2017 Berkshire Theatre Award Winners Announced [Berkshire on Stage]

November 7th, 2017, 1:30 pm by Greg
Lynnette R. Freeman and Quentin Mare. Photo: Emma K. Rothenberg-Ware.

Lynnette R. Freeman and Quentin Mare in “Lost Lake,” the winner of the Berkie for Best Play

Photograph by Emma K. Rothenberg-Ware

At an SRO ceremony held on the stage of the St. Germain Theatre at Barrington Stage Company in Pittsfield, the Berkshire Theatre Critics Association presented the Berkshire Theatre Awards on Monday evening (November 6). This was the second year the awards have been presented to honor and celebrate the excellence and diversity of theater in the greater Berkshire region.

Critics J. Peter Bergman and Macey Levin once again hosted the ceremony, which saw top honors for Best Play go to the Berkshire Theatre Group’s production of David Auburn’s Lost Lake, and a tie between Barrington Stage Company’s production of Stephen Sondheim’s Company and the Mac-Haydn Theatre’s production of Hello, Dolly! for Best Musical.

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The Berkshire Theatre Group captured both of the Outstanding Direction awards, with Eric Hill winning for his production of Edward Albee’s At Home at the Zoo, and James Barry for his direction of the musical Million Dollar Quartet.

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