From Berkshire Fine Arts: Charles Giuliano offers an in-depth three-part interview with Willamstown theater critic Gail Burns, whose reviews appear regularly at Nippertown, as well as at her own website, GailSez. Read the interview here, here and here.
From Kevin Marshall’s America: Women in comedy
From Chuck Miller: The latest installment of K-Chuck Radio features dance party faves from the ’80s – everything from Frankie Smith’s “Double Dutch Bus” to Midnight Star’s “Freak-A-Zoid.”
From Arts Talk: Steve Barnes reports that Proctors in Schenectady will no longer sell popcorn at live performances; it’s still available at movies, however.
From CRUMBS Blog: Mike Guzzo has announced that CRUMBS Cafe Studio – where he records all of the “Live From CRUMBS Cafe” shows that air of WEXT-FM – is now a fully operational recording studio where you or your band can record your next demo or CD.
From About Last Night: Wall Street Journal theater critic Terry Teachout is excited that Shakespeare & Co. in Lenox will be producing his first play, “Satchmo at the Waldorf,” this summer. Teachout is also the author of the excellent 2009 biography “Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong.”
From The Arts Whisperer: Bob Goepfert regales us with his two best theatrical memories of 2011.