The Cake

Hampshire College Mainstage Theater, Emily Dickinson Hall, Hampshire College 893 West Street, Amherst, MA, United States

Silverthorne Theater Company presents the final production of our 2023 season, Bekah Brunstetter's The Cake. Directed by Gina Kaufmann, performances will take place at the Mainstage Theater at Hampshire College in Amherst, from June 9th - 17th. Starring Elizabeth Aspenlieder*, Sam Samuels*, Tahmie Der, Claudia Maurino, and Gabriel Levey. Della, a vivacious, white conservative North Carolina baker, faces a crisis of conscience when Jen – whom she loves like a daughter – asks her to bake a special cake for her wedding – to a Black woman. This romantic comedy is a recipe for unexpected turns and unexpected empathy. Baking a cake takes time, rich ingredients and a lotta love. Please note: In the best interest of all our patrons and personnel, we are requiring audience [read more]

The Cake

Hampshire College Mainstage Theater, Emily Dickinson Hall, Hampshire College 893 West Street, Amherst, MA, United States

Silverthorne Theater Company presents the final production of our 2023 season, Bekah Brunstetter's The Cake. Directed by Gina Kaufmann, performances will take place at the Mainstage Theater at Hampshire College in Amherst, from June 9th - 17th. Starring Elizabeth Aspenlieder*, Sam Samuels*, Tahmie Der, Claudia Maurino, and Gabriel Levey. Della, a vivacious, white conservative North Carolina baker, faces a crisis of conscience when Jen – whom she loves like a daughter – asks her to bake a special cake for her wedding – to a Black woman. This romantic comedy is a recipe for unexpected turns and unexpected empathy. Baking a cake takes time, rich ingredients and a lotta love. Please note: In the best interest of all our patrons and personnel, we are requiring audience [read more]

The Cake

Hampshire College Mainstage Theater, Emily Dickinson Hall, Hampshire College 893 West Street, Amherst, MA, United States

Silverthorne Theater Company presents the final production of our 2023 season, Bekah Brunstetter's The Cake. Directed by Gina Kaufmann, performances will take place at the Mainstage Theater at Hampshire College in Amherst, from June 9th - 17th. Starring Elizabeth Aspenlieder*, Sam Samuels*, Tahmie Der, Claudia Maurino, and Gabriel Levey. Della, a vivacious, white conservative North Carolina baker, faces a crisis of conscience when Jen – whom she loves like a daughter – asks her to bake a special cake for her wedding – to a Black woman. This romantic comedy is a recipe for unexpected turns and unexpected empathy. Baking a cake takes time, rich ingredients and a lotta love. Please note: In the best interest of all our patrons and personnel, we are requiring audience [read more]

The Cake

Hampshire College Mainstage Theater, Emily Dickinson Hall, Hampshire College 893 West Street, Amherst, MA, United States

Silverthorne Theater Company presents the final production of our 2023 season, Bekah Brunstetter's The Cake. Directed by Gina Kaufmann, performances will take place at the Mainstage Theater at Hampshire College in Amherst, from June 9th - 17th. Starring Elizabeth Aspenlieder*, Sam Samuels*, Tahmie Der, Claudia Maurino, and Gabriel Levey. Della, a vivacious, white conservative North Carolina baker, faces a crisis of conscience when Jen – whom she loves like a daughter – asks her to bake a special cake for her wedding – to a Black woman. This romantic comedy is a recipe for unexpected turns and unexpected empathy. Baking a cake takes time, rich ingredients and a lotta love. Please note: In the best interest of all our patrons and personnel, we are requiring audience [read more]

Love Revolution Cabaret

The Blue Room, Cityspace 43 Main Street, Easthampton, MA, United States

Get ready to rebel, rejoice, and revel in love! Presenting Love Revolution Cabaret: Silverthorne's Season Opener Benefit! Join us on February 10, 2024, at The Blue Room @ Cityspace in Easthampton -- performances at 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM! Silverthorne's Season Opener Benefit is a celebration of all kinds of love - everything except romantic love that is! Our songs challenge norms and celebrate the diverse tapestry of love for our friends, our children, our students, our favorite attorney, even ourselves. The singers are Silverthorne favorites Frank Aronson*, Kyle Boatwright, Stephanie Carlson*, Tahmie Der, Michael Garcia, John Iverson, Gina Kaufmann and Sam Samuels*, accompanied by Lauren Bell on piano. Enjoy refreshments and connect with friends old and new as these [read more]

Love Revolution Cabaret

The Blue Room, Cityspace 43 Main Street, Easthampton, MA, United States

Get ready to rebel, rejoice, and revel in love! Presenting Love Revolution Cabaret: Silverthorne's Season Opener Benefit! Join us on February 10, 2024, at The Blue Room @ Cityspace in Easthampton -- performances at 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM! Silverthorne's Season Opener Benefit is a celebration of all kinds of love - everything except romantic love that is! Our songs challenge norms and celebrate the diverse tapestry of love for our friends, our children, our students, our favorite attorney, even ourselves. The singers are Silverthorne favorites Frank Aronson*, Kyle Boatwright, Stephanie Carlson*, Tahmie Der, Michael Garcia, John Iverson, Gina Kaufmann and Sam Samuels*, accompanied by Lauren Bell on piano. Enjoy refreshments and connect with friends old and new as these [read more]

Tight Pants

Holyoke Media 1 Court Plaza, Holyoke, United States

Silverthorne Theater Company presents a staged reading of playwright Betel Arnold’s Tight Pants. Directed by Pedro Eiras, the reading will take place at 7:00pm on Thursday, February 29th, 2024 at the Holyoke Media as the first event of Silverthorne’s 2024 Theater Thursdays reading series, with a talkback to follow. Starring Malory Rojas Grillo, Ami Saar, Maryliz Guzman, Nathalie Vicencio, Michael Garcia, Michael Morales, and Julio Varella. Tickets are free, and Silverthorne welcomes donations so that we can continue making our work accessible to all. Betel Arnold is a Dominican playwright and advocate for people with disabilities. She earned her MFA in Creative Writing at Western New England University. Her plays include It Is Finished, The Building and El Colmado. Arnold was also the longtime host and director-producer of Simply Talking, a cable access [read more]

Silverthorne 2024 Season Auditions

Room 204, Dept. of Theater, Bromery Center for the Arts, UMass Amherst Room 204, Dept. of Theater, Bromery Center for the Arts, UMass Amherst, Amherst, United States

Audition for Silverthorne The Broken Machine by Liz Duffy Adams Directed by Gina Kaufmann Performs June 7 – June 16 Mac and The Gray Fox flee climate chaos in this futuristic fantasy with a vaudeville flair Characters: THE BROKEN MACHINE aka MAC: woman, 40’s – 60’s, any race GRAY: a gray fox but not evidently so (male), any race JANE: young woman, any race JOE: young man, any race THE PSYCHOPOMP: young, non-binary person, any race _____________________________________________________________________________ Bulrusher by Eisa Davis Directed by Michelle Ong-Hendrick Performs July 5 – July 14 A lyrical, uplifting coming-of-age story of a clairvoyant Black girl in Northern California in 1955 Characters: BULRUSHER: young Black woman (18 – 24) MADAME: white-presenting, bi-racial woman (white & Native) [read more]

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