Riggs Theatre 37 to Stage Middletown by Will Eno, December 13-18



Stockbridge, MA – December 8, 2016:  Each December, a group of Austen Riggs Center patients and members of the local community stage a production in the intimate Riggs Theatre 37, located at 37 Main Street in Stockbridge on the second floor. This year’s production, Middletown by Will Eno, will be performed nightly at 7:30 p.m. from Tuesday, December 13 through Sunday, December 18.

Part of the Activities Program, Riggs Theatre 37 provides an opportunity for patients to explore some of their strengths through involvement in twice-yearly productions (spring and fall). Directed by Kevin G. Coleman, the director of education at Shakespeare & Company, the immersive ten-week process includes reading scripts, selecting a play, working through rehearsals and staging several performances for the general public.

The production is open to the public and runs Tuesday, December 13 through Sunday, December 18 with nightly performances at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for students and seniors, $20 for the general public. To reserve tickets, call [413] 298.5519 ext. 5606. 

About the Austen Riggs Center

Austen Riggs Center, a leading psychiatric hospital and residential treatment program, has been serving adults since 1919. Within a completely open setting, patients are provided immersion in an intensive treatment milieu that emphasizes respectful engagement. Individual psychodynamic psychotherapy is provided four times per week by doctors on staff.

The Austen Riggs Center is located in Stockbridge, MA. For more information about its services, please call [413] 298.5511 or 1-800-517-4447 or visit www.austenriggs.org.



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