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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Friday, February 16, 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, February 14, 2018

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 2/14/18 by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 2/14/18. "Cabaret" plays the UMass Fine Arts Center, "The Wolves" debuts at Smith, "The Crucible" at CT Rep and theatre news for W.Mass and N. CT.

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 2/7/18 by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 2/7/18. "Murder on The Orient Express" at Hartford Stage, "The Bodyguard" at The Bushnell and theatre news for WMass and No.CT.

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Review: "Something Rotten" at The Bushnell, Hartford by Mark G Auerbach

The national tour of Broadway's "Something Rotten" brings music and comedy to Hartford.

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Friday, January 26, 2018

Review: "Constellations" at Theaterworks by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group review of "Constellations" at Theaterworks in Hartford. An inventive play with innovative staging, a fine live-played music score, and superb performances and design.

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 1/24/18 by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 1/24/18. Barrington Stage’s summer season, Goodspeed’s Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony and arts news for W.Mass. and No.CT..

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Saturday, January 20, 2018

Review: "Feeding The Dragon" at Hartford Stage by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group review of Feeding The Dragon at Hartford Stage. Sharon Washington's tale about growing up in a New York City library. The production moves to Primary Stages in New York …

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 1/17/18 by Mark G Auerbach

The Westfield News Group Arts Beat for 1/17/18. “Something Rotten” at The Bushnell, “The Anatomy of Love” at Playhouse on Park, Steve Martin, Martin Short, Alan Cumming and arts news…

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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

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 12/20/17 by Mark G. Auerbach

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 12/20/17. The best theatre performances of the year, and arts news for W.Mass. and No.CT.

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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 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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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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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 10/11/17 by Mark G. Auerbach

Theatre and performing arts news for WMass and No.CT. "Seder" premieres at Hartford Stage. "School of Rock" heads to Hartford's Bushnell, and more.

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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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