Be Here Now: June Brings Lots of Variety to Colonial and Mahaiwe Theatres [Berkshire on Stage]

June 2nd, 2011, 3:30 pm by Sara
Brian Bedford as Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest (photo by David Hou)

Brian Bedford as Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest (photo by David Hou)

At the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center in Great Barrington, it is three dramatic productions. The hit public radio series “Symphony Space’s Selected Shorts” will perform Readings on Fatherhood on Saturday, June 11 at 8pm. Then an encore “Live in HD” broadcast of Roundabout Theatre Company’s critically acclaimed Broadway production of “The Importance of Being Earnest” (with Brian Bedford who is seen in the photo above as Lady Bracknell. Photo by David Hou) on Thursday, June 9 at 7pm and the “Live in HD” broadcast of London’s National Theatre production of “The Cherry Orchard” on Thursday, June 30 at 2pm.

The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield will see the return of the Golden Dragon Acrobats from China, a Bobby Sweet CD release party, God’s Trombones and this week, Sherri James Buxton & Friends. All of this leading up to the much anticipated Berkshire Theatre Festival musical “Tommy,” directed by Eric Hill early in July.

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