Elihu Kramer has announced Chester Theatre Company’s 2018 Summer Season, w…

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Review: “Cabaret” at The UMass Fine Arts Center by Westfield Newsroom

by Mark G. Auerbach History repeats itself in musical theatre, as the Roundabout Theater’s award-winning production of Cabaret visits the UMass Fine Arts Center for one performance.  Dire…

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Review: “Cabaret” at The UMass Fine Arts Center by Westfield Newsroom

by Mark G. Auerbach History repeats itself in musical theatre, as the Roundabout Theater’s award-winning production of Cabaret visits the UMass Fine Arts Center for one performance.  Dire…

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Arts Beat by Westfield Newsroom

by Mark G. Auerbach Think Summer! CT. Rep Announces Nutmeg Summer Series Terrence Mann has announced the three-musical summer season for the Connecticut Repertory Theatre’s Nutmeg Summer S…

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Arts Beat by Westfield Newsroom

by Mark G. Auerbach Think Summer! CT. Rep Announces Nutmeg Summer Series Terrence Mann has announced the three-musical summer season for the Connecticut Repertory Theatre’s Nutmeg Summer S…

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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Review: “The Bodyguard” at The Bushnell by Westfield Newsroom

by Mark G. Auerbach I watched the film version of The Bodyguard for the first time over the weekend, and like many of the reviewers covering the film in 1992, felt that the score was beyond-…

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Monday, February 19, 2018

WSU to present student production of Carrie: the Musical by Westfield Newsroom

by Taylor Choquette, intern, WSU ’18 WESTFIELD – On March 1-3, the Musical Theatre Guild at Westfield State University will be putting on their production of Carrie: the Musical.…

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Arts Beat Extra: Berkshire Theatre Group Announces 90th Season by Westfield Newsroom

by Mark G. Auerbach PITTSFIELD – Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) and its Artistic Director and CEO Kate Maguire  have announced the line-up for Berkshire Theatre Group’s 90th Anniver…

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Arts Beat by Westfield Newsroom

by Mark G. Auerbach Rags Gets A Goodspeed Makeover Rags, the famed 1986 musical flop, had a lot of promise going for it, when it opened in Boston enroute to Broadway. It featured a book by J…

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Monday, August 7, 2017

Arts Beat Extra: Westfield’s Joshua Burrage to Make Broadway Debut in Cats by Westfield Newsroom

by Mark G. Auerbach Westfield native Joshua Burrage, who joined the national tour of the Broadway musical Newsies shortly after graduating from Westfield High School in 2014, has been cast i…

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Review: “Finding Neverland” at The Bushnell by Westfield Newsroom

by Mark G. Auerbach The national national tour of the Broadway musical Finding Neverland is playing the Bushnell this week, and it’s a first rate version of the recent Broadway production …

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Saturday, July 29, 2017

Review: “Raging Skillet” at TheaterWorks by Westfield Newsroom

by Mark G. Auerbach TheaterWorks ends its stellar season with the world premiere of Hartford playwright Jacques Lamarre’s stage adaptation of foodie TV star Chef Rossi’s autobiography Ra…

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Arts Beat by Westfield Newsroom

by Mark G. Auerbach Discount Tickets At Berkshires Theatres If you’re a Broadway bargain hunter, you know about the TKTS booth in Times Square, where you can purchase discounted tickets fo…

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Monday, June 26, 2017

Review: “Ragtime” at Barrington Stage by Westfield Newsroom

by Mark G. Auerbach Barrington Stage has opened its Boyd-Quinson Mainstage season with a handsome production of Ragtime, beautifully staged by Joe Calarco with an assist from Shea Sullivan…

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Saturday, May 20, 2017

Review: “Heartbreak House” at Hartford Stage by Westfield Newsroom

by Mark G. Auerbach Darko Tresnjak’s back in Hartford, after steering Anastasia to Broadway, and Hartford Stage is presenting his take on George Bernard Shaw’s comedic and caustic Heartb…

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Arts Beat by Westfield Newsroom

by Mark G. Auerbach Jeff McCarthy is “Kunstler” in Barrington Stage Season Opener Barrington Stage Company, the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA presents The Creative Pla…

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Arts Beat by Westfield Newsroom

by Mark G. Auerbach Heartbreak House Closes Hartford Stage Season George Bernard Shaw’s comic and caustic masterwork, Heartbreak House closes Hartford Stage’s current season, May 11-June…

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Friday, May 5, 2017

Review: Storm Large and Le Bonheur at CityStage by Westfield Newsroom

by Mark G. Auerbach I had never heard about Pink Martini until a couple of years ago, when a friend shared a video of NPR reporter and All Things Considered host Ari Shapiro performing with …

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Arts Beat by Westfield Newsroom

by Mark G. Auerbach Countdown to The Tony Awards Last year, one musical, Hamilton, dominated the Tony Awards race. This season, there are at least eleven competing for the slot of “Best Mu…

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Iconic Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Comes To Umass Fine Arts Center by Westfield Newsroom

AMHERST – One of the nation’s foremost dance companies, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater performs in the Fine Arts Center Concert Hall Tuesday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m. Proc…

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Arts Beat by Westfield Newsroom

by Mark G. Auerbach Saturday Night Fever With its solid gold Bee Gees score and a smart story about a high-stepping disco dancer, from the streets of New York, played to perfection by John T…

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Review: The Book of Mormon by Westfield Newsroom

Review: “The Book of Mormon” at The Bushnell by Mark G. Auerbach Broadway’s super-hit The Book of Mormon zipped into the Bushnell about three years ago, and completely lived up to its …

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Arts Beat by Westfield Newsroom

by Mark G. Auerbach Road Trip: The Night of The Iguana at American Repertory Theater in Cambridge The American Repertory Theater at Harvard, best known as A.R.T. has been, in recent years, a…

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