hill country observerThe independent newspaper of eastern New York, southwestern Vermont and the Berkshires

 

CALENDAR DIRECTORY 

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’62 Center for Theatre and Dance • Hopkins Hall, 880 Main St., Williamstown, MA • 413-597-3131

 

Academy of Music Theatre • 274 Main St., Northampton, MA

 

Battenkill Bookstore • 15 East Main St., Cambridge, NY

 

Bennington College • Route 67A, Bennington, VT • 802-442-5401 • www.bennington.edu

 

Bennington Museum • W. Main, Bennington, VT • 802-447-1571 • www.benningtonmuseum.org

 

Berkshire Botanical Garden • Intersection Rtes 102 & 183, Stockbridge, MA • 413-298-3926 • www.berkshirebotanical.org

 

Berkshire Museum • 39 South St, Pittsfield, MA • 413-443-7171, x 10 • www.berkshiremuseum.org

 

Berkshire Theatre Festival (BTF) • Stockbridge, MA • box office: 413-298-5576 • berkshiretheatre.org

 

Bridge Street Theater • 44 West Bridge St., Catskill, NY • 518-943-3894 • Box office: 518-943-3818 • BridgeSt.org

 

Caffè Lena • 47 Phila, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 • 518-583-0022 • www.Caffelena.com

 

Cambridge Historical Society & Museum • 12 Broad St., Cambridge, NY • 518-677-3327 • cambridgenyhistoricalsociety.org

 

Carving Studio and Sculpture Center • 636 Marble St., West Rutland, VT • 802-438-2097 • www.carvingstudio.org

 

Castleton State College • 86 Seminary, Castleton, VT • 802-468-5611 • www.csc.vsc.edu

 

Chapman Historical Museum • 348 Glen St., Glens Falls, NY • 518-793-2826 • www.chapmanmuseum.org

 

Chatham Bookstore • 27 Main St., Chatham, NY • 518-392-3005 • www.chathambookstore.com

 

(Sterling and Francine) Clark Art Institute • 225 South St., Williamstown, MA • 413-458-2303 • www.clarkart.edu

 

Clermont State Historic Site • One Clermont Ave., Germantown, NY • 518-537-4240 • www.friendsofclermont.org

 

Colonial Theatre • 111 South St., Pittsfield, MA • 413-448-8084 • www.thecolonialtheatre.org

 

Crandall Public Library • 251 Glen, Glens Falls, NY • 518-792-6508 • www.crandalllibrary.org

 

Dewey Hall • 91 Main St., Sheffield, MA • www.deweyhall.org

 

Dorset Theatre Festival • 104 Cheney Road, off Rte 30 in Dorset, VT • 802-867-2223 • dorsettheatrefestival.org

 

Emma Willard School • 285 Pawling Ave.,
Troy, NY

 

Flywheel Arts Collective • 43 Main Street, Easthampton, MA • https://www.facebook.com/HilltownFamilies

 

Fort Salem Theater • E. Broadway, Salem, NY • 518-854-9200 • www.fortsalemtheater.com

 

The Foundry • 2 Harris St., W. Stockbridge, MA • thefoundryws.com

 

Friends of Chamber Music of Troy • friendsofchambermusic.org • 518-833-1874

 

The Georgi on the Battenkill • Adams Lane, Shushan, NY • 518-854-3773 • www.thegeorgi.com

 

Ghent Playhouse • Town Hall Road (across from firehouse) • 518-392-6264 • ghentplayhouse.org

 

Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra • Glens Falls, NY • 518-793-1348 • www.glensfallssymphony.org

 

Green Mountain Club • Unless noted, meet at Main St. Park, near east end of fire station off Center St., Rutland City • www.gmckillington.org

 

Hancock Shaker Village • Pittsfield, MA • 413-443-01202 • www.hancockshakervillage.org

 

Hawthorne Valley School • 330 Route 21C, Ghent, NY • 518-672-7092 • hawthornevalleyschool.org

 

Helsinki Hudson • 405 Columbia St., Hudson, NY • 518.828.4800 • helsinkihudson.com

 

Hildene • Historic Route 7A • Manchester, VT • 802-362-1788 • www.hildene.org

 

Home Made Theater at the Spa Little Theater • 58 Roosevelt Dr., Saratoga Springs, NY • 518-587-4427

 

Hubbard Hall • 25 East Main, Cambridge, NY • 518-677-2495 • www.hubbardhall.org

 

Hudson Opera House • 327 Warren, Hudson, NY • 518-822-1438 • www.hudsonoperahouse.org

 

Hyde Collection • 161 Warren, Glens Falls, NY • 518-792-1761 • www.hydecollection.org

 

Images Cinema • 50 Spring St., POB 283, Williamstown, MA • movie line: 413-458-5612, office: 413-458-1039 • www.imagescinema.org

 

IS183 Art School of the Berkshires • 13 Willard Hill Rd., Stockbridge, MA • 413-298-5252 • www.is183.org

 

Jacob’s Pillow • George Carter Rd, Becket, MA • 413-243-0324 • www.jacobspillow.org

 

Kaatsbaan International Dance Center • 120 Broadway, Tivoli, NY • 845-757-5106 x 111 • www.kaatsbaan.org

 

Lake George Arts Project Arts • Shepard Park, Canada St, Lake George, NY • 518-668-2615 rain venues • www.lakegeorgearts.org

 

LARAC (Lower Adirondack Regional Arts Council) • 7 Lapham Place, Glens Falls, NY • 518-798-1144 • www.larac.org

 

Lenox Community Center • 65 Walker St., Lenox, MA • 413-528-4004 • www.lenoxcontradance.org

 

The Listening Place • 21 Thomson Ave., Glens Falls, NY • fibhornspeakers.com

 

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center • 14 Castle, Great Barrington, MA • www.mahaiwe.org

 

Manchester Community Library • 138 Cemetery Ave./Rte. 7A, Manchester Center, VT • 802-362-2607 • www.mclvt.org

 

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) • 375 Church St., North Adams, MA 01247-4100 • 413-664-4481 • www.mcla.mass.edu

 

Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) • 87 Marshall, N. Adams, MA 01247 • 413-664-4481 • www.massmoca.org

 

Mead Art Museum • Amherst College, 600 Massachusetts Ave., Amherst, MA • 413-542-2335 • mead@amherst.edu

 

Mettawee River Theater Company • contact info for June-Aug.: 209 Dunnigan Road, Salem, NY 12865 • 518-854-9357 • www.mettawee.org

 

The Mount (Edith Wharton’s home) • 2 Plunkett St., Lenox, MA 01240-0974 • 413-637-1899 • www.edithwharton.org

 

Music from Salem • 25 EMain St. Cambridge NY • 518.232.2347 • www.musicfromsalem.org

 

New Russia Cultural Center • 1550 Broadway, Rensselaer, NY • 518-382-9438 • newrussiacenter.org

 

New York State Museum • Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY • 518-474-5877 • nysm.nysed.gov

 

NYS Writers Institute • Page Hall, 135 Western Ave., Downtown Campus, or other SUNY Albany locations as noted • www.nyswritersinstitute.org • 518-442-5620

 

Norman Rockwell Museum • 9 Glendale Rd., Stockbridge, MA • 413-298-4100 • www.nrm.org

 

Northshire Bookstore • 4869 Main St., Manchester Center, VT & Broadway, Saratoga spgs, NY • 1-800-437-3700 • www.northshire.com

 

Olana State Historic Site • 5720 State Rte. 9G, Hudson, NY 12534 • 518-828-0135 • www.olana.org

 

Oldcastle Theater Company • 331 Main St, Bennington, VT • 802-447-0564 •
oldcastletheatreco.org

 

Old Chatham Quaker Meeting • 539 Co. Rte. 13, Chatham, NY • 518-610-3735 • oldchathamquakers.org

 

Omi International Arts Center/Dance Omi • 1405 Co. Rte 22, Ghent, NY • 518-392-4747 • www.artomi.org

 

Paramount Theatre • 30 Center St., Rutland, VT 05701 • 802-775-0570 • www.paramountvt.org

 

Park-McCullough • One Park St., North Bennington, VT 05257 • 802-442-5441 • www.parkmccullough.org

 

The Park Theater • 14 Park Street, Glens Falls, NY • 518-792-1150 • www.parktheatergf.com

 

PS21 • 2980 Rte. 66, Chatham, NY • 518-392-6121 • www.ps21chatham.org

 

Rock Hill Bakehouse and Café • 18 Curran Lane, Glens Falls, NY • 518-636-3832

 

Roeliff Jansen Community Library • 9091 Rte. 22, Hillsdale, NY * 518-325-4101 • http://www.roejanlibrary.org

 

Salem Art Works • 19 Cary Lane, Salem, NY • 518-854-7674 • www.salemartworks.com

 

Sanctuary for Independent Media • 3361 6th Ave., Troy, NY • 518-272-2390 • thesanctuaryforindependentmedia.org

 

Sand Lake Center for the Arts • 2880 NY 43, Averill Park, NY • 518-674-2007 • www.slca-ctp.org

 

Saratoga Arts Council/Dee Sarno Theater • 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY • 518-584-4132 • www.saratoga-arts.org

 

Saratoga Film Forum • 320 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY • 518-584-FILM • www.saratogafilmforum.org

 

Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) • 108 Avenue of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, NY • 518-584-9330 • www.spac.org

 

Saratoga Springs Public Library • 49 Henry, Saratoga Springs, NY • 518-584-7860 • www.sspl.org

 

Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon • 202 Shaker Road, New Lebanon, NY • 518-794-9100 • shakerml.org

 

Shakespeare & Company • 70 Kemble St., Lenox, MA • 413-637-1199 • shakespeare.org

 

Shirt Factory Arts & Healing Center • 71 Lawrence Street, Glens Falls, NY • 518-907-4478 • shirtfactorygf@gmail.com

 

Simon’s Rock at Bard College • inclds: Daniel Arts Ctr & Kellogg Music Ctr. • 84 Alford Rd. • Great Barrington, MA • 413-528-0771 • www.simons-rock.edu

 

Skidmore College • 815 N. Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY • 518-580-5000 • www.skidmore.edu

 

Slate Valley Museum • 17 Water, Granville, NY 12832 • 518-642-1417 • www.slatevalleymuseum.org

 

Spencertown Academy • 790 Rte. 203, Spencertown, NY • 518-392-3693 • www.spencertown.org

 

Spring Street Gallery • 110 Spring Street, Saratoga Springs, NY • 518-587-6433 • springstreetgallerysaratoga.org OR SaratogaFilmForum.org

 

Stageworks/Hudson • 41-A Cross St., Hudson, NY • 518-822-9667 (box office)
• www.stageworkstheater.org

 

Strand Theatre • 210 Main Street, Hudson Falls, NY • 518-832-3484

 

Taconic Music • Riley Center for the Arts at Burr and Burton Academy, 143 Seminary Ave, Manchester, VT • taconicmusic.org

 

(Frances Young) Tang Teaching Museum & Art Gallery • Skidmore Colege, 815 N Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY • 518-580-8080 or tang.skidmore.edu

 

Tannery Pond Concerts • New Lebanon, NY • 888-820-9441 • www.tannerypondconcerts.org

 

Theater Barn • 654 Route 20, New Lebanon, NY • 518-794-8989 • www.thetheaterbarn.org

 

Time and Space Limited (TSL) • 434 Columbia St., Hudson, NY • 518-822-8448 • www.timeandspace.org

 

Town Players of Pittsfield • Pittsfield, MA • www.townplayers.org

 

Troy Savings Bank Music Hall • 30 2nd St, Troy, NY • 518-273-8945 • www.troymusichall.org

 

Trustees of Reservations • Berkshires regional office: 413-298-3239 x3000 • www.thetrustees.org

 

Valatie Community Theater • 3031 Main St., Valatie, NY

 

Ventfort Hall • 104 Walker St., Lenox, MA • 413-637-3206 • www.gildedage.org

 

Vermont Arts Exchange • 48 Main Street, North Bennington, VT • 802-442-5549

 

Williams College and Williams College
Museum of Art (WCMA) • 15 Lawrence Hall Dr, Ste. 2, Williamstown, MA • 413-597-2429 • www.williams.edu (college) and www.wcma.org

 

(Charles R.) Wood Theater • 207 Glen St., Glens Falls, NY • 518-798-9663 • www.woodtheater.org

 

World Awareness Children’s Museum • 89 Warren St., Glens Falls, NY • 518-793-2773 • www.worldchildrensmuseum.org

 

Zankel Music Center • Skidmore College, 815 N Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY • 518-580-5321 • www.skidmore.edu/zankel/ticketsevents.php

www.skidmore.edu/zankel/ticketsevents.php

 

THEATER LISTINGS JULY 2020

 

Adirondack Theatre Festival • through Aug. 7: Any donation of $50 or more prompts an emailed password and provides unlimited access to past digital content on www.ATFestival.org/ATFonDemand


• In the Box Entertainment (www.intheboxentertainment.com): Live entertainment from the comfort of home • Tickets at woodtheater.org/events • $45 per household, unless noted otherwise • Subscription $115 for 4 shows (Magic [choose production]; Cruise; Mystery; Painting) • If tix purchased less than 5 days in advance of event, there is no guarantee your box will arrive in time
• Sept. 10-12, 7:30 pm: “Virtual Reality: Magic in a Box • Remote Control with Max Major: A Virtual Mindreading Experiment”
• Sept. 15-19, 7:30 pm: “Virtual Reality: Magic in a Box • Glitches in Reality with Simon Coronel”
• Oct. 15, 7 pm, through Oct. 18, midnight: Adirondack Film Festival • for content-bingers, all films will be available “on demand” on Sun., Oct. 18 from 8am until midnight. • Special pricing: VIP - $75/household – access to all films and the full FILM FESTIVAL IN A BOX experience mailed to your door OR Basic - $45/household – access to all films except headliners (major studio features), no box is included with this package

 

Ancram Opera House • www.ancramoperahouse.org/2020-spring-summer-season
• “Crystal Radio Sessions Update” • July 11 • 8 pm • Local Writers Local Voices
• “Series Premiere: Local Characters” • July 25 • 8 pm

 

Berkshire Theatre Group • www.Berkshiretheatregroup.org
“Hershey Felder: Beethoven” • July 12 • Livestream from Italy • 8 pm • $55/household • Dramatizing Dr. Gerhard von Breuning’s factual memoir, “Aus dem Schwarzspanierhaus,” (Out of the House of Black-Robed Spaniards, Beethoven’s last residence), Hershey Felder brings Ludwig van Beethoven to life through the eyes of the Viennese Doctor Breuning, who spent his boyhood by the Maestro’s side.

Great Barrington Public Theater • “Bear Tales: Six Feet Together” • 10 full-length, free, online streaming Solo Performances, filmed and directed from a safe distance • www.GreatBarringtonPublicTheater.org • The shows are:
1. “Baker’s Revenge,” by Jessica Provenz
2. “The Cherry Orchard 2020,” by Carl Srague
3. “Dorothy Kilgallen,” by David Mamet, with Rebecca Pidgeon
4. “Eye of the Needle,” by Andy Reynolds
5. “Final Words,” by Michael Brady
6. “King Lear Boogie,” by Will LeBow
7. “Meet The Deadlies,” by Anne Undeland
8. “Old Straight Female White,” by Alexandra Angeloch
9. “Playing the Part,” by Elizabeth Nelson, with Aimee Doherty
10. “WomAnimal,” by Cindy Parrish

 

Hudson Valley Radio Theater • Online at https://www.murdercafe.net/radio-theatre • Free, donations accepted
• Murder Me • The 1940s come to life as hardboiled detective Archie Morgan enters Café Malta searching for an escaped con. He discovers Waldo de Winter, the café owner, was murdered and his widow wants Archie to solve the crime and find the guilty party from a group of shady suspects.
• Sorry, Wrong Number • Classic radio suspense drama, written by Lucille Fletcher, first broadcast in 1945, involves an invalid woman who overhears what she thinks is a murder plot and her attempts to prevent it. She becomes increasingly desperate as she tries to work out who the victim is so the crime can be prevented.
• The Lodger • Based on Marie Belloc Lowndes’ novel, the story concerns a serial killer known as “The Avenger” who is murdering young women. Before the evening is over another body is found. Who is “The Avenger” and has he struck again?
• Murder At The Speakeasy • Infamous bootlegger Dutch Schultz has opened a new speakeasy, the Abba Dabba Club, to give girlfriend Lu Lu a place to sing but flapper Rosie isn’t having it.
• Death By Chocolate • Danny Crunkle, owner of Dan-Dee-Can-Dee, is merging his company with Hershel Crackleberry, his biggest competitor. Before Danny finishes his announcement gun shots ring out, a body falls and everyone scrambles for a piece of Danny’s will. Who poisoned Danny’s sweet deal and can his brother, rumbled detective Rick the Dick, be able to establish means and motive with this sketchy gang of suspects?