Frank Rizzo

Playwright Wilson ailing


The theater community reacted with shock and sadness to the news that two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson, 60, has liver cancer. According to Wilson in a story published by the…

Barrington breaks out


For most of its 11-year history, Barrington Stage was the little theater at the southern-most edge of the Berkshires, presenting most of its productions in a high school auditorium.

Review: ‘Bus Stop’


Grace's Diner, on the long, lonely, wintry road to Topeka in William Inge's "Bus Stop," is a time capsule -- flash-freezing not only a period of mid-century, middle-American, but also a kind of…

Review: ‘Elegies’


While there is a certain amount of sadness associated with William Finn's elegant "Elegies," there is also a great deal of humor, love and especially joy in this life-loving song cycle honoring…

Review: ‘King John’


In Shakespeare's rarely produced chronicle play, King John is not the most dynamic character onstage. While the aging boy king is a little distracted and needy, his Queen Mum, Eleanor of Aquitaine…

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