Barrington Stage Company presents 10×10 Upstreet New Play Festival
THERE'S NO MORE HERE HERE by Craig Pospisil, directed by Christopher Innvar with Emily Taplin Boyd as Juliette, Peggy Pharr Wilson as Gertrude Stein, Scott Drummond as Jean Luc and Dustin Charles as Lance.
YOU HAVEN'T CHANGED A BIT by Donna Hoke, directed by Kristen van Ginhoven with Matt Neely as Len and Peggy-Pharr Wilson as Lotte.
CHRISTMAS EVE, MANY YEARS FROM NOW by Martha Patterson, directed by Frank La Frazia, with Elizabeth Aspenlieder as June, Emily Taplin Boyd as Margie and Dustin Charles as Richard.
THE WILDERNESS by James McLindon, Directed by Christopher Innvar with Matt Neely as the Confederate soldier and Scott Drummond as a Yankeeone.
CAMBERWELL HOUSE by Amelia Roper, Directed by Julianne Boyd with Peggy Pharr Wilson as Annie.
FREEFALLING by Aurin Squire, Directed by Julianne Boyd with Elizabeth Aspenlieder as Stewardess, Dustin Charles as Anthony and Scott Drummond as Michael.
CONTEXT by John C. Davenport, DIrected by Kristen van Ginhoven with Emily Taplin Boyd as Woman, Dustin Charles as Man, Peggy Pharr Wilson as Mom and Matt Neely as Friend.
THE BOUNCE by Jacqueline Goldfinger, Directed by Frank La Frazia, with Elizabeth Aspenlieder as Sula Lee.
HIGHER GROUND by Christopher Innvar, Directed by Christopher Innvar, Shea Mcliquham as Sean, Scott Drummond as Mike, Elizabeth Aspenlieder as Maureen
THE STAND-IN by Brett Hursey, directed by Julianne Boyd, with Matt Neely as DIrector, Emily Taplin Boyd as Amanda and Dustin Charles as Xocko.
Scenic & Properties Designer-Brian Melcher, Lighting Designer-Tracy Lynn Wertheimer, Sound Designer-Allison Smartt, Director of Production-Jeff Roudabush, Production Stage Manager-Olivia O'Brien, Press Representative-Charlie Siedenburg, Associate Producer-Christopher Donovan. About two hours with one brief intermission. February 14-March 3, 2013. St. Germain Stage at the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center, Linden Street, Pittsfield, MA.
Like a box of fresh chocolates, everyone seems to love short play festivals and come away with their favorites. It's a way for audiences, artistic directors and critics to sample what's out there that has not yet bubbled to the surface of commercial theatre. Barrington Stage Company in Pittsfield, MA does it their own unique way, and these popular winter offerings have enable a whole community to peg a ten day city-wide festival around it.