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Help us kick off another exciting season of new work!

OPENING NIGHT GALA

Friday, June 5th, 2015

8:00 PM

 

An evening of new short plays and new short films,

made just for you,

including the WORLD PREMIERE of the short film

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“Love, Dad”

written by RICHARD DRESSER

directed by JOE CACACI

starring TREAT WILLIAMS

and a host of Berkshires folks you just might recognize.

Start with the performance: Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle St., Great Barrington, MA 01230

Then mingle with the artists at the post-show reception: Castle St. Cafe, just next door.

Keep watching this space for more details!

Can’t come but wish to DONATE anyway? 

 

Tickets now on sale

Gala Packages available direct through BPL

[email protected] or 413-528-2544

$1,000 – STAR GALA CAST MEMBER

  • 1 premium ticket to the Gala Performance
  • Admission for 1 to the post-performance reception
  • Complimentary ½ page b/w advertisement in the season program (Due May 15th)
  • Recognition in the Gala Insert as STAR level sponsor
  • Listing in season program as 2015 season sponsor
  • Recognition in pre-show curtain speech
  • Meet and greet with the artists and creative staff after performance
  • 20 community members selected by BPL can attend the Gala performance at no cost

 

$500 – FEATURED GALA CAST MEMBER

  • 1 premium ticket to the Gala Performance
  • Admission for 1 to the post-performance reception
  • Recognition in the Gala Insert as FEATURED level sponsor
  • 10 community members selected by BPL can attend the Gala performance at no cost

 

$250 – SUPPORTING GALA CAST MEMBER

  • 1 ticket to the Gala Performance
  • Admission for 1 person to the post-performance reception
  • Recognition in the Gala Insert as SUPPORTING level sponsor

 


 

$50 – SWING GALA CAST MEMBER

  • 1 ticket to the Gala Performance (balcony seating)
  • Recognition in the Gala Insert as SWING level sponsor

SWING Tickets (show only) available through the Mahaiwe Box Office – 413-528-0100 or mahaiwe.org

 


 

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About Us

Our mission is to provide the playwright with space to create. The Berkshire Playwrights Lab provides an opportunity for emerging and established playwrights to find a secure berth where they can develop new work and/or explore new avenues of creativity. Without a commitment to nurturing new voices and new talent, the American theater is losing promising playwrights. The Lab was created to provide playwrights the opportunity to develop their work and more than 30 short and 35 full-length plays have been presented under the BPL banner since its inception in 2007.

Founded by Joe Cacaci, Jim Frangione, Bob Jaffe, and Matthew Penn, the Berkshire Playwrights Lab is the area’s only theater dedicated exclusively to encouraging, developing, and presenting new plays. Through readings, workshops and fully-staged productions, the Lab provides emerging and established writers with a professional and creative environment, while offering audiences the engaging and provocative opportunity to share in the dramatic evolution of premiere works.

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