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George Dvorsky Wins Berkie

October 16, 2018

We are delighted to announce that George Dvorsky (Warbucks) – Annie has won the Bershire Theatre Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical. Congratulations George!

The Mac-Haydn received nominations in 6 separate categories including Outstanding Director and Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical!

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Thanks from John Saunders

September 13, 2018

Can it really be over a week already since the Mac-Haydn closed for the season? Each and every show this summer brought so much magic to life. Whether it was one of our 7 main-stage shows or our incredible children’s theatre line-up, the entire season was a huge success on stage and off. The Mac-Haydn has continued to soar to new heights each season and I’m so honored to be at the helm of this extraordinary work.

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Reviews Rave About Annie

August 26, 2018

J. Peter Bergman writes a glowing review of our final show of the season.

“Three of the funniest performances of the season…”

Annabel Feigen sings like a mini-Ethel Merman, acts like an intelligent Shirley Temple and attracts attention from everyone everywhere…”

Monica M. Wemitt is as funny as anyone could be in this role and, when she sings and dances, she becomes the star of show without question…”

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Meet Our Annies!

August 17, 2018

You can’t do Annie without an amazing young actress in the title role. Well, we have two of them! We are so excited to introduce Annabel Feigen and Rieleigh Smith, the two incredible girls taking on the most famous orphan in Musical Theatre history. We sat down for a chat about dogs, the show and working at the Mac-Haydn.

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Berkshire On Stage Loves The Wedding Singer

August 14, 2018

Lisa Jarisch calls The Wedding Singer “As filling as the first slice of wedding cake, and almost twice as sweet…” in Berkshire On Stage.

“Conor Fallon brings considerable appeal to the title role…”

“Kate Zulauf gives us a wistful, earnest Julia…”

“…enthusiastic and on-key performances all around…”

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Wendy’s Shadow Shines

August 3, 2018

Gail M. Burns of Berkshire On Stage reported on the opening of Wendy’s Shadow this weekend.

This weekend the Mac-Haydn is doing something it has almost never done in 50 years of presenting professional musical theatre – it is offering a world premiere of a new work.

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The Hunchback Of Notre Dame Review Is In

July 28, 2018

J. Peter Bergman praises The Hunchback Of Notre Dame as “Emotionally sound, beautiful…” in The Berkshire Edge.

“Laura Helm is delicate and delectable…” “The sound of the show is Broadway all the way…”

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Tales from the Tours…

July 18, 2018

Two stars from our upcoming Hunchback of Notre Dame, Quinto Ott (Frollo) and Laura Helm (Esmeralda), have toured extensively over the last few years. They chat with us about their experiences and how the Mac-Haydn helped prepare them.

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Mamma Mia Review Is In

July 12, 2018

J. Peter Bergman’s latest review raves about Mamma Mia! in The Berkshire Edge

“Mamma Mia! Here we go again…my, my, how can I resist this?”

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Meet Our Musicians

June 24, 2018

We have an informal chat with Music Directors Jillian Zack and David Maglione as they give us some insight into how they make the music happen at our unique venue.

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