Friday, March 9, 2018

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat Extra for 3/9/18: Darko Tresnjak to Leave Hartford Stage by Mark G Auerbach

Darko Tresnjak to Leave Hartford Stage at the end of next season..

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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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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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Saturday, February 24, 2018

Review: "Murder on the Orient Express" at Hartford Stage by Mark G Auerbach

Ken Ludwig's adaptation of Agatha Christie's classic whodunnit, given a deluxe production at Hartford Stage

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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, 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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