Testa will be backed by orchestrator/musical director Michael Starobin on piano. Show times are July 31-Aug. 2 at 8 PM and Aug. 3 at 3 PM.
Sleepless Variations, according to press notes, "tells a tale of one woman's sleepless night of fears, fantasies and dreams, expressed through cycle of songs by composers as varied as Jimi Hendrix, Rodgers and Hammerstein and Björk."
On Broadway Mary Testa has been seen in Xanadu, Chicago, Barnum, Marilyn, The Rink, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, On the Town, Marie Christine and 42nd Street, earning Tony nominations for her work in On the Town and 42nd Street. Her other theatre credits include See What I Wanna See, String of Pearls, Lend Me a Tenor, The Vagina Monologues, The Wax, From Above (Obie Award), Lucky Stiff, In Trousers, Tartuffe and On the Town (Obie Award).
Stage 2/VFW Hall is located at 36 Linden Street in Pittsfield, MA. For tickets, priced $15-$30, call (413) 236-8888 or visit www.barringtonstageco.org.