WAM Theatre Press Highlights

Succeeding in Small Business

January 31, 2017: Max Auerbach’s article about small business success: Kristen van Ginhoven & WAM Theatre.

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The Berkshires Beckon Year-round Visitors Looking to Get Up, Out, and Away

April 19, 2016: Business West article about events all year round in the Berkshires – includes info about WAM’s Fresh Takes Series.

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EDGEWISE: Arts activism can change the world

November 5, 2015: Thoughtful article written for the Berkshire EDGE by Jenny Browdy about “Holy Laughter” and how WAM uses theatre as philanthropy.

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Billfold Interview With Kristen van Ginhoven, Who Started a Theater Company to Benefit Women

December, 2014: Billfold interview with WAM Theatre’s Artistic Director Kristen van Ginhoven

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WAM Featured in Capital Region Living Magazine

July, 2014: Capital Living Magazine features WAM Theatre and Kristen van Ginhoven

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WAM Artistic Director on TCG Blog

January 2014: WAM AD, Kristen van Ginhoven, joins the conversation on the TCG Gender Parity Salon

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WAM featured on Half the Sky Website

January 10, 2013: “Thanks to the support of our community and the inspiration of the Half the Sky Movement, the model of using theatre to benefit women and girls is working.”

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Peter Bergman

November 5, 2011: “WAM is still new on the scene but this current production should assure them a place in the pantheon of top-drawer theater companies in the Berkshires.”

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Metroland puts 24hr Theatre Project on the cover

March 23, 2011: In the process of forging those community and professional connections, the 24-hour theater project promises to be a blast for its participants and audience alike.

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Radio 2 Women introduces WAM Theatre

April 8, 2010: Serene Mastrianni of Radio 2 Women interviews the new WAM Theatre

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Sister March at Colonial Theatre draws throngs from across the Berkshires

January 11, 2017: Berkshire Edge’s article about WAM’s involvement with the Sister March in Pittsfield, MA.

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WAM Theatre production uses labels to enlighten, inspire

April 19, 2016: Article written for the Berkshire Eagle by Jen Smith about the Girls Ensemble Tour.

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Pittsfield's WAM Theatre hosting auditions for inaugural Girls Ensemble

September 8, 2015: Berkshire Eagle article written by Jenn Smith

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And...Action! Local Theater Group Benefits Women Around the World

October, 2014: Berkshire Magazine article about WAM Theatre by “In Darfur” Producer Jessica Provenz

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Rural Intelligence comes to 'Motherhood Out Loud' Party

March 29, 2014: Rural Intelligence captures the benefit for WAM Theatre and the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers

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WAM’s “Emilie” – One woman takes on Voltaire in a titanic search for truth

November 13, 2013: Review by Larry Murray and Gail Burns

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The Edge Boston calls 'The Old Mezzo' a winner

October 14, 2012: “WAM’s production is a winner, a prover…. You don’t want to miss this special opportunity.”

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Two Canadian Women Celebrate Strength

July, 14, 2011: “We want to live and work in the Berkshires and hire local people”

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Double WAMmy

November 18, 2010: “We’re doing a little bit for the world and a little bit for our community.”

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See a Show in the Berkshires

August, 2016: Group Tour Magazine highlights WAM in this article about theatre companies in the Berkshires.

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WAM Theatre: Performances for Everyone That Benefit Women & Girls

August, 2015: Blog post by Annie Selke on her “Fresh American Style” site.

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Displaced DESERT: Immersive, site-specific lighting helped make an immediate In Darfur for the Women’s Action Movement Theatre

January, 2015: Stage Directions Magazine article written by ‘In Darfur’ Lighting Designer Natalie Robin – on page 28

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Rural Intelligence previews Change Makers Benefit

August, 2014: Rural Intelligence previews Change Makers benefit and celebration

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WAM featured in Humanities Magazine

January/February 2014: Magazine of the National Endowment of the Humanities features WAM’s production of ‘Emilie’

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Berkshire Eagle on launch of WAM Education Program

September 17, 2013: WAM Theatre debuts two new
education and outreach projects

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Rural Intelligence previews WAM World Premiere

October, 2012: “To be involved with WAM means you’re really doing more than just doing a play,” Dworkin says. “You’re trying to be an agent of transformation for good.”

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Berkshire Eagle features O Solo Mama Mia Festival

April 28, 2011: “WAM’s support will get us one step closer to achieving our dream of training 1000 midwives.”

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Murray reviews 'Melancholy Play'

October 31, 2010: “WAM Theatre is one of the most interesting developments on the Berkshire entertainment scene in years”

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