Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA

Hushpuppy (Quvenzhané Wallis) is a six-year-old from a Louisiana bayou community called the “Bathtub.” Faced with her father’s fading health and rising sea levels, Hushpuppy must navigate challenges from both immediate conditions and ancient lore. (PG-13, 1h, 31min.) 

London’s National Theatre in HD: Straight Line Crazy (Encore)

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA

Ralph Fiennes (Antony & Cleopatra) leads the cast in David Hare’s (Skylight) blazing account of the most powerful man in New York, a master manipulator whose legacy changed the city forever. 

Shakespeare in Love (1998)

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA

History’s most-known playwright is the subject of a story himself in John Madden’s period comedy-drama Shakespeare in Love. (R, 2h, 3min.) 

Warren Miller’s Daymaker

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA

Join us for the annual celebration that crosses generations and connects us to the comforting constant of snow with Warren Miller’s 73rd annual ski and snowboard film, Daymaker.

My Neighbor Totoro (1988)

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA

Hayo Miyazaki’s My Neighbor Totoro is a fantasy favorite for all ages. (G, 1h, 26min.)

The Robert Cray Band

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA

Over the past four decades, Robert Cray has created a sound that rises from American roots, blues, soul and R&B, with five Grammy wins, 20 acclaimed studio and live albums that punctuate the Blues Hall of Famer’s career.

Metta Quintet’s She Said / She Says: Women in Jazz

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA

She Said / She Says is a comprehensive program highlighting some of the many important achievements of female composers, arrangers, instrumentalists and vocalists from early 20th century through present-day.

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox: Life in the Past Lane Tour

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA

Postmodern Jukebox's Life In The Past Lane Concert Tour is a celebration of the greatest 20th century musical genres, fused with the recognizable hits of our own modern era, for the perfect patina of "vintage" and "modern."

 

The Birdcage (1996)

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA

Robin Williams and Nathan Lane are Armand and Albert, life partners and the owner and a performer respectively at The Birdcage, a drag club in Miami Beach. Armand’s son Val (Dan Futterman) is engaged to marry, and a plot is devised to deceive his fiancée’s socially conservative parents. (R, 1h, 57min.)

Met Opera Live in HD: Verdi’s Falstaff 

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA

Baritone Michael Volle stars as the caddish knight Falstaff, gleefully tormented by a trio of clever women who deliver his comeuppance, in Verdi’s glorious Shakespearean comedy.

Laufey

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA

Raised between Reykjavík and Washington, DC, Icelandic-Chinese singer-songwriter Laufey (pron. / lay-vay / ) makes music that is the byproduct of rich cultural heritages and mixed musical influences.

Met Opera Live in HD: Strauss’s Der Rosenkavalier 

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA

A dream cast assembles for Strauss’s grand Viennese comedy. Soprano Lise Davidsen is the aristocratic Marschallin, opposite mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard as her lover, Octavian, and soprano Erin Morley as Sophie, the beautiful younger woman who steals his heart.

Met Opera Live in HD: Terence Blanchard’s Champion 

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA

Six-time Grammy Award–winning composer Terence Blanchard brings his first opera to the Met after his Fire Shut Up in My Bones triumphantly premiered with the company to universal acclaim in 2021.

Pedrito Martinez

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA

"Pedrito Martinez…is a source of rhythmic delight and inspiration… an incomparable performer… a traditional Afro-Cuban music superstar" – The New York Times

Met Opera Live in HD: Mozart’s Don Giovanni

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA

Tony Award–winning director Ivo van Hove makes a major Met debut with a new take on Mozart’s tragicomedy, re-setting the familiar tale of deceit and damnation in an abstract architectural landscape and shining a light into the dark corners of the story and its characters.

Met Opera Live in HD: Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte

Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA

One of opera’s most beloved works receives its first new Met staging in 19 years—a daring vision by renowned English director Simon McBurney that The Wall Street Journal declared “the best production I’ve ever witnessed of Mozart’s opera.”

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