Diane Wortis assumes role of director of advancement at Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

Diane Wortis assumes role of director of advancement at Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center

GREAT BARRINGTON — The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center welcomed a new director of advancement this week.Diane Wortis, who has worked for numerous Berkshire County-based organizations, assumed her new position at the theater on Monday, Feb. 3. Wortis, who has lived two blocks up the street from the theater since 2002, brings more than 30 years […]

Exploring what if Du Bois met Wharton

Exploring what if Du Bois met Wharton

By Hannah Shirley What would have happened if W.E.B. Du Bois and Edith Wharton, two of the Berkshires’ greatest minds, had met in 1910 and been able to see each other without race? That’s the question Brooklyn playwright Emily DeVoti asks in her play, ‘Beyond the Veil.’ A stage reading of ‘Beyond the Veil’ will […]