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Berkshire Playright Lab Gala

Join us for drinks, nibbles, performances and festive fun at the beautifully historic Wyantenuck Country Club.

Mingle with playwrights, directors, actors and all your Berkshire friends!

A Silent Auction of fun local and artistic items – keep checking back for more information.


WHERE: Wyantenuck Country Club, 46 West Sheffield Road, Great Barrington, MA 01230

WHEN: Friday, June 17th, 2016 at 7:30 PM

TICKETS: $125 each

Or purchase Underwriter Tickets at $250 each, and  join a special group of supporters who underwrite the costs associated with our 2016 season and receive recognition in our playbill.

To order: Call 413-528-2544

OR Download an order form here: BPL 2016 Gala Ticket Order Form

And send it via email or via the post office to:

Berkshire Playwrights Lab
P.O. Box 118
Great Barrington, MA 01230 


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About Us

Our mission is to provide the playwright with space to create. The Berkshire Playwrights Lab provides an opportunity for emerging and established playwrights to find a secure berth where they can develop new work and/or explore new avenues of creativity. Without a commitment to nurturing new voices and new talent, the American theater is losing promising playwrights. The Lab was created to provide playwrights the opportunity to develop their work and more than 30 short and 35 full-length plays have been presented under the BPL banner since its inception in 2007.

Founded in 2007, and under the artistic direction of Joe Cacaci, Jim Frangione, and Matthew Penn, the Berkshire Playwrights Lab is the area’s only theater dedicated exclusively to encouraging, developing, and presenting new plays. Through readings, workshops and fully-staged productions, the Lab provides emerging and established writers with a professional and creative environment, while offering audiences the engaging and provocative opportunity to share in the dramatic evolution of premiere works.

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