By Michael Gioia
07 Jul 2014
"We're honored that so many illustrious artists are returning home to Barrington Stage to celebrate this very special occasion," said artistic director Boyd in a statement.
The 20 Seasons Celebration begins with a champagne reception at 5 PM at the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage and is followed by a 6 PM musical revue, featuring moments from 20 seasons of BSC musicals, including Cabaret, Follies, Guys and Dolls, Carousel, South Pacific and On the Town.
Performers include Tony winners Donna McKechnie and William Finn, Deborah S. Craig, Leslie Denniston, Mark H. Dold, Joe Iconis, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Daniel Marcus, Chris Miller, Gail Nelson, Marni Nixon, Brad Oscar, Aaron Ramey, John Rando, Christina Acosta Robinson, Debra Jo Rupp, Timothy Shew, Gordon Stanley, Nathan Tysen, Alysha Umphress and Peggy Pharr Wilson.
BSC associate artist Darren R. Cohen is the evening's musical director, with Will Hack on bass and Jeff Roberts on percussion. Robert Brown is lighting designer, Lisa Klages is stage manager, and Megan Dieterle is producer.
Honorary chairs for Barrington Stage's 20 Seasons Celebration are Massachusetts governor Deval L. Patrick and first lady Diane B. Patrick. The evening's co-chairs are Mary Ann and Bruno Quinson and Eileen Young. The celebration committee includes Mary Carswell, Kathleen and Neil Chrisman, Ursula and Walter Cliff, Barbara Cutler Emden and James Emden, Audrey and Ralph Friedner, Wendy Linscott and Jim Lamme, Debra Miersma, Catherine Miller, Marion and Marshall Raser, Carrie Schulman, Ginger Schwartz, Betsey and Mark Selkowitz, Lauren Spitz, and Reid White.
Barrington Stage Company is located at 30 Union Street in Pittsfield, MA. For more information, call (413) 236-8888 or visit BarringtonStageCo.org.