Berkshiremuseum Press Release

For Immediate Release: December 16, 2013

Media contact: Lesley Ann Beck, Director of Communications

413.443.7171 ext. 28; [email protected]


The Harrington HaresBerkshire Museum presents Peter Rabbit and the Bunny Hop by Berkshire Children’s Theater

Celebrate the tenth anniversary of BCT with a special performance


[PITTSFIELD, MA] – The Berkshire Children’s Theater (BCT), an ensemble of local performers ranging in age from 5 to 19 who perform under the direction of Kara Demler, is celebrating ten years of producing fun family theater right here in the Berkshires. To commemorate this milestone, BCT will be performing at the Berkshire Museum December 28-30, including a special reunion show of cast favorites.


Berkshire Children’s Theater presents Peter Rabbit and the Bunny Hop

Saturday, December 28, and Monday, December 30, 11 a.m. each day

Berkshire Children’s Theater’s troupe of talented young performers ranging in age from 5 to 19 years will perform this original musical production adapted and directed by Kara Demler. Put on your poodle skirt and grab a chocolate malt, ’cause this nifty 1950s Peter Rabbit is a musical twist on the classic tale by Beatrix Potter. Familiar characters from Benjamin Bunny to Flopsy, Mopsy, and Cottontail will sing, dance, and hop their way into your hearts. The performance is recommended for ages 2 and up.

$15 adult, $8 child, Museum members $5 adult, $3 child, children 3 and under free.

Includes Museum admission.


Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: 10 Years of Berkshire Children’s Theater

Sunday, December 29, 3:30 p.m.

Join us for a very special afternoon. In celebration of 10 years of children’s theater, enjoy a medley of past and present troupe members performing some of their favorite musical memories. Tickets to the performance include a reception immediately following the performance in the Museum’s Crane Room.

$25, $20 Museum members.


About the Berkshire Museum

Located in downtown Pittsfield, Massachusetts, at 39 South St., Berkshire Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $13 adult, $6 child; Museum members and children age 3 and under enjoy free admission. For more information, visit or call 413.443.7171.

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