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Theater & art


Drama buzzes in ‘Kaufman’s Barber Shop’

Playwright Robert Sugarman says it’s “such a thrill” to make his Shakespeare & Company debut at 86. But that’s not the only unusual thing about the world premiere production of Sugarman’s play “Kaufman’s Barber Shop,” beginning performances Aug. 14.

There’s also the venue — Upstreet Barbers in downtown Pittsfield, where they will wedge in about 50 seats per show.

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