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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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 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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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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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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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 8/30/17 by Mark G Auerbach

Theatre and arts news for W.Mass and N.CT. Ed Dixon brings Georgie to Barrington Stage. Avenue Q arrives in Hartford.

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 8/23/17 by Mark G Auerbach

Theatre and arts news this week for W.Mass and No.CT

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Sunday, August 20, 2017

Review: "Our Great Tchaikovsky" at Hartford Stage by Mark G Auerbach

Hershey Felder stars in his play with music about the Rusian composer which is a tour-de-force performance of music and theatre.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat or 8/16/17 by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat for 8/16/17 Arts happenings in W.Mass. and N. CT.. No Boundaries in Art at Berkshire Theatre Group. Berkshires native Michael Wartella's Studio 54 Below gig, a…

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Monday, August 14, 2017

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

Aaron Tveit stars in the Sondheim classic at Barrington Stage.

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat 8/9/17 by Mark G Auerbach

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat theatre and performing arts news in W.Mass. and N. CT. Hershey Felder comes to Hartford Stage. A new musical at Goodspeed, and more.

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Saturday, August 5, 2017

Review: "Oklahoma!" at Goodspeed Musicals by Mark G Auerbach

A spirited and exuberant revival of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic, directed by Jenn Thompson with choreography by Katie Spelman.

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Westfield News Group ArtsBeat 8/2/17 by Mark G Auerbach

Company at Barrington Stage, Music Man at The Colonial and arts happenings in WMass. and CT.

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Monday, July 31, 2017

Review: "Arsenic and Old Lace" at Berkshire Theatre Group by Mark G Auerbach

A handsome revival of a comedy classic inspired by a Northern CT serial killer.

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