The bigger forum at BTF's Stockbridge, MA, digs will see new productions of the regional favorites Blue for an Alabama Sky (June 22-July 10), Pearl Cleage's play about Harlem Renaissance folk who fall in an out of love in the era when the Cotton Club thrived; William Gibson's telling of the battle of wills between Helen Keller and her teacher Annie Sullivan, The Miracle Worker (July 27-Aug. 14); Shaw's classic drama Heartbreak House (July 13-24); and Moliere's comedy The Misanthrope (Aug. 17-Sept. 4). The Unicorn season begins with Adam Guettel's musical about a man trapped in a cave and the media circus that surrounds him, Floyd Collins, running June 9-July 3. It is followed by Siddhartha, a world premiere dramatization by Eric Hill of novelist Herman Hesse's novel. Hill directs the tale of one man's spiritual quest, which brings encounters with gods and humans. Dates at July 7-31.
Scott Schwartz (Golda's Balcony, Bat Boy) returns to BTF with Eugene's Home, a premiere play by Kathy Levin Shapiro. In the work, Eugene, trapped in a wheelchair and filled with Ritalin, thinks his chances as romantic love are small, until Talie enters his life. The run is Aug. 4-21.
Bill Bowers wrote and will perform It Goes Without Saying, the final attraction at the Unicorn, running Aug. 24-Sept. 4. The autobiographical story takes Bowers from Montana to the classroom of celebrated mime Marcel Marceau to Broadway. Martha Banta directs.
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