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Some Old Black Man

By James A. Tyler

Wednesday, August 12th

7:30pm

 

When College Professor, Calvin Jones, moves his 82-year-old grumpy, blue collar, ailing, southern father, Donald Jones, from Greenwald, Mississippi into his Harlem penthouse an argument over what to eat for breakfast turns into a generational clash over race, opportunity, and a decision that Calvin made years ago.

Readings are free, but reservations are recommended. Reserve your tickets through the Mahaiwe theater:

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

14 Castle Street

Great Barrington , MA 01230

Box Office: 413-528-0100

 

This season’s free staged reading series continues…

August 21st- Flight of the Monarch by Jim Frangione

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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 in 2007, and under the current artistic direction of Joe Cacaci, Jim Frangione, 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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