Berkshire Theatre Group's _A Christmas Carol_ in Downtown Pittsfield, MA

“A Christmas Carol” : A Holiday Tradition in Downtown Pittsfield!

Revisiting Charles Dicken’s “A Christmas Carol” has been a family holiday tradition for decades. Berkshire Theatre Group has created a Berkshire Holiday Tradition over the past twelve years with its annual community production of this holiday tale adapted by Eric Hill. The first production of Hill’s “A Christmas Carol” took place at Berkshire Theatre Festival’s Unicorn Theatre…

Welcome Cheryl Mirer, new Executive Director of Downtown Pittsfield, Inc.

Downtown Pittsfield, Inc. Welcomes New Executive Director, Cheryl Mirer!

Downtown Pittsfield, Inc. has officially named their new Executive Director. Cheryl Mirer has taken over the role vacated by Kristine Hurley in June of 2017. After a thorough hiring process, Cheryl is now the new driving force behind the implementation of the 2016-2020 Downtown Pittsfield Strategic Plan and will work with Downtown Pittsfield, Inc.’s Board of Directors to tackle…

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In the “Company” of the Berkshires: Actor James Ludwig talks Company and Arts as an Economic Engine

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, has a huge hit on its hands this season with Stephen Sondheim’s Company. The cast of Company features Aaron Tveit (Broadway’s Catch Me If You Can, Next to Normal), as well as a cast of incredible actors that form, for lack of a better word… a “company”…

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Quotation posters in Downtown Pittsfield highlight Pittsfield’s Literary Past

What is the meaning behind the posters?   The posters in Downtown Pittsfield are artwork commissioned by The Mastheads, a new writers’ residency program in Pittsfield, MA. To celebrate the launch of their inaugural season, The Mastheads commissioned artist Michael McKay of Empty Set Projects (150 South St. Pittsfield, MA) to create ten posters adorned with quotations from five mid-19th century…