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August is "WAMC Month" at The Colonial Theatre

Pittsfield, MA – The Colonial Theatre and WAMC/Northeast Public Radio announce that August is "WAMC Month at the Colonial."

"We love the Colonial. The venue has been an example for everyone that cares about the performing arts and access to a public that craves them," said Alan Chartock, President and CEO of WAMC Northeast Public Radio. "Anything we can do to help this great institution will be done."

"We consider WAMC to be one of the great treasures of the Berkshires and we look for ways to work together with them," said David Fleming, Executive Director of The Colonial Theatre. "We are really excited about August being WAMC Month at the Colonial. The stature and quality of the entertainment coming in August is a perfect match for this valued partner."

WAMC Host Joe Donahue and Producer Sarah LaDuke will be interviewing artists on WAMC's flagship morning program, The Roundtable. Alan Chartock, Joe Donahue, Bob Barrett, Wanda Fischer and Sarah LaDuke will be introducing artists from the Colonial stage before each performance. WAMC will be holding three drawings in the Colonial lobby starting August 9. WAMC members and nonmembers are eligible to enter and winners will be selected after the final performance on August 27. The stations will be raffling off WAMC Merchandise (hats, hoodies, totes, etc ,) a recorded testimonial to be used on-air and a WAMC underwriting package.

Folk singer-songwriters Catie Curtis & Jonatha Brooke will be at The Colonial Theatre on August 7. Broadway legend Betty Buckley will bring her show Broadway by Request on August 11. Comedian and correspondent for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, John Oliver performs standup on August 14. Joni Mitchell's exquisitely crafted words and music shine in an intimate, acoustic concert performed by top New York and Nashville musicians in Blue: The Music of Joni Mitchell on August 21. German cabaret artist Ute Lemper brings her passionate and enduring commitment to art, politics and history with her show: Last Tango in Berlin on August 27.

For more information about Colonial performances, please visit www.thecolonialtheatre.org/about/new-anoteworthy.html.