music, dance, theater & Film
From the Bard Music Festival to the Barrington Stage Company...
The Country and Abroad covers music, theater and dance events in eastern New York, western Connecticut, western Massachusetts, and southern Vermont with previews and reviews of concerts and shows, along with interviews with performers and directors.
Special attention is paid to Bard Summerscape, Summer Music Festival, and Conservatory Sundays, Woodbury Symphony, The Pawling Concert Series, Close Encounters with Music, Vassar Powerhouse Theater, Berkshire Theaters, including Shakespeare & Company, Berkshire Theatre Festival, and Barrington Stage Company, also Sharon Country Playhouse, Westport Country Playhouse, and Oldcastle Theatre Company, with reviews, interviews, and previews written by Elizabeth Potter, Pamela Dreyfus Smith, Frances Chamberlain, Robyn Perry Coe, and Diana Niles King. In addition, The Country and Abroad covers local film festivals, including the Berkshire International Film Festival, and Chatham’s Film Columbia.