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The Website of theatre critic J. Peter Bergman reveals

his opinions and feelings about the shows and plays he sees in five regions: Berkshire County, Massachusetts, the Pioneer Valley, Southern Vermont, Eastern New York State and Northern Connecticut. There may also be reviews of theater experiences in New York City and other locations.

Peter’s reviews and articles may also be read at www.theberkshireedge.com

From time to time there may also be reviews by other critics.

           Reviews are generally posted by 10:00am after the show is seen by the critic.

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BERKSHIRES:

               2024

Great Barrington Public Theatre: Survival of the Unfit

Shakespeare & Co.: Shake It Up

Berkshire Theatre Group: Young Frankenstein

Barrington Stage Company:

A Tender Thing

Shakespeare & Co.: A Body of Water

Barrington Stage Company: La Cage aux Folles

Berkshire Theatre Group: Abe Lincoln in Illinois

Great Barrington Public Theater: Dog People

Berkshire Theatre Group: 4000 Miles

Barriington Stage Company: 10×10 New Play Fesrival 2024

               2023

Barrington Stage Company: English

Berkshire Theatre Group: 

Copenhagen

Shakespeare & Co.: Lunar Eclipse

Berkshire Opera Festival:

La Boheme

Great Barrington Public Theatre:

Representation and How to Get It.wpd (2)

Barrington Stage Company with Williamstown Theatre Festival:

A New Brain

Berkshire Theatre Group:

On Cedar Street

Shakespeare & Co.: 

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Shakespeare & Co.: 

Golda’s Balcony

Barrington Stage Company:

Faith Healer

Great Barrington Public Theatre: Just Another Day

Shakespeare & Co.: Fences

BARRINGTON STAGE COMPANY: Blues for an Alabama Sky

Berkshire Theatre Group:  The Smile of Her

Great Barrington Public: Off Peak

Barrington Stage Company: World Premiere- tiny father

Berkshire Theatre Group: Million Dollar Quartet

Shakespeare & Co.: The Contention (Henry VI, Part 2)

Barrington Stage:

BSC Cabaret

Berkshire Theatre Group:

BTG Photograph 51

Great Barrington Public: The Stones

Shakespeare & Co: Dear Jack, Dear Louise

Barrington Stage: The Happiest Man on Earth at BSC

        WAM/BTG: What the Constitution Means To Me

10×10 2023

Seascape

Golden Leaf Ragtime Blues

All Of Me

                 Other VeNUES:

 

                           2024

Mac-Haydn Theatre: Moondance

Chester Theatre: Unreconciled

Sharon Playhouse: Rock of Ages

Mac-Haydn Theatre: Sister Act

Dorset Theater Festival: The Beauty Queen of Leenane

Proctors Theatre: Beetlejuice, the ,musical

Mac-Haydn Theatre: West Side Story at Mac-Haydn

Hartford Stage: 2.5 Minute Ride

Ghent Playhouse: Circle Mirror Transforation at GPH

Bridge Street Theatre: Uncle Vanya

Proctors: SIX

theRep, Albany: Three Mothers

Hartford Stage: All My Sons, Hartford

MAJESTIC THEATER: The Play That Goes Wrong

Goodspeed Musicals: The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Ghent Playhouse: The Bridges of Madison County at Ghent

Pauline Productions: The Cemetery Club

Hartford Stage: The Hot Wing King

Majestic Theater: The Ladyslipper

Ghent Playhouse: All My Sons

Black Theatre Troupe of Upstate New York: The Mountaintop

MajestIc Theater: The Importance of Being Earnest   

Proctors Theatre: Annie at Proctors

                            2023

   Harbinger Theatre: Mrs. Packard

   Proctors: Girl from the North Country

   theRep: Million Dollatr Quartet Christmas

   Goodspeed Musicals: Dreamgirls at Goodspeed

   Bridge Street Theatre: Sympathetic Magic

   Majestic Theater: Moonglow

   Hudson Hall: Rodelinda

   Proctors Theatre: Mrs. Doubtfire

   Black Theatre Troupe of Upstate New York:  Skeleton Crew

   Hartford Stage: Pride and Prejudice in Hartford

   Bennington Theatre: Players

   Proctors: Company at Proctors

   Bridge Street Theatre: The Glass Menagerie

    Sharon Playhouse: The Lifespan of a Fact

    Goodspeed Musicals: The 12 at Goodspeed

     Sharon Playhouse: Our Town in Sharon

     Mac-Haydn Theatre: Still Within the Sound of My Voice

      Mac-Haydn Theatre: The Marvelous Wonderettes

      Majestick Theatre:  Bright Star   

      Dorset Theatre Festival: The Thanksgiving Play

      Bridge Stret Theatre: I Am Barbie

       Mac-Haydn Theatre: Jersey Boys

          Dorset Theatre Festival: Ms. Holmes & Ms. Watson – Apt 2B

        Chester Theatre: Circle Mirror Transformation

        Mac-Haydn Theatre: Something Wonderful

        Mac-Haydn Theatre: Godspell

        Goodspeed Musicals: Summer Stock

        Chester Theatre: Chester’s The Light

         The Living Room Theatre: Her Name Means Memory

         theRep: Honky Tonk Angels

          Dorset Theatre Festival: Still

          Mac-Haydn Theatre: TheSound of Music

          Chester Theatre: Guards at the Taj

          Mac-Haydn Theatre: Footloose

           Dorset Theatre Festival: Misery

           The Sharon Playhouse: Something Rotten!

                 Chester Theatre Company: The Making of a Great MomenT

            Mac-Haydn Theatre:  42nd Street

            Silverthorne Theater: The Cake

            Hartford Stage: Trouble in Mind

            Ghent Playhouse: The Nether

            BTTofUNY:  Hoodoo Love

             Bridge Street: East of Berlin

              Proctor’s: Ain’t Too Proud 

              Goodspeed Musicals: Gypsy at Goodspeed

                   Proctor’s:  Jagged Little Pill
                   Majestic TheaterBuddy Holly Story
                    Bridge Street Theatre: Rude Mechanics
                     Hartford Stage: The Winter’s Tale
                     theRep: Midsummer Night’s Dream
                     Ghent Playhouse: Ruthless

                          Proctors: TOOTSIE TOUr

                          Ghent Playhouse: Invitation to a March

                           theRep: Secret Hour

                           MAJESTIC THEATER:  NATIVE GARDENS

                                                      2022 SHOWS (BELOW)

                          GOODSPEED MUSICALS: Christmas in Connecticut

                      HARBINGER:  The Agony and The Agony

                       PROCTORS: Hairspray 

                    theRep (Capital Rep): The Wizard of Oz

                         MAJESTIC THEATER: Love, Milly and Murray

                          BRIDGE STREET: The Lion in Winter

                          PROCTORS:  Pretty Woman, the Musical

BLACK THEATRE TROUPE OF UPSTATE NEW YORK:  Knock Me a Kiss

                         Hartford Stage:  The Mousetrap
                         Proctors : Aladdin
                    :    Bridge Street: Sexual Misconduct of the Middle Classes
                          Ghent:  Buyer and CellaR
                           Sharon: A RAISIN IN THE SUN
                           theRep: Dracula A Comedy of Terrors
                             Ancram Opera House: Still Life
                             Harbinger : Andy and the orphans 
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                             Mac-Haydn: To Sondheim, With Love
                              Majestic Theatre: Mamma Mia!
                              Mac-Haydn: Xanadu
                               Bridge Street: Shelley’s Shadow
                                   Mac-Haydn: Showstoppers
                                   Sharon Playhouse: Shear Madness
                                Oldcastle: Sheepdog
                                    Mac-Haydn: A Call to Places                           
                                     Dorset: Thirst
                                     Mac-HaydnThe Full Monty                               
                                     Chester To the Moon and Back
                                      Ancram: Invasion!
                                      Mac-Haydn: next  to nomal

Testimonials

ghost lighT: Robert Lohbauer

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Peter- Loved your article on our gala in
 The Berkshire Edge..
              Barrington Stage Gala,  July 18. 2022
                                                Julianne Boyd

 

Thank you so much for your kind review. I’m so happy you enjoyed the production!

 

Guys and Dolls, Sharon Playhouse, Sharon, CT

Justin Boccitto, Director/Choreographer