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Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

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14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
(413) 528-0100 http://www.mahaiwe.org/

June 2019

Free Fun Friday at Mahawie Performing Arts Center

June 28 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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The Acrobats of Cirque-tacular features one dazzling circus feat after another in a high-energy family-friendly flurry of fun! Indulge your curiosity and celebrate your senses as our troupe of acrobats, aerialists, and circus specialty artists bend, twist, flip, and fly into your hearts and minds! Mind-boggling artistry and athleticism to ignite the imaginations of the young and the young in spirit alike!

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Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes

June 29 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes emerged from the New Jersey shore scene in 1974, carrying over a significant influence (and some key personnel) from Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band. Organized by singer John Lyon, the band is well known for high-energy shows and no-holds-barred songs, including "Don`t Wanna Go Home," "Havin` a Party," "The Fever," "Talk to Me," "Trapped Again," and "This Time It`s For Real." Still tinged with the exuberant rhythm and blues feel that is…

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London’s National Theatre in HD: Small Island

June 30 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Andrea Levy’s Orange Prize-winning novel Small Island comes to life in an epic new theatre adaptation. Experience the play in cinemas, filmed live on stage as part of National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday. Small Island embarks on a journey from Jamaica to Britain, through the Second World War to 1948 – the year the HMT Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury. The play follows three intricately connected stories. Hortense yearns for a new life away from rural Jamaica, Gilbert dreams of…

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July 2019

MOMIX: Opus Cactus

July 5 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$28 – $78

If Salvador Dali and Leonardo da Vinci got inspired by National Geographic you'd get Opus Cactus, Moses Pendleton's amazing evening length work about the desert world. With their signature illusion style, MOMIX explore the mysterious creatures and cacti of the desert. Surreal, wondrous and massively creative, there's nothing like the MOMIX performance experience.

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MOMIX: Opus Cactus

July 6 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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One event on July 6, 2019 at 7:00pm

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$28 – $78

If Salvador Dali and Leonardo da Vinci got inspired by National Geographic you'd get Opus Cactus, Moses Pendleton's amazing evening length work about the desert world. With their signature illusion style, MOMIX explore the mysterious creatures and cacti of the desert. Surreal, wondrous and massively creative, there's nothing like the MOMIX performance experience.

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Free Fun Friday: Acrobats of Cirque-tacular

July 12 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Free

General Admission; first-come, first-served Plus a 1pm performance for summer camps and groups For group reservations at the afternoon show, contact [email protected] The Acrobats of Cirque-tacular features one dazzling circus feat after another in a high-energy family-friendly flurry of fun! Indulge your curiosity and celebrate your senses as our troupe of acrobats, aerialists, and circus specialty artists bend, twist, flip, and fly into your hearts and minds! Mind-boggling artistry and athleticism to ignite the imaginations of the young and the…

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Woodstock (1970)

July 13 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$8 – $10

Woodstock documents the legendary music festival of 1969. The film features many prolific performers including Richie Havens, Joan Baez, The Who, Arlo Guthrie, Santana, Jimi Hendrix and more. The Woodstock festival is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year!

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Buddy Guy

July 14 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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At age 82, Buddy Guy is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, a major influence on rock titans like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Stevie Ray Vaughan, a pioneer of Chicago’s fabled West Side sound, and a living link to the city’s halcyon days of electric blues. He has received seven Grammy Awards, a 2015 Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award, 34 Blues Music Awards (the most any artist has received), the Billboard Magazine Century Award for distinguished artistic achievement,…

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Patti LuPone: Don’t Monkey with Broadway

July 20 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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In Don’t Monkey with Broadway, two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone explores, through indelible interpretations of classic Broadway show tunes by the likes of Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart, Jule Styne, Stephen Schwartz, Charles Strouse, Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Cole Porter and Irving Berlin, how her life-long love affair with Broadway began and her concern for what the Great White Way is becoming today.

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Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope

July 25 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope, written and directed by George Lucas, sets in motion a franchise phenomenon that stars Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, and James Earl Jones. Nineteen years after the formation of the Empire, Luke Skywalker is thrust into the struggle of the Rebel Alliance when he meets Obi-Wan Kenobi, who has lived for years in seclusion on the desert planet of Tatooine.

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Berkshire Comedy Festival

July 27 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$35 – $40

Now in its 5th year! Featuring an ALL NEW line-up of top comedians from New England, New York and around the country! The Berkshire Comedy Festival is a night of non-stop laughs and hilarious fun! Come celebrate the art of LIVE Stand-Up Comedy at the New England's premier Comedy Festival!

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August 2019

Fab Faux – a celebration of the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road

August 2 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Sweet Honey in the Rock

August 3 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Sweet Honey in the Rock remains among the most vibrant, versatile and ever-relevant musical collectives in music today; both as a performance ensemble and as an ambassadorial African American organization founded on the triumvirate missions of empowerment, education and entertainment. Currently consisting of members Carol Maillard, Louise Robinson, Nitanju Bolade Casel, Aisha Kahlil, and featured musician Romeir Mendez on upright acoustic bass and electric bass, Sweet Honey In The Rock is a powerful and unique concert entity that fuses the…

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A Summer Evening with Natalie Merchant

August 6 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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From Natalie: “I’ve reached a point in my career of wanting unique experiences on tour, of not settling for the predictable routing and venues. "Last July, Erik and I had a very pleasant experience touring the United Kingdom as an acoustic duo. This Summer, we’ve decided to do a tour of New England following the same format as last year, steering clear of big cities and playing unique and intimate venues in small, picturesque towns. "We're looking forward to seeing…

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David Sedaris

August 9 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris has become one of America’s pre-eminent humor writers. He is the master of satire and one of today’s most observant writers addressing the human condition. Calypso, his latest collection of essays, is a New York Times best-seller, and a Washington Post Best Book of the Year. The audiobook of Calypso was been nominated for a 2019 Grammy in the Best Spoken Word Album category.

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Aston Magna Music Festival presents: Bouquet of Baroque Concertos

August 10 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Program: Season Finale Bouquet of Baroque Concertos J.S. Bach: Concerto for Two Violins, BWV 1043 Brandenburg Concerto No. 1, BWV 1046 Vivaldi Concerto for Four Violins Van Wassenaer Concerto Armonico Zelenka “Hypocondrie”

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2019 Gala: John Mulaney

August 10 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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In honor of Maggie Buchwald Founding Board Member and Past Chair 5pm COCKTAILS On the lawn above Town Hall 6pm DINNER Catered by Old Inn on the Green 8pm PERFORMANCE John Mulaney is an Emmy Award winning writer and comedian. He has hosted SNL twice, in April 2018 and March 2019. Previously, John starred in the Broadway hit, Oh, Hello on Broadway alongside Nick Kroll. He can most recently be heard in Spider-Man: Into the Spider- Verse which won the…

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Savion Glover with OUT’KNiGHTz

August 11 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Tony Award-winning tap dancer and choreographer Savion Glover will present a new show created in collaboration with the percussion group OUT’KNiGHTz. He made his Broadway debut at age 11 as The Tap Dance Kid, and continued with Black and Blue, Jelly’s Last Jam, and his unprecedented award-winning Bring in ’da Noise, Bring in ’da Funk, which garnered him a Tony Award for Best Choreography. Glover’s film credits include Tap (starring Gregory Hines and Sammy Davis, Jr.), Spike Lee’s Bamboozled, George…

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Berkshire Opera Festival presents “Don Pasquale”

August 24 @ 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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The crusty old bachelor Don Pasquale decides to marry a much younger wife and produce an heir to spite his nephew, Ernesto, who insists on marrying for love rather than for money. But Pasquale gets much more than he bargained for when Doctor Malatesta and Norina decide to teach him a lesson. Great fun for the whole family and performed by an internationally-renowned cast, Gaetano Donizetti’s comic masterpiece will have you roaring with laughter!

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Berkshire Opera Festival presents “Don Pasquale”

August 27 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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An event every 3 days that begins at 19:00:00, happening 3 times

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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The crusty old bachelor Don Pasquale decides to marry a much younger wife and produce an heir to spite his nephew, Ernesto, who insists on marrying for love rather than for money. But Pasquale gets much more than he bargained for when Doctor Malatesta and Norina decide to teach him a lesson. Great fun for the whole family and performed by an internationally-renowned cast, Gaetano Donizetti’s comic masterpiece will have you roaring with laughter!

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Berkshire Opera Festival presents “Don Pasquale”

August 30 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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An event every 3 days that begins at 19:00:00, happening 3 times

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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The crusty old bachelor Don Pasquale decides to marry a much younger wife and produce an heir to spite his nephew, Ernesto, who insists on marrying for love rather than for money. But Pasquale gets much more than he bargained for when Doctor Malatesta and Norina decide to teach him a lesson. Great fun for the whole family and performed by an internationally-renowned cast, Gaetano Donizetti’s comic masterpiece will have you roaring with laughter!

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September 2019

Fairview Hospital Gala presents Demetri Martin

September 21 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Fairview Hospital is thrilled to present stand-up comedian, writer, actor and director Demetri Martin's Wandering Mind tour in support of the hospital and the 2019 honoree, Dr. George Veinoglou.

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October 2019

Paul Taylor Dance Company

October 13 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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One event on October 12, 2019 at 8:00pm

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Paul Taylor Dance Company returns for its twelfth consecutive season at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center with three performances over Columbus Day Weekend. The celebrated modern dance company continues the legacy of its late founder Paul Taylor under the new leadership of Artistic Director Michael Novak.

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Pink Martini

October 18 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Pink Martini’s "little orchestra" draws inspiration from the romantic Hollywood musicals of the 1940s and `50s and crosses genres to make an eclectic, modern sound. Their arrangements of Latin music, jazz, cabaret and cinema scores come together in a sound that defies categorization but is guaranteed to get the audience up out of their seats and dancing in the aisles. This concert will include popular favorites from the band’s 23-year career as well as songs from their latest release, Je…

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The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

October 31 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$5 – $10

Halloween meets Christmas in Henry Selick and Tim Burton’s stop-motion animated musical The Nightmare Before Christmas. Jack Skellington, the king of Halloween Town, happens upon a different world called Christmas Town and endeavors to celebrate the unfamiliar holiday.

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November 2019

Arlo Guthrie: 50th Anniversary of Alice’s Restaurant

November 23 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$29 – $79

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the movie Alice’s Restaurant, based on the song by Arlo Guthrie. To commemorate the occasion, Guthrie is on extensive tour stretching from the fall of last year through 2020. Guthrie wrote a folk song about a series of unbelievable events that began on Thanksgiving in 1965. “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree” struck a chord with the anti-war counterculture. By 1967 Guthrie had gone from playing small clubs to playing festivals and stadiums. “Arthur Penn (who…

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The Wizard of Oz

November 30 @ 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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The Mahaiwe continues its annual tradition screening The Wizard of Oz over Thanksgiving weekend. Starring Judy Garland as Dorothy Gale, joined by her companions the Scarecrow, Tin Man, and Cowardly Lion, this musical adventure is the quintessential family film for all.

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December 2019

John Pizzarelli Big Band

December 7 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$44 – $124

John Pizzarelli makes his yearly return to the Mahaiwe for a rare evening of big band music, featuring a 16 piece big band playing arrangements from Mr. Pizzarelli’s one of a kind band book. With charts from arrangers Don Sebesky, John Clayton, Torrie Zito, Dick Lieb and others, and songs from the catalogues of Duke Ellington, Johnny Mercer, Frank Sinatra and the Great American Songbook, this promises to be a swingin’ evening you won’t want to miss!

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