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

October 2018

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

October 28, 2018 @ 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

Clint Eastwood (The Good), Lee Van Cleef (The Bad) and Eli Wallach (The Ugly) star in Sergio Leone’s famed Spaghetti Western. Known for its use of long shots, close-ups, and tension, Leone's Civil War era epic is considered one of the greatest Westerns of all time.

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November 2018

Bolshoi Ballet in HD: Don Quixote

November 2, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $17

Inspired by heroic stories of brave knights, with his faithful servant Sancho Panza at his side, Don Quixote sets out on an adventure to meet his ideal woman, Dulcinea. With panache and sparkling technique, principal dancers Ekaterina Krysanova and Semyon Chudin lead the spectacular cast of toreadors, flamenco dancers, gypsies, and dryads in the Bolshoi's critically-acclaimed staging of this exalted performance. A quintessential Bolshoi event.

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Postmodern Jukebox

November 2, 2018 @ 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$30 – $80

he band’s non-stop throwback carnival is on the road again with their Back in Black & White Tour.

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Postmodern Jukebox

November 2, 2018 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$30 – $80

Postmodern Jukebox is back.... Back in Black & White! The band’s non-stop throwback carnival is on the road again with their Back in Black & White Tour, kicking off this fall. PMJ has always been about using modern media to turn back the clock to a time we always imagine in shades of black and white -- simpler, more carefree, without so many mind-boggling devices and distractions, every one streaming in hi-def at any hour of the day! Of course,…

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Met Opera in HD: Muhly’s Marnie

November 10, 2018 @ 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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$10 – $25

Nico Muhly’s Marnie, based on Winston Graham’s novel, which in turn inspired Alfred Hitchock’s suspenseful thriller, has its U.S. premiere at the Met this season. Isabel Leonard stars in the title role opposite Christopher Maltman as her blackmailing husband Mark Rutland, Iestyn Davies as his brother Terry, Janis Kelly as Mrs. Rutland, and acclaimed mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves as Marnie’s mother. Robert Spano makes his company debut conducting.

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Arlo Guthrie: Alice’s Restaurant Back by Popular Demand Tour

November 17, 2018 @ 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

Alice’s Restaurant -- Back By Popular Demand Tour will coincide with the 50th Anniversary of the feature film Alice’s Restaurant, originally released in 1969, starring Arlo as himself, directed by famed director Arthur Penn. It was filmed in the Berkshires, Arlo’s own backyard, recreating some of the events that launched the Massacree, while adding a good dose of fiction.

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The Wizard of Oz (1939)

November 24, 2018 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$5 – $10

The Mahaiwe continues its annual tradition screening The Wizard of Oz on 35mm over Thanksgiving weekend. Join Dorothy and her eccentric band of friends gathered along the way across Oz, a curious world far from her home Kansas. This 1939 fantasy is a celebrated staple in American culture. Runtime: 1 hour 52 mins.

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Hip Hop Theatre with Open Thought Productions

November 30, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$5

This special performance will be the culmination of a four day school residency featuring students from Monument Valley, Mt. Everett and Herberg Schools performing with the professional dancers from Open Thought Productions. Using music, dance, FreeStyle, Hip Hop and improvisational theater, the evening's script will draw from the stories of the student participants, transforming them into the art of the theater for an empowering and memorable evening.

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December 2018

London’s National Theatre in HD: The Madness of George III

December 1, 2018 @ 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $17

Multi-award-winning drama The Madness of George III will be broadcast to cinemas, in National Theatre Live's first ever broadcast from Nottingham Playhouse. Written by one of Britain's best-loved playwrights Alan Bennett (The History Boys, The Lady in the Van), this epic play was also adapted into a BAFTA Award-winning film following its premiere on stage in 1991. The cast of this new production includes Olivier Award-winners Mark Gatiss (Sherlock, Wolf Hall, NT Live Coriolanus) in the title role, and Adrian…

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The Greatest Showman (2017) Sing-Along

December 6, 2018 @ 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

The Mahaiwe presents a special sing-along screening of The Greatest Showman, a family-friendly musical inspired by the life of P. T. Barnum, starring Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams, Zac Efron, and Zendaya.

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30th Anniversary of Scrooged!

December 14, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$15

Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of Scrooged with Karen Allen! It's time for some nostalgia and holiday laughs as the Berkshire International Film Festival presents a special screening of Scrooged, the dark comedy update of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol directed by Richard Donner. The film stars Bill Murray as Frank Cross, a cynical television executive whose cutthroat business practices have made him rich and powerful, but left him a coldhearted and lonely cynic. Karen Allen plays his compassionate ex-girlfriend, Claire…

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Scott Eyerly’s Pre-Broadcast Opera Lecture: Verdi’s La Traviata

December 15, 2018 @ 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10

Composer and librettist Scott Eyerly has won acclaim across a wide range of genres. Eyerly`s fresh approach to opera and classical music has attracted a growing audience. His popular lecture series at the Mahaiwe and his sold-out courses at The Juilliard School`s Evening Division are drawing novices and cognoscenti alike.

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It’s A Wonderful Life (1946)

December 21, 2018 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Frank Capra’s 1946 holiday drama It’s a Wonderful Life, starring Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed, is a seasonal favorite. In Mahaiwe tradition, this will be a FREE screening for the community. Designated the most inspirational movie of all time by the American Film Institute, It’s a Wonderful Life is a wonderful, feel-good movie to experience with friends and family. Runtime: 2 hours 15 mins.

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Radio Deluxe Live: John Pizzarelli & Jessica Molaskey

December 22, 2018 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$35 – $110

Renowned jazz musicians John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey will record their syndicated American-songbook radio program, “Radio Deluxe,” live at the Mahaiwe. This popular show mixes and matches songs in medleys and sequences that flow like a continuing dialogue about life, relationships, and popular culture itself. The common denominator is a playful sense of humor. The husband-and-wife hosts are masters of off-the-cuff repartee.

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Radio Deluxe

December 22, 2018 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$35 – $110

Co-presented with Berkshires Jazz, Inc. Renowned jazz musicians John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey will record their syndicated American-songbook radio program, “Radio Deluxe,” live at the Mahaiwe. This popular show mixes and matches songs in medleys and sequences that flow like a continuing dialogue about life, relationships, and popular culture itself. The common denominator is a playful sense of humor. The husband-and-wife hosts are masters of off-the-cuff repartee. Featuring special guests Maucha Adnet and Duduka Da Fonseca. "Duduka and Maucha have…

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Bolshoi Ballet in HD: The Nutcracker

December 23, 2018 @ 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $17

On Christmas Eve, Marie’s Nutcracker doll magically transforms into a prince and together their wonderful adventure begins. The Nutcracker invites audiences of all ages on a magical journey, through a world of enchantment, complete with dancing snowflakes and dolls that have come to life, accompanied by Tchaikovsky’s beloved score. The timeless holiday classic returns to the Bolshoi stage this December for a live broadcast.

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Elf (2003)

December 27, 2018 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$5 – $10

Will Ferrell is Buddy in Jon Favreau’s fantasy/comedy film about a human Christmas elf who ventures to New York City to find his truth. Feel-good and funny, Elf is a family favorite with co-stars James Caan, Bob Newhart, Edward Asner, Mary Steenburgen, and Zooey Deschanel. Runtime: 1 hour 37 mins.

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January 2019

Scott Eyerly’s Pre-Broadcast Opera Lecture: Cilea’s Adriana Lecouvreur

January 12 @ 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10

Composer and librettist Scott Eyerly has won acclaim across a wide range of genres. Eyerly`s fresh approach to opera and classical music has attracted a growing audience. His popular lecture series at the Mahaiwe and his sold-out courses at The Juilliard School`s Evening Division are drawing novices and cognoscenti alike.

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Met Opera Live in HD: Cilea’s Adriana Lecouvreur

January 12 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $25

For the first time at the Met, Anna Netrebko sings the title role of Adriana Lecouvreur, the great 18th-century actress in love with the military hero Maurizio, sung by Piotr Beczała. Gianandrea Noseda conducts Cilea’s tragedy, directed by Sir David McVicar, with the action partially set in a working replica of a Baroque theater. The cast also features Anita Rachvelishvili as the Princess of Bouillon, Adriana’s rival for Maurizio’s affections; Ambrogio Maestri as Michonnet, Adriana’s faithful friend; and Carlo Bosi…

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Bolshoi Ballet in HD: La Bayadere

January 20 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $17

The temple dancer Nikiya and the warrior Solor fall deeply in love, igniting heated passions and murderous intrigues when the Rajah and his daughter Gamzatti discover their forbidden love. La Bayadere is one of the greatest works in classical ballet history – a story of love, death and vengeful judgment, set in India. Dazzling sets and costumes, with one of the most iconic scenes in ballet, the “Kingdom of the Shades,” illuminate the tragic tale of the temple dancer Nikiya’s…

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Met Opera Live in HD: Cilea’s Adriana Lecouvreur (Encore)

January 23 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $25

For the first time at the Met, Anna Netrebko sings the title role of Adriana Lecouvreur, the great 18th-century actress in love with the military hero Maurizio, sung by Piotr Beczała. Gianandrea Noseda conducts Cilea’s tragedy, directed by Sir David McVicar, with the action partially set in a working replica of a Baroque theater. The cast also features Anita Rachvelishvili as the Princess of Bouillon, Adriana’s rival for Maurizio’s affections; Ambrogio Maestri as Michonnet, Adriana’s faithful friend; and Carlo Bosi…

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February 2019

Above the Timberline Radio Play

February 1 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Norman Rockwell Museum and The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center present the world premiere of Above the Timberline, a radio play based on the critically acclaimed novel by illustrator/author Gregory Manchess. The radio play, performed by Berkshire County high school students, will be set to a backdrop of Manchess’ illustrations from the book, utilizing both animation and sound effects in its projection. Original artwork from the artist’s book is currently featured in the exhibition Gregory Manchess: Above the Timberline, on view…

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Scott Eyerly’s Pre-Broadcast Opera Lecture: Bizet’s Carmen

February 2 @ 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10

Composer and librettist Scott Eyerly has won acclaim across a wide range of genres. Eyerly`s fresh approach to opera and classical music has attracted a growing audience. His popular lecture series at the Mahaiwe and his sold-out courses at The Juilliard School`s Evening Division are drawing novices and cognoscenti alike.

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Pilobolus: Come To Your Senses

February 9 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$40 – $85

Pilobolus invites you to Come to Your Senses! Engage with childlike wonder in the miracle of your senses through both classic and brand new repertory that begins by examining our biology and ends by utilizing the senses in a refreshing immersion in the biosphere.

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Met Opera Live in HD: Bizet’s Carmen (Encore)

February 17 @ 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $25

Clémentine Margaine is opera’s ultimate seductress, opposite Roberto Alagna, who captivated Live in HD audiences as Don José in 2010. Louis Langrée conducts Sir Richard Eyre’s lively production, a favorite in the Met’s repertoire.

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March 2019

Scott Eyerly’s Pre-Broadcast Opera Lecture: Donizetti’s La Fille du Régiment

March 2 @ 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10

Composer and librettist Scott Eyerly has won acclaim across a wide range of genres. Eyerly`s fresh approach to opera and classical music has attracted a growing audience. His popular lecture series at the Mahaiwe and his sold-out courses at The Juilliard School`s Evening Division are drawing novices and cognoscenti alike.

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Met Opera Live in HD: Donizetti’s La Fille du Régiment

March 2 @ 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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$10 – $25

Bel canto stars Pretty Yende and Javier Camarena team up for a feast of vocal fireworks on the Met stage. Maurizio Muraro is Sergeant Sulplice, with Stephanie Blythe as the outlandish Marquise of Berkenfield. Enrique Mazzola conducts.

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Donizetti’s La Fille du Régiment

March 2 @ 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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One event on March 6, 2019 at 1:00 PM

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $25

Bel canto stars Pretty Yende and Javier Camarena team up for a feast of vocal fireworks on the Met stage. Maurizio Muraro is Sergeant Sulplice, with Stephanie Blythe as the outlandish Marquise of Berkenfield. Enrique Mazzola conducts.

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Met Opera Live in HD: Donizetti’s La Fille du Régiment

March 6 @ 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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One event on March 6, 2019 at 1:00 PM

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $25

Bel canto stars Pretty Yende and Javier Camarena team up for a feast of vocal fireworks on the Met stage. Maurizio Muraro is Sergeant Sulplice, with Stephanie Blythe as the outlandish Marquise of Berkenfield. Enrique Mazzola conducts.

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Donizetti’s La Fille du Régiment

March 6 @ 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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One event on March 6, 2019 at 1:00 PM

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $25

Bel canto stars Pretty Yende and Javier Camarena team up for a feast of vocal fireworks on the Met stage. Maurizio Muraro is Sergeant Sulplice, with Stephanie Blythe as the outlandish Marquise of Berkenfield. Enrique Mazzola conducts.

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Bolshoi Ballet in HD: The Sleeping Beauty

March 10 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $17

On her sixteenth birthday, Princess Aurora falls under the curse of the Evil Fairy Carabosse and into a deep slumber lasting one hundred years. Only the kiss of a prince can break the spell. A resplendent fairytale ballet, The Sleeping Beauty features scores of magical characters including fairies, the Little Red Riding Hood, Puss in Boots, and a beautiful young Princess Aurora performed by Olga Smirnova, a “truly extraordinary talent” (The Telegraph). This is classical ballet at its finest.

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Bolshoi Ballet in HD: The Sleeping Beauty

March 10 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $17

On her sixteenth birthday, Princess Aurora falls under the curse of the Evil Fairy Carabosse and into a deep slumber lasting one hundred years. Only the kiss of a prince can break the spell. A resplendent fairytale ballet, The Sleeping Beauty features scores of magical characters including fairies, the Little Red Riding Hood, Puss in Boots, and a beautiful young Princess Aurora performed by Olga Smirnova, a “truly extraordinary talent” (The Telegraph). This is classical ballet at its finest.

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Close Encounters With Music: Troika à la Russe – Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, Scriabin

March 23 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$27.50 – $50.50

Ukrainian-born pianist Inna Faliks (“adventurous and passionate”— The New Yorker) and Yehuda Hanani present a program rich in Russian lore, Slavic emotionalism, Soviet-era sarcasm, and dazzling virtuosity: the cello/piano sonatas by Rachmaninoff, Prokofiev, and Scriabin’s Sonata No. 5, which pianist Sviatoslav Richter considered the most difficult piece in the entire piano repertory. Rachmaninoff’s sonata is passionate and emotionally torrential, a survivor from the 19th century. Prokofiev, on the other hand, dubbed “bad boy of Russian music” by the establishment for…

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Scott Eyerly’s Pre-Broadcast Opera Lecture: Wagner’s Die Walküre

March 30 @ 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10

Composer and librettist Scott Eyerly has won acclaim across a wide range of genres. Eyerly`s fresh approach to opera and classical music has attracted a growing audience. His popular lecture series at the Mahaiwe and his sold-out courses at The Juilliard School`s Evening Division are drawing novices and cognoscenti alike.

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Met Opera Live in HD: Wagner’s Die Walküre

March 30 @ 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $25

The second installment of Wagner’s Ring cycle, Die Walküre, stars heroic soprano Christine Goerke as the warrior goddess Brünnhilde, whose encounter with the mortal twins Siegmund and Sieglinde, sung by Stuart Skelton and Eva-Maria Westbroek, leads her on a journey from Valhalla to earthbound humanity. Philippe Jordan conducts.

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April 2019

Met Opera Live in HD: Wagner’s Die Walküre

April 3 @ 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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One event on April 3, 2019 at 12:00 PM

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $25

The second installment of Wagner’s Ring cycle, Die Walküre, stars heroic soprano Christine Goerke as the warrior goddess Brünnhilde, whose encounter with the mortal twins Siegmund and Sieglinde, sung by Stuart Skelton and Eva-Maria Westbroek, leads her on a journey from Valhalla to earthbound humanity. Philippe Jordan conducts.

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Bolshoi Ballet in HD: The Golden Age

April 7 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $17

In the 1920’s, The Golden Age cabaret is a favorite nightly haunt. The young fisherman Boris falls in love with Rita. He follows her to the cabaret and realizes that she is the beautiful dancer “Mademoiselle Margot,” but also the love interest of the local gangster Yashka. With its jazzy score by Dmitri Shostakovich and its music-hall atmosphere featuring beautiful tangos, The Golden Age is a refreshing and colorful dive into the roaring 20’s. A historic ballet that can be…

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Close Encounters With Music: Prestige Performance – The American Brass Quintet

April 13 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$27.50 – $50.50

The American Brass Quintet is peerless among brass ensembles, sculpting new repertoire and setting the artistic standards for the modern classical brass ensemble. The Quintet evening begins with a staple of Romantic brass music—Victor Ewald’s Brass Quintet No. 2, from late 1800’s Russia. Common Heroes, Uncommon Land, a recent commission through the Juilliard School, where they have been in residence for three decades, is a work with an Americana sound by Philip Lasser requiring each player to recite poetry. Three…

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Chick Corea Trio

April 14 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Chick Corea has attained iconic status in music. The keyboardist, composer and bandleader is a DownBeat Hall of Famer and NEA Jazz Master, as well as the fourth-most nominated artist in Grammy Awards history with 63 nods – and 22 wins, in addition to a number of Latin Grammys. From straight-ahead to avant-garde, bebop to jazz-rock fusion, children’s songs to chamber and symphonic works, Chick has touched an astonishing number of musical bases in his career since playing with the…

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Great Barrington Farmers Market presents A Night of Storytelling about the Power and Purpose of Food

April 27 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Join us for a night of storytelling to celebrate the power and purpose of food. Local and guest farmers, chefs, and eaters will share their favorite food stoires. Featuring Special guest storyteller Julia Turshen acclaimed food writer and activist, and best selling author of "Small Victories" "Feed the Resistance" and "Now and Again". All tickets sales benefit the Great Barrington Farmers Market SNAP, WIC, and SFMC doubling programs.

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May 2019

Scott Eyerly’s Pre-Broadcast Opera Lecture: Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites

May 11 @ 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10

Composer and librettist Scott Eyerly has won acclaim across a wide range of genres. Eyerly`s fresh approach to opera and classical music has attracted a growing audience. His popular lecture series at the Mahaiwe and his sold-out courses at The Juilliard School`s Evening Division are drawing novices and cognoscenti alike

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Met Opera Live in HD: Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites

May 11 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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One event on May 15, 2019 at 12:00 PM

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $25

Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads an accomplished ensemble in Poulenc’s devastating modern masterpiece of faith and martyrdom. Isabel Leonard is the young Blanche de La Force, opposite Met legend Karita Mattila as the First Prioress.

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Free Fun Friday: Acrobats of Cirque-tacular

May 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

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 young in spirit alike!…

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Met Opera Live in HD: Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites

May 15 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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One event on May 15, 2019 at 12:00 PM

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $25

Met Music Director Yannick Nézet-Séguin leads an accomplished ensemble in Poulenc’s devastating modern masterpiece of faith and martyrdom. Isabel Leonard is the young Blanche de La Force, opposite Met legend Karita Mattila as the First Prioress.

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The Sting (1973)

May 16 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$8

Paul Newman and Robert Redford play grifters in the ultimate con, The Sting. This classic crime movie is lauded for its filmmaking, earning Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Original Screenplay among its seven wins at the Oscars.

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Close Encounters With Music: The Art of the Quartet – The Escher String Quartet

May 18 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$27.50 – $50.50

Acclaimed for musical insights and rare tonal beauty, and championed by the Emerson String Quartet, the Escher has toured extensively throughout the U.S., Europe, Australia and Asia. They served as BBC New Generation Artists and gave debuts at the BBC Proms, are winners of the prestigious Avery Fisher Career Grant and perform as Artists of The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. For this program, they bring their special sheen to Mozart’s powerfully compelling String Quartet No. 23 in F…

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Bolshoi Ballet in HD: Carmen Suite / Petrushka

May 19 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $17

Carmen is as sensual and free-spirited as ever as she finds herself caught in a love triangle. The passionate one act ballet by Cuban choreographer Alberto Alonso, originally conceived for legendary Bolshoi prima ballerina Maya Plisetskaya, will captivate audiences alongside Petrushka, a new creation for the Bolshoi by contemporary choreographer Edward Clug. The double-bill event for cinemas encapsulates and showcases the soul of Russian Ballet.

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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

May 29 @ 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

A jaded couple pursues a procedure to erase each other from their memories. Already a cult classic, the film employs elements of sci-fi, romantic comedy and drama, and won the Best Original Screenplay Oscar for Charlie Kaufman’s innovative script. Michel Gondry directs the ensemble cast of Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Mark Ruffalo, Elijah Wood, and Tom Wilkinson.

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June 2019

GALA: Like Father-in-Law, Like Son-in-Law: Antonin Dvořák and Josef Suk

June 8 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Nationalist composer Dvořák rose to fame in Prague, paving the way for his favorite student and later son-in-law Josef Suk. There was great closeness and spiritual kinship between them, andboth were championed by Brahms (who confessed to envying Dvořák his melodic gifts!). Dvořák’s Rondo and Suk’s Balada and Pisen Lasky love song are rarely performed gems, and the more familiar Piano Quintet No. 2 in A Major by Dvořák is acknowledged as one of the masterpieces in the form, along…

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Todd Rundgren: The Individualist

June 9 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$15 – $85

The performance will center on the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominee’s recent autobiography, The Individualist: Digressions, Dreams and Dissertations, in which he reflects on both his career and his roller coaster of a personal life.

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Boston Early Music Festival presents Versailles: Portrait of a Royal Domain

June 21 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$25 – $85

The GRAMMY Award–winning BEMF Chamber Opera Series returns with an encore performance of our November 2016 production inspired by the splendor of Versailles. King Louis XIV transformed his father’s pastoral hunting lodge at Versailles into a lavish palace that served as the seat of government and culture in France. Enjoy a musical feast from the height of the Sun King’s reign with two chamber operas—Charpentier’s Les Plaisirs de Versailles and Lalande’s Les Fontaines de Versailles—exalting the splendor and majesty of…

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Boston Early Music Festival presents Versailles: Portrait of a Royal Domain

June 21 @ 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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Mahaiwe Member Discounts do not apply for this performance. The GRAMMY Award–winning BEMF Chamber Opera Series returns with an encore performance of our November 2016 production inspired by the splendor of Versailles. King Louis XIV transformed his father’s pastoral hunting lodge at Versailles into a lavish palace that served as the seat of government and culture in France. Enjoy a musical feast from the height of the Sun King’s reign with two chamber operas—Charpentier’s Les Plaisirs de Versailles and Lalande’s…

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Boston Early Music Festival presents Versailles: Portrait of a Royal Domain

June 22 @ 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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One event on June 22, 2019 at 3:00 PM

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Mahaiwe Member Discounts do not apply for this performance. The GRAMMY Award–winning BEMF Chamber Opera Series returns with an encore performance of our November 2016 production inspired by the splendor of Versailles. King Louis XIV transformed his father’s pastoral hunting lodge at Versailles into a lavish palace that served as the seat of government and culture in France. Enjoy a musical feast from the height of the Sun King’s reign with two chamber operas—Charpentier’s Les Plaisirs de Versailles and Lalande’s…

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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 7:00 PM

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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London’s National Theatre in HD: The Audience

July 20 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $17

Academy Award-winner Helen Mirren (The Queen), plays Queen Elizabeth II in the Tony Award-winning production of The Audience. Captured live from London’s West End in 2013, the original broadcast returns to international cinemas to mark National Theatre Live’s 10th birthday.

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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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London’s National Theatre in HD: The Lehman Trilogy

July 28 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $17

The story of a family and a company that changed the world, told in three parts on a single evening. Academy Award-winner Sam Mendes (Skyfall, The Ferryman) directs Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles who play the Lehman Brothers, their sons and grandsons. On a cold September morning in 1844 a young man from Bavaria stands on a New York dockside. Dreaming of a new life in the new world. He is joined by his two brothers and…

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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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Berkshire Playwrights Lab presents: Screenplay by Stalin

August 7 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Mahaiwe Member Discounts do not apply for this performance. Screenplay by Stalin, a staged reading of a new play written by Tom Fontana, directed by BPL Co-Artistic Director Joe Cacaci.

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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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An event every 3 days that begins at 7:00 PM, 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 27 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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An event every 3 days that begins at 7:00 PM, 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 7:00 PM, 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 11 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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One event on October 12, 2019 at 8:00 PM

One event on October 13, 2019 at 2:00 PM

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $95

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. Opening night will consist of three pieces: Syzygy (1987) Dancers hurtle across the stage like so many celestial bodies orbiting and eclipsing each other.

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Paul Taylor Dance Company

October 12 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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One event on October 12, 2019 at 8:00 PM

One event on October 13, 2019 at 2:00 PM

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $95

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. Opening night will consist of three pieces: Syzygy (1987) Dancers hurtle across the stage like so many celestial bodies orbiting and eclipsing each other.

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Paul Taylor Dance Company

October 13 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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One event on October 12, 2019 at 2:00 PM

One event on October 13, 2019 at 2:00 PM

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $95

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. Opening night will consist of three pieces: Syzygy (1987) Dancers hurtle across the stage like so many celestial bodies orbiting and eclipsing each other.

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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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Met Opera Live in HD: Puccini’s Turandot (Encore)

October 23 @ 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Franco Zeffirelli’s spectacular production returns to cinemas, with Yannick Nézet-Séguin, the Met’s Jeanette Lerman-Neubauer Music Director, conducting his first Puccini opera with the company. Powerhouse soprano Christine Goerke takes on the icy title princess, alongside tenor Roberto Aronica as the unknown prince vying for her love.

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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

The Whales of August (1987)

November 5 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$8

Widowed sisters Libby Strong (Bette Davis) and Sarah Webber (Lillian Gish) reflect on the passage of time, their relationship over the years, and life itself during a summer vacation on Maine’s Cliff Island.

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Jezebel (1938)

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

Bette Davis plays Julie Marsden, an individualistic woman whose engagement with Preston Dillard (Henry Fonda) comes into question in this 1938 romantic drama by William Wyler.

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Scott Eyerly’s Pre-Broadcast Opera Lecture: Puccini’s Madama Butterfly

November 9 @ 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10

Composer and librettist Scott Eyerly has won acclaim across a wide range of genres. Eyerly`s fresh approach to opera and classical music has attracted a growing audience. His popular lecture series at the Mahaiwe and his sold-out courses at The Juilliard School`s Evening Division are drawing novices and cognoscenti alike.

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Met Opera Live in HD: Puccini’s Madama Butterfly

November 9 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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Bravo Circle Members / Met members: Thursday, July 11 at noon Mahaiwe Members: Tuesday, July 16 at noon General Public: Wednesday, July 17 at noon $25 adults / $10 everyone 21 and under Anthony Minghella’s vividly cinematic staging returns to cinemas, featuring soprano Hui He in the devastating title role. Pier Giorgio Morandi conducts one of opera’s most beautiful and heartbreaking scores, with a cast that also includes tenor Piero Pretti as Pinkerton, baritone Paulo Szot as Sharpless, and mezzo-soprano…

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Bolshoi Ballet in HD: Raymonda

November 10 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $17

Raymonda is betrothed to Jean de Brienne, a gallant knight who pledged to go on a crusade led by the King of Hungary. When her beloved leaves, Abderakhman, a foreign knight, makes a bid for the hand of Raymonda and threatens her fate when she rejects him. Raymonda is a must-see of the Bolshoi, a work of living dance history showcasing the ballerina as the ultimate virtuoso. Being one of legendary choreographer Marius Petipa’s final works, he fully armed this…

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Met Opera Live in HD: Puccini’s Madama Butterfly (Encore)

November 13 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $25

Anthony Minghella’s vividly cinematic staging returns to cinemas, featuring soprano Hui He in the devastating title role. Pier Giorgio Morandi conducts one of opera’s most beautiful and heartbreaking scores, with a cast that also includes tenor Piero Pretti as Pinkerton, baritone Paulo Szot as Sharpless, and mezzo-soprano Elizabeth DeShong as Suzuki.

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What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? (1962)

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

Bette Davis and Joan Crawford star in Robert Aldrich’s revered psychological thriller about two rivaling sisters whose fates twist and turn.

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Bolshoi Ballet in HD: Le Corsaire

November 17 @ 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $17

On the bazaar square of Andrinopolis, the Pacha is struck by the beauty of Medora and tries to buy her, but the lovely young woman is not for sale. As the transaction is about to be completed, Medora is kidnaped by Conrad, a charming corsair (pirate) who catches her eye. Bolshoi Prima Ballerina, the “mesmerizing” Ekaterina Krysanova and Leading Soloist Igor Tsvirko ignite Medora and Conrad’s passion with undeniable intensity. (The Guardian) Le Corsaire remains a breath-taking production reworked by…

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Hip Hop Theatre with Open Thought Productions

November 22 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$5

This special performance will be the culmination of a four day school residency featuring students from Monument Valley, Mt. Everett and Herberg Schools performing with the professional dancers from Open Thought Productions. Using music, dance, FreeStyle, Hip Hop and improvisational theater, the evening's script will draw from the stories of the student participants, transforming them into the art of the theater for an empowering and memorable evening.

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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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Scott Eyerly’s Pre-Broadcast Opera Lecture: Glass’s Akhnaten

November 24 @ 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10

Composer and librettist Scott Eyerly has won acclaim across a wide range of genres. Eyerly`s fresh approach to opera and classical music has attracted a growing audience. His popular lecture series at the Mahaiwe and his sold-out courses at The Juilliard School`s Evening Division are drawing novices and cognoscenti alike.

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Met Opera Live in HD: Glass’s Akhnaten

November 24 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$10 – $25

Bravo Circle Members / Met members: Thursday, July 11 at noon Mahaiwe Members: Tuesday, July 16 at noon General Public: Wednesday, July 17 at noon

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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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Close Encounters With Music: Great Strings – The Borromeo Quartet

December 14 @ 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$28 – $52

Anton Arensky’s Quartet in A Minor for two cellos, a personal tribute to his beloved friend Tchaikovsky, is considered one of the finest Russian string quartets ever written, with the second movement being a set of variations on a Tchaikovsky theme. Meanwhile, in conversations across time, melodies ricochet from Beethoven to Arensky (as well as Mussorgsky, Rachmaninoff and Stravinsky) as Arensky paraphrases a celebratory Russian folksong associated with the coronation of the Tsar—used by Beethoven in his Quartet Op. 59…

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Selected Shorts for the Holidays

December 15 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street
Great Barrington, MA 01230 United States
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$30 – $40

The hit public radio series Selected Shorts takes the stage at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center with an afternoon of festive stories filled with love, laughter, and nostalgia. The stories are mostly fiction, sometimes classic, sometimes new, and always performed by great actors from stage and screen. With performances by Teagle F. Bougere, Jane Curtin, James Naughton, and Parker Posey!

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