Photo Coverage: Carmel Dean, Alysha Umphress and More at THE SWEET SONGS OF CARMEL DEAN at Mr. Finn's Cabaret

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in downtown Pittsfield, Mass., presented Carmel's Candy Store: The Sweet Songs of Carmel Dean from August 23 – 25 at Mr. Finn's Cabaret, located on the lower level of the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center (formerly Stage 2).

Carmel's Candy Store featured BSC artists and Broadway regulars Carmel Dean (BSC's The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee; Broadway: American Idiot), Lisa Howard (BSC and Broadway: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Alysha Umphress (BSC's Funked Up Fairy Tales; Broadway: American Idiot) and Michael Winther (BSC's The Mysteries of Harris Burdick; Broadway:33 Variations/Mamma Mia!).

BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the concert below!

Carmel's Candy Store provides a tasty sampling of Dean's work as a composer, with rousing, funny and emotionally evocative lyrics by William Finn, Maya Angelou, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Anna K. Jacobs, Mindi Dickstein and Sarah Underwood.

Mr. Finn's Cabaret, named after the Tony Award-winning composer of Falsettos and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and Artistic Producer of BSC's Musical Theatre Lab, kicked off this premiere season with singer/songwriters Joe Iconis and Nikos Tsakalakos and Broadway's Quentin Earl Darrington.

Mr. Finn's Cabaret is located on the lower level of the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center (formerly Stage 2), 36 Linden Street, Pittsfield. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.barringtonstageco.org.

Photo credit: Stephen Sorokoff

Photo Coverage: Carmel Dean, Alysha Umphress and More at THE SWEET SONGS OF CARMEL DEAN at Mr. Finn's Cabaret

Photo Coverage: Carmel Dean, Alysha Umphress and More at THE SWEET SONGS OF CARMEL DEAN at Mr. Finn's Cabaret
Mr. Finn's Cabaret

Photo Coverage: Carmel Dean, Alysha Umphress and More at THE SWEET SONGS OF CARMEL DEAN at Mr. Finn's Cabaret
Carmel Dean, William Finn, Lisa Howard, Michael Winther, Alysha Umphress

Photo Coverage: Carmel Dean, Alysha Umphress and More at THE SWEET SONGS OF CARMEL DEAN at Mr. Finn's Cabaret
Carmel Dean

Photo Coverage: Carmel Dean, Alysha Umphress and More at THE SWEET SONGS OF CARMEL DEAN at Mr. Finn's Cabaret
Lisa Howard, Michael Winther, Alysha Umpress

Photo Coverage: Carmel Dean, Alysha Umphress and More at THE SWEET SONGS OF CARMEL DEAN at Mr. Finn's Cabaret
Alysha Umphress

Photo Coverage: Carmel Dean, Alysha Umphress and More at THE SWEET SONGS OF CARMEL DEAN at Mr. Finn's Cabaret
Michael Winther

Photo Coverage: Carmel Dean, Alysha Umphress and More at THE SWEET SONGS OF CARMEL DEAN at Mr. Finn's Cabaret
Lisa Howard

Photo Coverage: Carmel Dean, Alysha Umphress and More at THE SWEET SONGS OF CARMEL DEAN at Mr. Finn's Cabaret
William Finn, Annie Golden, Julianne Boyd

Photo Coverage: Carmel Dean, Alysha Umphress and More at THE SWEET SONGS OF CARMEL DEAN at Mr. Finn's Cabaret
Bruno Quinson, Mary Ann Quinson (Barrington Board Presiden) Jamie deRoy, Jim Caruso, EDa Sorokoff

Photo Coverage: Carmel Dean, Alysha Umphress and More at THE SWEET SONGS OF CARMEL DEAN at Mr. Finn's Cabaret
Jim Caruso & Lisa Howard

Photo Coverage: Carmel Dean, Alysha Umphress and More at THE SWEET SONGS OF CARMEL DEAN at Mr. Finn's Cabaret
Jamie deRoy & Annie Golden

Photo Coverage: Carmel Dean, Alysha Umphress and More at THE SWEET SONGS OF CARMEL DEAN at Mr. Finn's Cabaret
Jim Caruso, William Finn, EDa Sorokoff

Photo Coverage: Carmel Dean, Alysha Umphress and More at THE SWEET SONGS OF CARMEL DEAN at Mr. Finn's Cabaret

 

 

 

 

 

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Stephen Sorokoff Stephen's life seems to have always revolved around a camera and a piano. He studied at Manhattan School of Music and performed in the "Borsht Belt" during college vacations, where in the true DIRTY DANCING tradition he met his wife Eda. Stephen was a Board Member of the First All Children's Theater and his wife, a classical pianist, is a Board Member of Barrington Stage Co. In between he made time to be CEO of a multi national machinery company and President of a domestic Textile Mfg. Co. In retirement, he now takes pictures of his 5 grandchildren and various other performers.