2022 Berkshire Theatre Critics Awards




Awards Ceremony
Monday, November 14
7 pm

Zion Lutheran Church

74 First Street, Pittsfield, MA
There is free parking in the lot across the street after 5:00pm.


We hope you will attend!

Admission is FREE, but reservations are required. You can make a reservation for yourself and a companion by calling   413-822-7384
We do hope to see you there.



Shows eligible for consideration for
the 2022 Berkshire Theatre Critics’ Awards

Live shows (not digital) that opened between October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022 within a 50 mile radius from the center of Pittsfield, MA, in Berkshire County, the Pioneer Valley, Southern Vermont, Northern Connecticut and Eastern New York State including the Capital District down to Catskill tare eligible to be considered for 2022 Berkshire Theatre Critics' Awards.

Those Venues Include:

Albany Civic Theatre, Albany, NY
Ancram Opera House, Ancram NY
Barrington Stage Company, Pittsfield MA
Berkshire Playwrights Lab, Great Barrington, MA
Berkshire Theatre Group, Stockbridge & Pittsfield MA
Bridge Street Theatre, Catskill, NY
Capital Repertory Theatre, Albany, NY
Chester Theatre Company, Chester MA
Circle Theatre Players at Sand Lake Center for the Arts, Averill Park, NY
Dorset Theatre Festival, Dorset, VT
Ghent Playhouse, Ghent, NY
GhostLit Repertory Theatre Company
Hartford Stage, Hartford, CT
Hubbard Hall, Cambridge, NY
Mac-Haydn Theatre, Chatham, NY
Mixed Company, Great Barrington
Oldcastle Theatre Company, Bennington, VT
Schenectady Civic Players, Schenectady NY
Schenectady Light Opera/ SLOC Musical Theatre, Schenectady NY
Shakespeare & Company, Lenox MA
Sharon Playhouse, Sharon CT
Taconic Stage, Copake, NY
The Theater Barn, New Lebanon, NY
The Dorset Players, Dorset, VT
The Living Room, North Bennington, VT
The Town Players of Pittsfield, Pittsfield, MA
The Whit, Pittsfield MA
Walking the dog Theater
WAM Theatre
Weston Playhouse Theatre Company, Weston VT
Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown MA

2022 Categories

  1. Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Play:
  2. Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Play:
  3. Outstanding Scenic Design of a Play or Musical:
  4. Outstanding Choreography:
  5. Outstanding Direction of a Musical:
  6. Outstanding Costume Design of a Play or Musical:
  7. Outstanding Solo Performance:
  8. Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical:
  9. Outstanding Lighting Design of a Play or Musical:
  10. Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical:
  11. Outstanding Direction of a Play:
  12. Outstanding Sound Design of a Play or Musical:
  13. Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical:
  14. Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical:
  15. Outstanding Ensemble Performance:
  16. Outstanding Production with Fewer Than Six Performances:
  17. Outstanding Lead Actor in a Play:
  18. Sally and Robert Sugarman Award for World Premiere of a NEW Play or Musical:
  19. Outstanding Lead Actress in a Play:
  20. The Larry Murray Award for Community Outreach and Support through Theater: This very special award accepts nominations from all our regional critics and authors who vote on the awards. The final decision is made by the Board of the Berkshire Theatre Critics Association.
  21. Outstanding Production of a Musical:
  22. Outstanding Production of a Play:

NOTE: ENSEMBLE does not mean the chorus; SOLO means one performer (accompanists do not count unless he/she also sings/acts) The New Play award is for a WORLD Premier and not a Regional or Local premier performance.