Posts Tagged ‘Berkshire Fringe Festival’

Berkshire Fringe Festival Has It All – Comedy, Drama, Music, Labs – August 2-18 [Berkshire on Stage]

Friday, August 1st, 2014
Brooklyn’s Under The Table present The Hunchback of Notre Dame, a wildly hilarious, irreverent and poignant reimagining of Victor Hugo’s classic tale.

Brooklyn’s Under The Table present “The Hunchback of Notre Dame,” a wildly hilarious, irreverent and poignant reimagining of Victor Hugo’s classic tale.

Founded in 2003 by Sara Katzoff, Peter Wise and Timothy Ryan Olson, the Berkshire Fringe Festival begins its second decade at its new home, the Shire City Santuary in Pittsfield. The Berkshire Fringe is an international center for new work in the heart of the Berkshire Community. Since its first events in 2005, the Berkshire Fringe has become a vital testing ground and has hosted over 500 emerging performers while bringing nearly 100 full-length original productions to the Berkshires.

Participating artists are given space to develop and perform their newest concepts, teach community workshops and invite audiences to engage more deeply in the creative process through open rehearsals and discussions.

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2013 Berkshire Fringe Festival Has a full calendar July 17-August 3 at Daniels Arts Center of Bard College [Berkshire on Stage]

Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

by Sara Katzoff

Great Barrington, MA: This summer, a new generation of theater makers from across the United States will discover a vibrant home as part of the 9th Annual Berkshire Fringe. Dozens of emerging artists and ensembles spanning the disciplines of theater, dance, music, solo performance and rock opera will participate in the action packed three week festival that runs July 15-August 5 at the Daniel Arts Center (Bard College at Simon’s Rock) in Great Barrington.

Nine productions including three world premieres were curated from an open submission process involving 100 applicants from across the United States and around the globe. Works selected for the 2013 festival demonstrated a high level of professionalism and play while resonating with the Fringe’s mission to introduce adventurous programming to the Berkshire cultural community.

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