Photo Flash: First Look at Berkshire Theatre Group's SAME TIME, NEXT YEAR

Berkshire Theatre Group presents Bernard Slade's Same Time, Next Year at The Fitzpatrick Main Stage in Stockbridge, Opening Night tonight, July 25 at 8pm. Previews began July 23 at 8pm and the show will close on August 10 at 8pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

George and Doris are married, but not to each other. After a passionate chance meeting, the two decide to meet once a year to rekindle their relationship. Encompassing twenty five years of reunions, manners and morals, this Tony-nominated and Drama Desk Winning play is a hilarious and touching look at unconventional love and changing times.

The cast includes David Adkins as George and Corinna May as Doris. This is Adkin's 19th season with BTG and May's 3rd season.

Kyle Fabel (Director) Berkshire Theatre Group Director: A Thousand Clowns (2012), Homestead Crossing (2012), Finnian's Rainbow (2011), No Wake (2010). BTG Actor: The Einstein Project, Four Dogs and a Bone, The Illusion, Keely and Du. Other Directing credits: Half 'n Half 'n Half, Mrs. Whitney,The Persian Quarter, Fabuloso, Tranced, The Four of Us, Trying (Merrimack Repertory Theatre); An Enemy of the People, The Last 5 Years (Playhouse on Park); Rich Hall's Campfire Stories (Edinburgh); A Cautionary Tail; Ayckbourn's A Small Family Business, The Suicide, Enrico IV & The Ruffian on the Stair (NYU Graduate Acting Program). Other actor credits: Sorkin's The Farnsworth Invention (Broadway); A Free Man of Color (LCT). Addt'l New York credits:The Triangle Factory Project & Noël Coward's Long Island Sound (The Actors Company Theatre); David Ives' English Made Simple (Primary Stages). Regional credits: The Primrose Path (Guthrie); The Farnsworth Invention & Feydeau's Private Fittings (La Jolla Playhouse); The Alchemist (Shakespeare Theatre DC); A Steady Rain (Hartford Theaterworks); Closer, The Dead Eye Boy & Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park); The Taming of the Shrew (Williamstown Theatre Festival); Cymbeline & Loot (Hartford Stage Company);The Last Hurrah (Huntington Theatre); Tony Kushner's Hydriotaphia (Alley); Rich Hall's Best Western (Edinburgh). TV: Law and Order: Criminal Intent. MFA from NYU Tisch School Of The Arts.

Corinna May (Doris) is delighted to be returning to the BTG for her third season. BTG: Homestead Crossing (Anne), Two-Headed (Lavinia). National Broadway Tour: The Graduate with Jerry Hall/Linda Gray/Lorraine Bracco/ Kelly McGillis/Morgan Fairchild (Mrs. Braddock, u/s Mrs. Robinson). NYC: premiere of Thirty Story Masterpieces by Tommy Smith. Regional: Merrimack Rep, Portland StageHomestead Crossing; Redhouse Frozen; Syracuse Stage The Smell of the Kill, Romeo & Juliet; Capitol Rep The Smell of the Kill; Repertory Theater of St. Louis Misalliance; Studio Arena The Dining Room, Season's Greetings; Virginia Stage Co. Terra Nova, Twelfth Night, Blithe Spirit; Philadelphia Theater Co. Sight Unseen. Shakespeare & Company (22 seasons): 28+ productions including King Lear, The Memory of Water, Twelfth Night, A Winter's Tale, A.R.Gurney's Ancestral Voices, Enchanted April, Roman Fever, Jack and Jill, Betrayal, Songs from the Heart, Fortune and Misfortune, House of Mirth,Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hamlet, Much Ado About Nothing. Wharton Salon: Xingu, Autre Temps. Film: Split Ends (starring); Speck's Last; Rain Without Thunder. Television:Unforgettable(CBS) ; Law & Order (NBC); Evening at the Pops (PBS); Bourbon Street (indie pilot). Playwright: Dancing with the Czar. Designated Linklater voice teacher, Guild-certified Feldenkrais practitioner. Proud to be a union member!

David Adkins (George) Nineteen seasons at BTG including: Homestead Crossing, Sylvia, No Wake,Faith Healer, Waiting for Godot, Love! Valour! Compassion!, The Misanthrope, The Father, The Middle Ages (by A.R. Gurney), Hasty Heart, and Charley's Aunt. Broadway: National Actors Theater: St. Joan; Manhattan Theater Club: Boy Gets Girl; Primary Stages: Sabina, Immaculate Misconception; Aquila Theatre Co.: Agamemnon (Olympia Dukakis). Women's Project: Transfigures. Regional: Barrington Stage, San Jose Rep: Mandrake Root (Lynn Redgrave); Merimack Rep: Seafarer (IRNE nomination); Goodman Theater, George St. Playhouse, Kennedy Center, ACT - San Francisco; Huntington; Center Stage; Long Wharf, Denver Center Theatre,. Theater; and others. TV: The Americans, Without A Trace;Trinity; Chicago Hope; Law & Order; L & O SVU; Blaq Jaq (Forrest Whitiker); PBS: Ben Franklin; the New York Soaps. Juilliard.

Same Time, Next Year by Bernard Slade, directed by Kyle Fabel, features scenic design by Randall Parsons, costume design by Charles Schoonmaker, lighting design by Paul Hackenmueller and sound design by J Hagenbuckle.

Tickets to Same Time, Next Year are $38-$58, all preview tickets are $38. 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 www.BerkshireTheatreGroup.org. All plays, schedules, casting and prices are subject to change.

Photo Credit: Abby LePage

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Corinna May and David Adkins


David Adkins and Corinna May


David Adkins


Corinna May and David Adkins


David Adkins and Corinna May


David Adkins and Corinna May


Corinna May and David Adkins

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