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June 2009–May 2010



6/04–6/06 Mel Brooks’ The Producers p.2 6/13 Mandy Patinkin: Dress Casual p.2 6/14 Berkshire Bridal Show p.3 6/18–6/20 Girl’s Night: The Musical p.4 6/24 Herman’s Hermits Starring Peter Noone p.5 6/30 P.D.Q. Bach & Peter Schickele p.6

11/07 Hormonal Imbalance™ p.5 11/08 Seussical p.7 11/14 The Second City p.5 11/15 Berkshire Symphony Orchestra p.6

July 7/05 Bill Blagg III: A Night of Magic p.7 7/09 The Glenn Miller Orchestra p.3 7/13 James Naughton p.8 7/20 An Evening with Jeff Daniels p.8 7/22 Dark Star Orchestra p.6 7/24 Gary Puckett p.6 7/25 The GrooveBarbers p.3

August 8/01 Tom Chapin p.7 8/01 Harry Chapin: A Celebration... p.9 8/04 Steve Ross: Live At the Algonquin p.8 8/08 Assume the Position p.4 8/17 Andrea Marcovicci p.8 8/19 Mountain p.9 8/21 Melanie & Country Joe p.10


December 12/01–12/06 Sister’s Christmas Catechism p.11 12/08 The Canadian Brass p.6 12/09 George Winston p.11 12/19 An Nollaig: Eileen Ivers p.11

January 1/30 Cabaret p.2

February 2/06 Mike Dugan’s Men Fake Foreplay p.5 2/12 Romeo & Juliet p.4 2/27 Corbian The Dinosaur p.7

March 3/02–3/03 The Wedding Singer p.2 3/06 The Mikado p.7 3/11 The Irish Rovers p.4 3/27 Roger McGuinn & Tom Rush p.9


9/30 An Evening with David Sedaris p.10

4/17 Janis Ian & Karla Bonoff p.9 4/23 Sarah Vowell p.10



10/03 Richie Havens p.10 10/16 I’m A Boomer Baby! p.4 10/17 The Dave Brubeck Quartet p.3 10/18 Berkshire Symphony Orchestra p.6 10/30–10/31 Ballets Metropolis: Dracula p.3

5/01 100 Years of Broadway p.2 5/08 Goodnight Moon & The Runaway Bunny p.8

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Contents 2 3 4 5 6

Broadway Great Night Out Just for Laughs Pop & Rock Classical

7 Family Time 8 American Cabaret Theatre 8 Singer–Songwriter 9 Woodstock at 40 10 Spoken Word

11 Holiday Cheer 12 Performing Arts for Schools 13 Policies • Seating


Broadway Mel Brooks’ The Producers C-R Productions On Tour

Thurs 6/04/09 7:30pm • Fri 6/05 8pm • Sat 6/06 3pm & 8pm A: $45 B: $25 Based on the classic 1968 movie, Mel Brooks’ The Producers  is an outrageous and hilarious musical comedy about two scheming Broadway theatrical producers. The winner of 12 Tony Awards, The Producers will have you holding your sides with laughter as Max Bialystock, Leo Bloom and a cast of outrageous characters sing and dance their way through the greatest showbiz scam ever devised!

Mandy Patinkin: Dress Casual with Paul Ford on Piano Sat 6/13/09 8pm • A: $75 B: $45


Before he was an Emmy-winning TV star, Mandy Patinkin was already a Tony-winning Broadway legend. Mandy Patinkin: Dress Casual presents the acclaimed actor-singer-storyteller in his most electrifying role: concert performer. “Mandy Patinkin is in the business of show stopping,” raves the New Yorker, and that’s exactly what he does in this powerful, passionate evening of popular song. From Irving Berlin to Stephen Sondheim, from Cole Porter to Harry Chapin, Mandy Patinkin takes you on a dazzling musical journey you’ll never forget.


Sat 1/30/10 3pm & 8pm • A: $65 B: $45

Carol Rosegg

“‘Wilkommen!, Bienvenue!, Welcome!,’ sings the Emcee of the Kit Kat Club through painted lips, as the people of 1929 Berlin join him. Whatever your troubles, you will forget them at the Cabaret.” Songs include, “Wilkommen,” “Cabaret,” “Money Makes the World Go Round,” “Don’t Tell Mama” and “Two Ladies.” Cabaret is the winner of 12 Tony Awards including Best Musical and Best Revival.

The Wedding Singer

Tues & Wed 3/02/10–3/03 7:30pm • A: $60 B: $35 With a score that pays loving homage to the pop songs of the 1980s, The Wedding Singer takes us back to a time when hair was big, greed was good, collars were up, and a wedding singer might just be the coolest guy in the room. This musical is based on the hit film starring Adam Sandler as Robbie Hart and Drew Barrymore as Julia.

Neil Berg’s 100 Years of Broadway Sat 5/01/10 8pm • A: $45 B: $25

Five of Broadway’s finest stars recreate the greatest moments from a century of Broadway musicals, including* The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, CATS, Jersey Boys, Rent, South Pacific, West Side Story and more—all in one magical evening. (*Shows subject to change)


Great Night Out

Great Night Out “I Do!” Berkshire Bridal Fashion Show Sun 6/14/09 Outdoor expo 4pm • Fashion show 6pm All tickets: $40 Benefit for The Colonial Theatre and the Berkshire Historical Society

Don’t miss this “one-stop-shop” for planning the perfect Berkshire wedding. Includes tented vendor area and bridal fashion show hosted by Deidre Torra of Deidre’s. Offered as a counterpoint to “Something Old, Something New: 200 Years of Berkshire Brides,” the exhibit of local antique gowns at Ventfort Hall, Lenox.

The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra Thurs 7/09/09 7:30pm A: $35 B: $25

The legendary Glenn Miller was the most successful of all the big bandleaders back in the Swing era of the 1930s and ‘40s. Currently led by trombonist Larry O’Brien, the 19-member band continues to play the original Miller arrangements that keep exciting fans around the world.

The GrooveBarbers Sat 7/25/09 8pm All seats: $25

Don’t miss this “acapella supergroup” comprising original members of Rockapella. Called “acapella rock and soul royalty” by the Village Voice, this awesome foursome serves up a sparkling blend of vocal group classics including “Earth Angel,” “In The Still of The Night,” “Why Do Fools Fall In Love,” “Under The Boardwalk” and hits by Sam Cooke, The Coasters, The Drifters, The Beach Boys and more.

The Dave Brubeck Quartet & The Pittsfield CityJazz Youth Ensemble In Association with the Pittsfield CityJazz Festival Sat 10/17/09 8pm A: $25 B: $15

Dave Brubeck, designated a “living legend” by the Library of Congress, continues to be one of the most active and popular musicians in both the jazz and classical worlds. The Pittsfield CityJazz Youth Ensemble, a big band comprising high school students, will perform and later join the Brubeck Quartet onstage.

Ballets Metropolis: Dracula The Ballet

David Edwards

Fri 10/30/09 8pm • Sat 10/31 2pm & 8pm A: $25 B: $15 After the success of its 2008 debut, Dracula returns to the Colonial in this family-friendly production by Ballets Metropolis.

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Just for Laughs

Romeo & Juliet Presented by The Acting Company and The Guthrie Theater Fri 2/12/10 8pm A: $45 B: $25

Susan Johnson

The Acting Company, the most respected and praised touring repertory theater in America, and the renowned Guthrie Theater proudly present Romeo & Juliet. Young love has never been so delightful, or as dangerous, as in this stirring, full-length production.

The Irish Rovers

Thurs 3/11/10 7:30pm VIP: $65 preferred seating with post-show Artist meet & greet A: $45 B: $35 These international ambassadors of Irish music will deliver a rollicking, rousing performance of good cheer that will have audiences on their feet, singing and clapping along.

Just For Laughs Girl’s Night: The Musical

Sponsored In-Part by Berkshire Bank Thurs 6/18/09 7:30pm • Fri 6/19 8pm • Sat 6/20 3pm & 8pm A: $45 B: $25

Mark Frohna

A touching and hilarious tell-it-like-it-is look at the lives of five female friends, Girl’s Night: The Musical promises to have audiences laughing, crying and dancing in the aisles! Packed with female anthems including, “Girls Just Want to Have Fun,” “I Will Survive,” “Lady Marmalade,” and more songs that celebrate women!

Assume the Position with Mr. Wuhl Starring Robert Wuhl Sat 8/08/09 8pm VIP: $65 preferred seating with post-show Artist meet & greet A: $45 B: $25

In an all new follow-up to his acclaimed HBO specials, Emmywinning, Robert Wuhl, best known from his long running series, Arli$$ on HBO, delivers an imaginative, irreverent, hysterical take on history that ingeniously examines some of the facts, myths, and myths-that-became-facts that have permeated American history. Robert Wuhl is the history teacher you never had—but wished you did!

I’m A Boomer Baby! Starring Dan Riley Fri 10/16/09 8pm VIP: $65 preferred seating with post-show Artist meet & greet A: $35 B: $25

This one-man, fun-filled, musical tribute celebrates the songs, the spirit and the times of the Baby Boomer generation. Dan Riley covers songs by Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Elvis Presley, Richie Valens, Rod Stewart, The Who, Janis Joplin, Led Zeppelin, the Beatles and more! 4

Pop & Rock

The Four Bitchin’ Babes® Present Hormonal Imbalance™ …A Mood Swinging Musical Revue!

Starring: Sally Fingerett, Debi Smith, Nancy Moran & Deirdre Flint

Sat 11/07/09 8pm VIP: $65 preferred seating with post-show Artist meet & greet A: $40 B: $25 Start with four gifted singer-songwriters—Add 3/4 cup married life, 4 kids, 3 cats, one piano, four guitars, a rockin’ purple bass, a dollop of sharp social commentary and a pinch of PMS. Set this on the road to tour for 17 years, throw in a hot flash or two and you’ve got Hormonal Imbalance™…A Mood Swinging Musical Revue!—an estrogen fueled hilarious show that celebrates the best of “Babes, Boys, and Botox.”

The Second City

Sat 11/14/09 8pm VIP: $65 preferred seating with post-show Artist meet & greet A: $35 B: $25 Hilarious, spontaneous, topical and insightful, The Second City is the most famous brand in live sketch comedy and has been the springboard for generations of the comedy world’s best and brightest. Its alumni list includes: Alan Arkin, Joan Rivers, John Belushi, Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Gilda Radner, John Candy, Chris Farley, Mike Myers, Tina Fey, Steve Colbert, Steve Carell and many, many more.

Mike Dugan’s Men Fake Foreplay

Sat 2/06/10 8pm VIP: $65 preferred seating with post-show Artist meet & greet A: $35 B: $25 “It was never about finding the right woman. It was about becoming the right man.” Men Fake Foreplay is a hilariously funny, yet pointed commentary on relationships and the battle of the sexes, written and performed by Emmy-winning writer and Tonight Show comedian Mike Dugan. 

Pop & Rock Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone

with special guest Dan Riley (I’m A Boomer Baby! ) Wed 6/24/09 7:30pm VIP: $65 preferred seating with pre-show Artist meet & greet A: $45 B: $25 At the age of fifteen, Peter Noone achieved international fame as “Herman,” lead singer of the legendary ‘60s pop band Herman’s Hermits. To date the band has sold over 60 million albums and continues to tour. Classic hits include, “Hold On,” “I’m Into Something Good,” “I’m Henry VIII I Am,” “Mrs. Brown, You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter,” “Baby, Baby, Can’t You Hear My Heartbeat” and “There’s A Kind of Hush.”

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Dark Star Orchestra

Continuing the Grateful Dead Concert Experience

Wed 7/22/09 7:30pm A: $45 B: $35 Using the same methods as orchestras interpreting the music of classical composers, Dark Star Orchestra recreates song for song Grateful Dead performances with, “fanatical attention to detail,” according to Rolling Stone Magazine.

Gary Puckett

Fri 7/24/09 8pm VIP: $65 preferred seating with post-show Artist meet & greet A: $45 B: $25 Gary Puckett’s unforgettable voice and songs defined a generation. Hits like “Young Girl,” “Woman, Woman,” “Lady Willpower,” “Over You,” “Don’t Give In To Him” and “This Girl Is A Woman Now,” have resulted in six consecutive gold records and made Puckett a concert, television and Las Vegas favorite.

Classical P.D.Q. Bach & Peter Schickele: The Jekyll & Hyde Tour

Tues 6/30/09 7:30pm VIP: $65 preferred seating with post-show Artist meet & greet A: $45 B: $35

Peter Schaaf

For decades, Peter Schickele has kept audiences rolling in the aisles with his rib-tickling presentations of the alleged music of P.D.Q. Bach, classical music’s answer to the Marx Brothers. The New York Times remarks, “as a musical humorist, Mr. Schickele is without peer and irreplaceable.”

Berkshire Symphony Orchestra Ronald Feldman, Music Director

Sun 10/18/09 2pm • Sun 11/15/09 2pm • All seats: $25 10/18 Accompanied by the Williams Concert Choir, Brad Wells, Director Music from the Movies and the Gallery, Close Encounters, Altered States, Edward Scissorhands, Oscar and Lucinda, Empire of the Sun and Modest Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition. 11/15 Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis by Ralph Vaughan Williams, Rendering by Luciano Berio based on sketches by Franz Schubert for a 10th symphony, Brahms’ Double Concerto for violin and cello. Haldan Martinson, violin, Mihail Jojatu, cello (members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra) Daniel Ottavio

The Canadian Brass

Tues 12/08/09 7:30pm VIP: $65 preferred seating with post-show Artist meet & greet A: $50 B: $35 The Canadian Brass blends world-class virtuosity with spontaneity, precision choreography and humor to the delight of sold-out audiences worldwide. The group’s gifted musicianship and quirky sense of humor make classical music cool and so much fun! 6

Family Time

The Mikado C-R Productions On Tour Sat 3/06/10 3pm & 8pm A: $45 B: $25

The Mikado is a sparkling and lavish comedic operetta written by Gilbert & Sullivan at the height of their creative genius. A Japanese prince will do just about anything to win the hand of the national executioner’s daughter, for she is his one true love. Yum-Yum, Nanki-Poo and other charming and absurd characters will amuse and entertain.

Family Time

Sponsored by Greylock Federal Credit Union

Bill Blagg III: A Night of Magic

Sun 7/05/09 2pm & 7pm VIP: $40 preferred seating & pre-show, private “close-up” magic show A: $15 B: $15 A Night of Magic is a Las Vegas style, family-show full of grand scale magic & illusion and unmatched audience interaction. Bill Blagg III is breaking the mold of the typical magician. Critics refer to his show as The Second City meets  David Copperfield. Recommended for ages 5 and up

Tom Chapin Sat 8/01/09 2pm All seats: $15

Three-time Grammy winner Tom Chapin presents a lively, interactive and fun-filled performance that will engage the hearts, minds and imaginations of children and adults alike. His witty and clever songs convey positive messages about family and the environment. Parents Magazine says, “Nobody today is writing and performing better kids’ songs.” Recommended for ages 4 and up

Bonnie Chapin


Sun 11/08/09 1pm & 4pm All seats: $15 “Oh, the thinks you can think” when Dr. Seuss’ best-loved characters and stories hit the stage in this unforgettable musical adventure. The noble Horton the Elephant, the one-feathered bird Gertrude McFuzz and the antics of the Cat in the Hat steal the spotlight in one of Theatreworks’ largest-scale productions to date! Recommended for ages 5 and up

Joan Marcus

Corbian The Dinosaur: A Glow In The Dark Adventure Sat 2/27/10 3pm All seats: $15

Truly unique and visually dazzling, Corbian is an innovative theatrical experience that sparks imagination and inspires creativity. Audiences will be awed as electroluminescent crayonlike creatures and characters light up the stage in this heartrending tale of a dinosaur that discovers the true meaning of love. Recommended for ages 7 and up (413) 997–4444 7

Cabaret • Singer–Songwriter

Goodnight Moon & The Runaway Bunny Sat 5/08/10 1pm & 4pm All seats: $15

Margo E. Gesser

Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia presents an innovative doublebill adaptation of Margaret Wise Brown and Clement Hurd’s beloved bedtime classics. Whimsical puppetry and evocative original music will bring a new sense of appreciation to stories that have delighted generations. Recommended for ages 3 and up

American Cabaret Theatre James Naughton Mon 7/13/09 7:30pm A: $45 B: $35

Two-time Tony Award-winner (“Chicago,” “City of Angels”), film & television star James Naughton, has won critical acclaim in dramas, comedies and musicals. He has met equal success with his elegant and intimate solo concert/Cabaret acts, receiving the 1999 Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs Award for Best Male Vocalist.

Steve Ross: Live At the Algonquin

In Association with Ligeti Artists LLC/ Tues 8/04/09 7:30pm A: $45 B: $35 Steve Ross performs classic songs from Dietz & Schwartz, Kurt Weill and Cole Porter, with more recent evergreens by Jim Croce and Stephen Sondheim. The San Francisco Inquirer raves, “attending a Ross performance is like opening a treasure chest of great, often rare, songs. No one performing today is his equal.”

Andrea Marcovicci: I’ll Be Seeing You…Love Songs of World War II Mon 8/17/09 7:30pm A: $45 B: $35

Through songs, stories and poetry, Andrea Marcovicci takes the audience on a journey through America’s dramatic era of 1939–1945, when every song became irrevocably intertwined with precious memories. Highlights include “Skylark,” “Sentimental Journey” and “The White Cliffs of Dover.”

Singer–Songwriter An Evening with Jeff Daniels Mon 7/20/09 7:30pm A: $45 B: $25

When you think of “grassroots” and “down to earth,” you don’t normally think of a movie star. But, that is what Jeff Daniels has accomplished with his second CD, Grandfather’s Hat, proving that he is not an actor who sings, but an accomplished singer– songwriter whose musical talent stands alone. 8

Woodstock at 40

Harry Chapin: A Celebration in Song with Tom Chapin and The Steve Chapin Band featuring John Wallace and Howard Fields

Claudia Libowitz

Sat 8/01/09 8pm A: $45 B: $25

In an evening to remember, the famous, musical Chapin Brothers come together to celebrate and bring alive the music of the late Harry Chapin. Songs like “Taxi,” “Cats In The Cradle,” “Mr. Tanner” and “Circle” are sung by those who know them best—Harry’s original band and his amazing family. An evening full of story, emotion, humor and transcendent music, this is a concert to fill your ear and stir your heart.

Roger McGuinn & Tom Rush

Photo of Roger McGuinn

Sat 3/27/10 8pm VIP: $65 preferred seating with post-show Artist meet & greet A: $45 B: $25 Roger McGuinn, the co-founder and front man of the Byrds, is an accomplished singer-songwriter. His amazing guitar technique and soaring vocals captivate audiences of all ages. Tom Rush is a gifted musician and performer with a distinctive guitar style and a warm, expressive voice. Rush’s shows are filled with the rib-aching laughter of terrific story-telling, the sweet melancholy of ballads and the passion of gritty blues.

Songs of a Generation Featuring Janis Ian & Karla Bonoff Sat 4/17/10 8pm VIP: $65 preferred seating with pre-show Artist meet & greet A: $45 B: $25

Songs of a Generation is a celebration of song, featuring two of the most influential songwriters of the last three decades. Janis Ian’s hit songs include “Society’s Child,” “At Seventeen,” “Jessie” and many more from her 27 albums. Karla Bonoff has written numerous million-selling songs including “Someone To Lay Down Beside Me,” “Home” and “All My Life.” This will be the concert to remember from two unforgettable artists.



Photo of Janis Ian Credit: Peter Cunningham


An Evening with


featuring Leslie West & Corky Laing Wed 8/19/09 7:30pm A: $45 B: $35

Few artists can be credited with forging a style and sound that forever changes the face of rock music. The innovative music of Leslie West, Felix Pappalardi, Corky Laing and Steve Knight and their seminal rock band, Mountain, is one of those elite examples. Hits include “Mississippi Queen” and “Nantucket Sleighride.”

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Spoken Word Photo of Melanie

Melanie & Country Joe McDonald Fri 8/21/09 8pm VIP: $65 preferred seating with pre-show Artist meet & greet A: $35 B: $25

Melanie has sold more than 80 million records over a 40 year career. Her hits, including “Brand New Key” and “Look What They’ve Done To My Song, Ma,” plus her classic Woodstock performance of “Lay Down (Candles In The Rain)” have made her a legend. Country Joe McDonald is one of the best known names from the ‘60s rock era still performing today. McDonald will be forever remembered for his “Give Me An F” cheer at the original Woodstock festival.

Richie Havens

Sat 10/03/09 8pm VIP: $65 preferred seating with post-show Artist meet & greet A: $35 B: $25 Richie Havens’ fiery, poignant, soulful singing style has remained unique and ageless since his historic appearance at Woodstock in 1969. As the festival’s first performer, Havens held the crowd spellbound for nearly three hours. Having run out of tunes, he improvised a song based on the old spiritual “Motherless Child” that became “Freedom,” a song now considered to be the anthem of a generation.

Spoken Word An Evening with David Sedaris Wed 9/30/09 7:30pm • post-show book signing A: $65 B: $45

NPR Humorist and Best-selling Author of Me Talk Pretty One Day and When You Are Engulfed in Flames

Anne Fishbein Bennette Miller

With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris is one of America’s pre-eminent humor writers. The great skill with which he slices through cultural euphemisms and political correctness proves that Sedaris is a master of satire and one of the most observant writers addressing the human condition today.

Sarah Vowell Fri 4/23/10 8pm A: $35 B: $25

Sarah Vowell is the acclaimed author of four bestselling books and a contributing editor for NPR’s This American Life. She has written documentaries and monologues about everything from the Cherokee Trail of Tears, presidential libraries and Frank Sinatra, to more personal pieces about her father’s homemade cannon, a youthful obsession with The Godfather and her own Goth makeover.


Holiday Cheer

Holiday Cheer Sister’s Christmas Catechism: The Mystery of the Magi’s Gold

Tues, Wed, Thurs 12/01/09-12/03 7:30pm; Sun 12/06 7pm A: $30 B: $19 Fri 12/04 & Sat 12/05 8pm; Sat 12/05 3pm; Sun 12/06 2pm A: $35 B: $25 Employing her own scientific tools, assisted by a local choir as well as a gaggle of audience members, Sister creates a living nativity unlike any you’ve ever seen. With gifts galore and bundles of laughs, Sister’s Christmas Catechism is sure to become the newest addition to your holiday traditions.

George Winston Wed 12/09/09 7:30pm A: $45 B: $25

George Winston is a consummate, contemporary instrumental performer. Winston’s melodic contemplative piano style conjures up seasonal images depicted in his bestselling albums Autumn, Winter into Spring, December and Summer.

An Nollaig: An Irish Christmas with Eileen Ivers Sponsored by Nelson Furlano, CPA Sat 12/19/09 8pm VIP: $65 preferred seating with post-show Artist meet & greet A: $50 B: $35

Eileen Ivers captures the spirit and magic of the season in this heartwarming holiday show. The program features traditional Irish songs, original tunes and specially arranged holiday favorites such as “The Holly Tree,” “Don Oíche úd I mBeithil” (One Night in Bethlehem), “Hark the Herald Angels,” “The Wexford Carol” and more. An Nollaig is a special celebration for all ages by the legendary Ivers, described by the New York Times as “the Jimi Hendrix of the violin.”

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Performing Arts for Schools

Performing Arts for Schools Co-Sponsored by Berkshire Life Insurance Company Cain Hibbard & Myers, PC Interprint, Inc.

Nightfall With Edgar Allan Poe Fri 10/02/09 9:30am & 12:30pm Nightfall With Edgar Allan Poe captures both the poetry and the spine-chilling terror of Poe’s The Raven, The Fall of the House of Usher and The Tell-Tale Heart.

Doktor Kaboom!

Wed 11/18/09 9:30am & 12:30pm Doktor Kaboom! creatively blends theatre arts with the wonders of scientific exploration, taking audiences on a compelling journey of spectacular experiments, demonstrations and applications of the physical sciences. Susan Johnson

Romeo & Juliet Presented by The Acting Company & The Guthrie Theater Fri 2/12/10 9:30am

The Acting Company, the most respected and praised touring repertory theater in America, and the renowned Guthrie Theater proudly present Romeo & Juliet. Young love has never been so delightful, or as dangerous, as in this stirring new production.

Corbian The Dinosaur: A Glow In The Dark Adventure Fri 2/26/10 9:30am & 12:30pm

Truly unique and visually dazzling, Corbian is an innovative theatrical experience that sparks imagination and inspires creativity. Audiences will be awed as electroluminescent crayon-like creatures and characters light up the stage in this heart-rending tale of a dinosaur that discovers the true meaning of love.

If You Give A Pig A Pancake & Other Story Books Fri 4/16/10 9:30am & 12:30pm

Joan Marcus

Seven delightful stories come to life in Theatreworks’ musical revue including Diary of a Worm, Fluffy the Classroom Guinea Pig, Horace and Morris But Mostly Dolores, How I Became a Pirate, If You Give A Pig A Pancake, Lilly’s Big Day and The Paper Bag Princess.

My Heart In A Suitcase Wed 4/28/10 9:30am & 12:30pm A gripping tribute to the strength of the human spirit, My Heart In A Suitcase tells the true story of Anne Lehmann, a young girl from Berlin whose life is protected and ultimately saved from the brutality of the Nazi regime by the remarkable courage of her loving parents. This poignant production ultimately teaches that we must never remain silent in the face of intolerance and injustice. Margo E. Gesser

Goodnight Moon & The Runaway Bunny Fri 5/07/10 9:30am & 12:30pm Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia presents an innovative double-bill adaptation of Margaret Wise Brown and Clement Hurd’s beloved bedtime classics. Whimsical puppetry and evocative original music will bring a new sense of appreciation to stories that have delighted generations.


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