Norman Rockwell Museum and The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center will team up in 2019 to present the world premiere of Above the Timberline, a radio play based on the critically acclaimed novel by illustrator/author Gregory Manchess. Performed by high school students from Berkshire County, the radio play will be presented for FREE on Friday, February 1, starting at 7:00 PM, on the stage of The Mahaiwe, 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, Massachusetts, on Friday, February 1, starting at 7 p.m. Manchess will also be present to talk about his process and experience working on his first novel.
Set against the projected backdrop of illustrations from the book, the live performance will also utilize special animation and sound effects to bring Manchess’ futuristic tale to life. Original artwork from the artist’s book is currently featured in the exhibition Gregory Manchess: Above the Timberline, on view at Norman Rockwell Museum through February 24, 2019. Admission to the radio play is FREE, however tickets must be reserved in advance at the Mahaiwe Box Office or online at www.Mahaiwe.org.
Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
14 Castle St, Great Barrington, MA 01230