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THEATER LISTINGS October 2021

 

’62 Center for Theatre and Dance • 62center.williams.edu
• 600 Highwaymen: “A Thousand Ways” Part I: A phone call. One hour. Two strangers. Unexpected Journey. • Oct. 2-4 • 2, 3:30, 5, 6:30, & 8 pm • VIRTUAL
• Step Show: The Musical: Part I – Step 101: An Invitation to Step • Monie, a college freshman, fights to find a voice for herself • Oct. 23 • 6 pm

 

Ancram Opera House • 1330 Co. Rte. 7, Ancram, NY • ancramoperahouse.org
• “An Iliad,” by Lisa Peterson & Denis O’Hare • Oct. 14-24 • Thu.-Sat., 7 pm; Sun., 3 pm

 

Barrington Stage Company • Boyd-Quinson Stage, 30 Union St., Pittsfield, MA • 413-236-8888 • Proof of vax or neg test REQ’D. info@barringtonstageco.org
• “A Crossing,” Dance Musical, Created in Association with Calpulli Mexican Dance Co. • Sep. 29-Oct. 16: Wed.-Sat., 7:30; Sun., 3 pm • Oct. 6-17: Wed.-Fri, 7:30 pm; Sat., 3 & 7:30 pm; Sun. 3 pm • $25-35
• “Mr. Saturday Night” developmental presentation with Billy Crystal • Oct. 22-30 • Oct. 23, 3 & 8 pm; 24 & 30, 3 pm; Oct. 26-29, 7:30 pm

 

Bennington Community Theater • 331 Main St., Bennington, VT • 802-447-0564 • bpacvt.org
• “Whispering Bones,” An evening of ghost stories, performed by Dr. Erastus Betterov-Underhill and Friends • Oct. 16 • 7-8:30 pm • Ages 10+ • $15
• “The Suffragists Reenactment Society” • Oct. 22 • 7:30-9 pm • Free
• “The Haunting of Hill House,” by F. Andrew Leslie • 7:30 pm Oct. 29 & 30 and Nov. 5 & 6 • 2 pm Oct. 31 & Nov. 7 • $10

 

Berkshire Theatre Group • The Colonial Theatre, 111 South St., Pittsfield, MA • berkshiretheatregroup.org
• “Shirley Valentine” • Oct. 1-23 (dark Oct. 3) • Thu. through Sun., 7:30-9:30 pm

Bridge Street Theatre • 44 West Bridge St., Catskill, NY • Masks REQ’D • bridgest.org/covid-safety-rules-at-bst/
• Samuel D. Hunter’s “Lewiston,” dir. by Sara Lampert Hoover • Ages 12+ • Oct. 7 (“Pay What You Will Preview”) through 17, Thu. – Sat., 7:30 pm; Sun. 2 pm (with Oct. 10 “Pay What You Will” Performance) • Adv. tix highly recommended: lewiston21.brownpapertickets.com

 

Fort Salem Theatre • 11 E. Broadway, Salem, NY • 518-854-9200 • FortSalem.com • Proof of vax AND masks REQ’D
• “The Diary of Anne Frank,” dir. by David Braucher; adapted by Wendy Kesselman • Oct. 8, 9, 10 • Fri. & Sat. 7:30 pm; Sun. 2 pm • $15-30

 

Mac-Haydn Theatre • 1925 NY Rte. 203, Chatham, NY • 518-392-9292 • machaydntheatre.org
• “Beehive” • Oct. 1, 2-4 pm; Oct. 2, 3-5 pm

Shakespeare and Company • 70 Kemble St., Lenox, MA • Box office: 413-637-3353 • Shakespeare.org
• Tina Packer Playhouse • “Hang,” by Debbie Tucker Green • Oct. 2, 2-4 pm; Oct. 3, 2-4 pm

 

Universal Preservation Hall • 25 Washington St., Saratoga Springs, NY • 518-346-6204 • universalpreservationhall.org
• “Dinosaurs in Motion: Where Art and Science Meet” • Interactive, engaging STEAM exhibition using 14 magnificent recycled life-size metal dinosaur sculptures inspired by actual fossils • through Oct. 17 • Thu.-Sun., 10 am-4 pm • $25 Adults; $15 Youth 17 and under

 

WAM Theatre • Performing live at Shakespeare & Company’s Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre, Lenox, MA • WAMTheatre.com or 413-637-3353 for tickets
Kim Senklip Harvey’s “Kamloopa: An Indigenous Matriarch Story,” dir. by Estefania Fadul • Rec’d high school + up • Live on Oct. 7-24, and digitally streaming Nov. 1-7 • Oct. 7 & 8 at 7 pm, Preview; Oct. 9 at 3 pm, Preview; Oct. 9 at 7 pm, Opening night; Oct. 14 at 10 am; Oct. 15, 17, & 24 (Closing night) at 3 pm; Oct. 16, 21, 22, & 23 at 7 pm.