They have a fun show, "Character Man", starting tonight, September 18th. The Barrington Stage
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website describes this as a "musical memoir celebrating the Golden Age of the American Musical." The show stars Drama Desk Award winner, Jim Brochu, and salutes popular character actors and musical stars of Broadway, including Zero Mostel, Jack Gilford, Charles Nelson Riley, and Jackie Gleason. I certainly remember all these wonderful actors, do you?
The New York Times describes it as "A blend of cabaret, theater and scrapbook...walks down memory lane are rarely so entertaining." And The New Yorker weighs in with "Brochu is a terrific storyteller, and a fine singer, too."
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Barrington Stage shows routinely wow the critics, so don't miss it. The show runs September 18-28, 2014, Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 pm, and Saturday and Sunday matinees at 3 pm. The venue is the St. Germain Stage, at the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center, 36 Linden Street, Pittsfield, MA. Ticket prices start at $40.