Lee Blatt News

Anne L. Nathan and Jeff Blumenkrantz to Star in REGRETTING ALMOST EVERYTHINGAnne L. Nathan and Jeff Blumenkrantz to Star in REGRETTING ALMOST EVERYTHING
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

Lauren Taslitz (book/lyrics) and Danny Ursetti (music) are pleased to announce that their new project REGRETTING ALMOST EVERYTHING (formerly titled Things We Think, But Don't Dare Say) will make its debut with a special two-night run as the final installment of this year's "Artists on the Horizon" emerging musical theater artists series at Mr. Finn's Cabaret at Barrington Stage Company, starring Broadway veterans Anne L. Nathan and Jeff Blumenkrantz. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Mr. Finn's Cabaret Celebrates July 4th With David Lutken & FriendsPhoto Coverage: Mr. Finn's Cabaret Celebrates July 4th With David Lutken & Friends
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jul 5, 2017

David Lutken brought his friends to William Finn's Cabaret at Barrington Stage Co. and they are giving the BSC audience a treasure trove of American Folk Music for July 3rd & 4th. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Company Celebrates Opening Night of THE BIRDSPhoto Coverage: Barrington Stage Company Celebrates Opening Night of THE BIRDS
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 19, 2017

'The Birds' by Irish playwright Conor McPherson and directed by Barrington Stage Companies founder and artistic director Julianne Boyd landed on BSC's Second Stage yesterday and BroadwayWorld was nestled in with the rest of the opening night Pittsfield audience.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jeff McCarthy Takes Bows in KUNSTLER at Barrington Stage CompanyPhoto Coverage: Jeff McCarthy Takes Bows in KUNSTLER at Barrington Stage Company
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 26, 2017

The flyers on the seats at Barrington Stage Company's St Germain Stage were from a 1995 college appearance by William Kunstler, They said in bold letters 'BOYCOTT - Kunstler is a sellout and a hypocrite His defense of Traiters; Terrorists; and Rapists is an insult to the causes for what which he once stood.' Well, these flyers were correct about Jeff McCarthy in Kunstler being a 'sell out' (audience-wise) at Barrington Stage with his brilliant portrayal of the famed defense lawyer. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look at New Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center With Mark H. DoldVIDEO: First Look at New Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center With Mark H. Dold
by Stage Tube - Mar 22, 2017

Take a peek into the newly renovated Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center with tour guide and BSC favorite Mark H. Dold! (more...)

Photo Coverage: William Finn Honored by Barrington Stage Company at FalsettosPhoto Coverage: William Finn Honored by Barrington Stage Company at Falsettos
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 14, 2016

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director JuliAnne Boyd and Managing Director TriStan Wilson,  hosted its annual New York City Benefit, BSC In NYC last night to celebrate the acclaimed BSC Musical Theatre Lab and honor its co-founder and Artistic Producer William Finn and Broadwayworld was there.  (more...)

Photo Flash: WORLD PREMIERE BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER at Barrington Stage CompanyPhoto Flash: WORLD PREMIERE BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER at Barrington Stage Company
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 20, 2016

The world premiere of Broadway Bounty Hunter, took place at Barrington Stage Company last night and Broadwayworld was there for the opening night festivities at the Sydelle & Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center. Broadway Bounty Hunter features music and lyrics by Joe Iconis (Be More Chill, The Black Suits, Bloodsong of Love), book by Joe Iconis, Lance Rubin (author of Denton Little's Deathdate) and Jason SweetTooth Williams (Off Broadway: Once Upon A Mattress), and choreography by Jeffrey Page (Broadway's Violet). Joel Waggoner (BSC's Presto Change-O, Southern Comfort) serves as music director. (more...)

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Annie Golden Leads Joe Iconis' BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER, Beginning Tonight at Barrington StageORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Annie Golden Leads Joe Iconis' BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER, Beginning Tonight at Barrington Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, Mass., presents the Musical Theatre Lab world premiere new musical, Broadway BounTy Hunter, running from tonight, August 12, through September 4, 2016. The Press Opening is August 19 at 7:30pm. (more...)

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Annie Golden to Lead Joe Iconis' BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER at Barrington StageORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Annie Golden to Lead Joe Iconis' BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER at Barrington Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, Mass., has announced the Musical Theatre Lab world premiere new musical, Broadway Bounty Hunter, running from August 12 through September 4, 2016. The Press Opening is August 19 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Company Announces The Creation Of The Wolfson Theater CenterPhoto Coverage: Barrington Stage Company Announces The Creation Of The Wolfson Theater Center
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jul 20, 2016

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, announced the creation of The Wolfson Theater Center, at 122 North Street, Pittsfield, MA. and Broadwayworld was there. The center is made possible through a generous gift from Jessie and Bernard Wolfson, and will serve as the center of BSC operations. Renovations on the building are set to begin in August 2016, with the administrative offices set to relocate in November 2016. BSC's current office space, known as Octagon House (58 Union Street), will be converted into company housing. A.J. Schnopp Jr. Construction Inc., of Dalton, MA, will be the general contractor. (more...)

Barrington Stage to Begin Renovations on New Wolfson Theater Center This AugustBarrington Stage to Begin Renovations on New Wolfson Theater Center This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, announced today the creation of The Wolfson Theater Center, at 122 North Street, Pittsfield, MA. (more...)

Niko Tsakalakos to be Joined by Annie Golden in Return to Barrington Stage, 6/20Niko Tsakalakos to be Joined by Annie Golden in Return to Barrington Stage, 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, welcomes back award-winning composer Niko Tsakalakos with "The Niko Songbook" at Mr. Finn's Cabaret on June 20 at 8:00pm. Tickets are $35. (more...)

Tony Winner William Finn to Host Barrington Stage's Season Opener; Donna McKechnie, Leslie Kritzer & More SetTony Winner William Finn to Host Barrington Stage's Season Opener; Donna McKechnie, Leslie Kritzer & More Set
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, is proud to announce Tony Award-winner William Finn's return to host the popular Songs by Ridiculously Talented Composers and Lyricists You Probably Don't Know, But Should... on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage June 10 and 11 at 8:00pm. (more...)

Barrington Stage Company Kicks Off 2016 10X10 New Play Festival TodayBarrington Stage Company Kicks Off 2016 10X10 New Play Festival Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, announces the 10-minute plays for the 5th Annual 10X10 New Play Festival, part of the 2016 10X10 Upstreet Arts Festival. (more...)

Barrington Stage Company Sets Lineup for 2016 10X10 New Play FestivalBarrington Stage Company Sets Lineup for 2016 10X10 New Play Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, announces the 10-minute plays for the 5th Annual 10X10 New Play Festival, part of the 2016 10X10 Upstreet Arts Festival. (more...)

WAM Theatre's HOLY LAUGHTER Opens 11/1WAM Theatre's HOLY LAUGHTER Opens 11/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2015

 Previews for WAM Theatre's mainstage production of Holy Laughter by Catherine Trieshmann start on Thursday, October 29 and run through Saturday, October 31 at 7:30 pm at the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center at 36 Linden Street in Pittsfield. Tickets for preview performances are just $18. This developmental workshop production officially opens at the 2 pm performance on Sunday, November 1, and continues performances Fridays at 7:30 pm, Saturdays at 2 & 7:30 pm, and Sundays at 2 pm through November 22. The production is recommended for ages 13 and up. (more...)

WAM Theatre Sets HOLY LAUGHTER EventsWAM Theatre Sets HOLY LAUGHTER Events
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2015

As usual, WAM Theatre is offering a variety of audience enrichment events in conjunction with their fall MainStage production. This year's events include a lobby display featuring this year's beneficiaries, talkbacks with the cast and design team and a writing workshop on comedy with the playwright. (more...)

WAM Theatre Wraps Up Second Successful 'Fresh Takes' SeasonWAM Theatre Wraps Up Second Successful 'Fresh Takes' Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2015

As rehearsals begin for WAM Theatre's fall MainStage production of HOLY LAUGHTER the company is basking in the glow of a successful season of 'Fresh Takes' Play Readings. Curated by WAM's Artistic Associate Molly Clancy, all five of this year's plays were penned by living female playwrights,  directed by women and featured many local professional theatre artists. (more...)

Barrington Stage Presents Tom Coash's VEILS, Beginning TonightBarrington Stage Presents Tom Coash's VEILS, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

Barrington Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, will present the new play VEILS by Tom Coash, from tonight, October 1, through October 18, with a press opening Sunday, October 4 at 3pm.. (more...)

Tickets to WAM Theatre's Fall Show Now On SaleTickets to WAM Theatre's Fall Show Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015

Tickets are now on sale for WAM Theatre's fall MainStage production of Holy Laughter, scheduled for for October 29-November 22 at the St. Germain Stage in the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center in Pittsfield. This poignant comedy follows Abigail, an Episcopal priest who finds that the reality of leading a church is radically and hilariously different than what she learned in seminary. Hymns, liturgical dance and a wicked tongue lift playwright Catherine Trieschmann's antic portrait of a small, struggling congregation to comic heights. This will be the first workshop production of this new play, which is still in development. (more...)

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