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Atkinson, Gillette, Van Patten, et al. Set for Berkshire Theatre Festival logo
Jayne Atkinson
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Jayne Atkinson, Anita Gillette, Paul Hecht, Jonathan Hogan, and Joyce Van Patten are among the actors who have been added to the 79th season of the Berkshire Theatre Festival in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. They join such previously announced stars as Linda Hamilton and Randy Harrison.

Following is a complete list of productions -- along with current cast and creative team -- to be offered on the festival's Main Stage and in its Unicorn Theatre. For further information, visit



Love! Valour! Compassion! (June 19-July 7)
by Terrence McNally; directed by Anders Cato
Cast: David Adkins, Stephen de Rosa, Jonathan Fried, Ricky Fromeyer, James Lloyd Reynolds, Matthew Wilkas. Designed by Hugh Landwehr (scenery), Laurie Churba (costumes), Jeff Davis (lighting), Scott Killian (composition and sound)

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (July 10-28)
by Dale Wasserman, from the novel by Ken Kesey; directed by Eric Hill
Cast: Ron Bagden, Crystal Bock, Austin Durant, Jonathan Epstein, Linda Hamilton, Randy Harrison, Jerry Krasser, Tommy Schrider, Robert Serrell, E. Gray Simons III, Anthony Stockard. Designed by Karl Eigsti (scenery), Jessica Risser-Milne (costumes), Matthew E. Adelson (lighting), J Hagenbuckle (composition and sound)

Morning's at Seven (July 31-August 11)
by Paul Osborn; directed by Vivian Matalon
Cast: Anita Gillette, David Green, Paul Hecht, Jonathan Hogan, Lucy Martin, Debra Jo Rupp, Christianne Tisdale, Joyce Van Patten. Designed by R. Michael Miller (scenery), David Murin (costumes), Ann Wrightson (lighting), Craig Kaufman (sound)

Mrs. Warren's Profession (August 14-September 1)
by George Bernard Shaw; directed by Anders Cato
Cast: Sara Drew, Jayne Atkinson, Randy Harrison, Walter Hudson, Mark Nelson, Stephen Temperley. Designed by Carl Sprague (scenery), Olivera Gajic (costumes), Dan Kotlowitz (lighting), Scott Killian (composition and sound).



The Glass Menagerie (May 24-June 30)
by Tennessee Williams; directed by Eric Hill
Cast: Aya Cash, Greg Keller, Kate Maguire,Tom Story. Designed by Carl Sprague (scenery), Olivera Gajic (costumes), Matthew E. Adelson (lighting), Scott Killian (composition and sound)

My Pal George (July 3-21)
Written and performed by Rick Cleveland; directed by Eric Simonson. Designed by Dave Brooks.

Two-Headed (July 25-August 18)
by Julie Jensen; directed by Marc Geller
Cast: Corinna May, Diane Prusha. Designed by Aaron P. Mastin (scenery), Dennis Ballard (costumes), Frank DenDanto III (lighting), Daniel T. Denver (sound).

Educating Rita (August 21-October 20)
by Willy Russell; directed by Richard Corley
Cast: Jonathan Epstein, Tara Franklin. Designed by Joseph Varga (scenery), Sarah Reever (costumes), Holly Blomquist (lighting), Joe Cerqua (sound).


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