Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in downtown Pittsfield, Mass., presented Carmel's Candy Store: The Sweet Songs of Carmel Dean from August 23 – 25 at Mr. Finn's Cabaret, located on the lower level of the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center (formerly Stage 2).
Carmel's Candy Store featured BSC artists and Broadway regulars Carmel Dean (BSC's The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee; Broadway: American Idiot), Lisa Howard (BSC and Broadway: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee), Alysha Umphress (BSC's Funked Up Fairy Tales; Broadway: American Idiot) and Michael Winther (BSC's The Mysteries of Harris Burdick; Broadway:33 Variations/Mamma Mia!).
BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the concert below!
Carmel's Candy Store provides a tasty sampling of Dean's work as a composer, with rousing, funny and emotionally evocative lyrics by William Finn, Maya Angelou, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Anna K. Jacobs, Mindi Dickstein and Sarah Underwood.
Mr. Finn's Cabaret, named after the Tony Award-winning composer of Falsettos and The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and Artistic Producer of BSC's Musical Theatre Lab, kicked off this premiere season with singer/songwriters Joe Iconis and Nikos Tsakalakos and Broadway's Quentin Earl Darrington.
Mr. Finn's Cabaret is located on the lower level of the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center (formerly Stage 2), 36 Linden Street, Pittsfield. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.barringtonstageco.org.
Photo credit: Stephen Sorokoff
Mr. Finn's Cabaret
Carmel Dean, William Finn, Lisa Howard, Michael Winther, Alysha Umphress
Lisa Howard, Michael Winther, Alysha Umpress
William Finn, Annie Golden, Julianne Boyd
Bruno Quinson, Mary Ann Quinson (Barrington Board Presiden) Jamie deRoy, Jim Caruso, EDa Sorokoff
Jim Caruso & Lisa Howard
Jamie deRoy & Annie Golden
Jim Caruso, William Finn, EDa Sorokoff