Dream Play at Berkshire Theatre Festival

Dream Play at Berkshire Theatre Festival July 19, 2001 performance reviewed by Frances Benn Hall Dreams have fascinated playwrights for centuries. As Prospero in Shakespeare’s The Tempest reminds us, “We are such things as dreams are made of” and even novelist James Joyce resorted to theatre magic and staging in his Circe chapter in Ulysses.  Read more…

The Einstein Project at Berkshire Theatre Festival

The Einstein Project at Berkshire Theatre Festival, August 4, 2000 August 4, 2000 performance reviewed by Frances Benn Hall Berkshire Theatre Festival’s production of The Einstein Project would have delighted William Butler Yeats, who, a century ago, advocated a kind of total theatre uniting all the arts-voice, dance, text and art (not to be confused  Read more…

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Floyd Collins at Berkshire Theatre Festival, June 10, 2004

Floyd Collins at Berkshire Theatre Festival, June 10, 2004 June 10, 2003 performance reviewed by Frances Benn Hall The Berkshire Theatre Festival has begun what promises to be a dynamic and dazzling theatre season with its sold out opening of Adam Guettel’s Floyd Collins at the Unicorn on June 10. Audience enthusiasm at the curtain  Read more…