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Berkshire Theatre Group to Present Annette Miller in NOW IS OUR TIME

Berkshire Theatre Group presents Annette Miller in Now Is Our Time, part of the On The Stage Series, featuring Joy Franz, Annette Miller and Joan Coombs, with musical direction by Matti Kovler, at The Colonial Theatre Saturday, August 29th at 7pm.

Tickets to Now Is Our Time are $25, and include a post-show reception with the cast. Tickets may be purchased in person at the Colonial Ticket Office at 111 South Street, Pittsfield; at the Fitzpatrick Main Stage Ticket Office at 83 East Main Street, Stockbridge; by calling (413) 997-4444 or online at All plays, schedules, casting and prices are subject to change.

Now Is Our Time explores the pleasures and perils of the third chapter in plays, poems, prose, and song. A theatrical collage by Annette Miller, featuring Joy Franz, Annette Miller and Joan Coombs, with musical direction by Matti Kovler. All proceeds of this event benefit BTG's scholarship program.

Debuting this year at The Colonial Theatre is the On The Stage Series. This special Series gives audiences the opportunity to see their favorite artists up close and personal, on the historic Colonial stage. Berkshire Theatre Group Programmer, Simon Shaw, says, "Sitting on the Colonial stage, looking out at the beautiful theatre as you watch the artist performing right in front of you is an unforgettable and amazing experience."

Annette Miller has performed on Broadway, Off-Broadway, in Boston, regional theaters, and in film and television. She has been a leading actor at Shakespeare and Co for 18 seasons. She created the role of Golda Meir in Golda's Balcony before it went to Broadway and for which she received Boston's Elliot Norton Best Actor award and Independent Reviewers of New England Award. In Florida, she received the Carbonell Best Actor Award nomination for her portrayal of Vi in August Osage County. Other favorite roles include Maria Callas in Master Class, Diana Vreeland in Full Gallop, Martha Mitchell in Martha Mitchell Calling (Elliot Norton Best Actor Nomination) Duchess of York in Richard III, Maria in Twelfth Night. Film credits include The Company Men, The Imported Bride Groom, The Next Karate Kid, The Eye Has To Travel (documentary on Diana Vreeland), and See How She Runs. On TV Annette had a recurring role on As The World Turns and Ryan's Hope. Other awards include Gann Academy Award for Excellence in the Arts, Boston Jewish Film Festival Award, Zev Cohen Leadership Award, and Excellency in the Performing Arts Award from the Boston Children's Theater. Annette holds a BA and MFA from Brandeis University and is now a Resident Scholar at the Brandeis Women's Studies Research Center where she wrote Now Is Our Time.

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