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WELCOME TO ONE MAN'S VIEWS ON THE BERKSHIRE REGIONAL THEATRE SCENE

BERKSHIRE BRIGHT FOCUS.com 

Reviewing theatre in Berkshire County, Massachusetts

and theaters within driving distance in New York State  (including New York City ),

Vermont, Connecticut, and Massachusetts

YEAR ROUND

Our seasons begin Oct 1 and end September 30

Scroll down to region sections for new reviews

and

see at bottom of page:  CD/Music reviews

For reviews for 2018-2019 see blue pages below;

For older reviews go to Archives

2021 SEASON

This is going to be a terrific season: Live Theater is BACK!!

Starting this week (June 3) there will be new reviews every few days. Please check back to see what is available and what is worthwhile. Every state in our region (Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, Vermont) is going to be presenting

new work and new works.

It promises to be very exciting.

Keep tuned to this site.

WANT TO KNOW MORE ABOUT WHAT'S AVAILABLE?

Click on the links in each region (the most recent at the top) below;

then make up your own mind about what to see.

BERKSHIRE COUNTY/REGION THEATRES


including:

Barrington Stage Company, Berkshire Opera Festival, Berkshire Playwrights Lab, Berkshire Theatre Group, Chester Theatre, Cranwell, Emergent Ensemble, GhostLit Theatre, Great Barrington Public Theatre, Northampton Academy of Music, Pauline Productions, Shakespeare and Company, St. James Place, The Stables at Edith Wharton's The Mount, Studio One, The Town Players, WAM Theatre, Whitney Center for the Arts-Pittsfield, Williamstown Theatre Festival



Oct 1 2019 - Sep 30, 2021


Mr. Fullerton

Eleanor

Becoming Othello:A Black Girl's Journey

The Niceties

Dad

The Importance of Being Earnest

Chester Bailey

Title and Deed

Who Could Ask For Anything More?

Paradise Blue on Audible

10x10 2021

Chonburi International Hotel & Butterfly Club

BSC's Holiday Getaway

Animals

Photograph 51

A Streetcar Named Desire

Holiday Memories

Martha Mitchell Calling

The Hills Are Alive with Rodgers & Hammerstein

Godspell

Harry Clarke

Bear Tales: Six Feet Apart

10x10 New Play Festival - 2020

NOW  

Pipeline  

AMERICAN UNDERGROUND


















VERMONT AND CONNECTICUT THEATRES


Including:

Bennington Community Theatre, Dorset Theatre Festival, Goodspeed Musicals, Hartford Stage, Living Room Theatre, Northern Stage, Oldcastle Theatre,  Sharon Playhouse, Weston Playhouse



Oct 1, 2019 - Sept 30, 2021


A Doll's House, Part Two

Laughing Wild

Visiting Mr. Green

Ambassador of Love: Celebrating Pearl Bailey

You Have the Right to Remain Dead

Jane Eyre

Water, Water, Everywhere
Billy Elliot  









NEW YORK STATE

THEATRES


including:

The Actors' Ensemble, Albany Civic Theatre, Ancram Opera House, Bridge Street Theatre, Broadway and Off- Broadway, Capital Rep, Copake Theatre Company, Hubbard Hall,  MacHaydn Theatre, Proctors Schenectady, PS21, Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Schenectady Civic Players, Theater Barn, Theater at the Grange, Walking the Dog



Oct 1, 2019 - Sept 30. 2021


Pippin

An Act of God

The Stranger

Fully Committed

Death Tax

We the People

The Irish...And How They Got That Way

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

Tina, The Tina Turner Musical

Harry Townsend's Last Stand

Fiddler on the Roof

The New Colossus

The Chalk Garden

Stupid F*%cking Bird  
Your Best One  
Once On This Island  
The Band's Visit  
The Snow Queen  
Live from WVL Radio Theatre: It's a Wonderful Life 

The Half-Life of Marie Curie

BEETLEJUICE

The Inheritance 
Pinocchio: All Strung Out  
Spamilton, An American Parody  
The Subject Was Roses  
The Cemetery Club  
Sweeney Todd 

  Lobby Hero  






















Music and Recordings


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