The Colonial Theatre Announces Over 15 Shows For the Winter/Spring Season
Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO Kate Maguire are excited to announce the 2019 winter and spring season at The Colonial Theatre and The Garage. Tickets are now available for purchase by contacting the Colonial Ticket Office at 111 South Street, Pittsfield by calling 413-997-4444 or online at www.berkshiretheatregroup.org.
Kate Maguire says, "The Colonial Theatre has become the center for great entertainment, wonderful education programs and exciting events in the hub of Berkshire county."
As part of the 10X10 Upstreet Arts Festival, BTG presents BTG PLAYS! 2018-2019 Touring Show, Showtime with Shakespeare: A Magic Tree House Adventure, based on Magic Tree House: Stage Fright on a Summer Night by Mary Pope Osborne, book and lyrics by Jenny Laird and Will Osborne, music and lyrics by Randy Courts and directed by Travis Daly on Saturday, February 23 at 2pm and Sunday, February 24 at 2pm at the Colonial. BTG PLAYS! 2018-2019 Touring Show is generously sponsored by Berkshire Bank.
For their second annual spring production, BTG is thrilled to present Disney's Aladdin JR., with the Academy, Golden Globe, Grammy and Tony Award-winning team of music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman, Tim Rice and Chad Beguelin and book by Chad Beguelin. This production will feature over 60 Berkshire elementary and middle school students.
Directed by Travis Daly, music direction by Erin M. White and choreography by Kathy Jo Grover, Disney's Aladdin JR. will run at The Colonial Theatre on Friday, April 26 at 7pm, Saturday, April 27 at 11am and 2pm and Sunday, April 28 at 2pm and 5pm. Tickets are $10 for children 16 and under and $15 for adults.
BTG Programmer, Tor Krautter says, "The community reacted enthusiastically to our music and comedy programming this fall. This inspired us to create a new Tribute Series, so audiences can hear the music of classic bands at the Colonial. In addition to the wildly popular Comedy Garage series, we are presenting some of the region's most popular original bands and special collaborative events in the newly revived Music Garage series. I'm very excited about these new and established series, along with some amazing national acts and shows coming up at The Colonial Theatre."
National touring acts at The Colonial Theatre include: interactive singing and dancing show, The Choir of Man (3/21) and the four-decade old jam band, Max Creek (4/5).
The new Tribute Series at The Colonial Theatre includes: I'm Going to Graceland (1/11), Lez Zeppelin (2/9), Moondance (3/2), Who Are You (3/30) and Changes in Latitudes (4/6).
The Garage (located in The Colonial Theatre lobby) will feature the Music Garage series and the popular Comedy Garage series, presenting acclaimed regional comedians. The Comedy Garage series is generously sponsored by The Pittsfield Cooperative Bank.
Music Garage series includes: The Alchemystics (1/18), Rev Tor's 8th Annual Dead Of Winter Jam (2/22), Jen Durkin and The Business (3/22) and Swingtown (4/12).
Comedy Garage series includes: Andy Pitz (1/10), Comedians: TBA (2/7, 3/7, 4/11), Catherine Cohen (5/16) and Mary Cella (6/6).
To purchase tickets, visit www.BerkshireTheatreGroup.org, contact the Colonial Ticket Office by calling 413-997-4444, or in-person at the Colonial Ticket Office at 111 South Street, Pittsfield. Ticket offices are open Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm, Sundays 10am-2pm or on any performance day from 10am until curtain.