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Berkshire Theatre Group Awarded $100,000 Grant from Massachusetts Cultural Council

Stage Directions • Industry NewsTheatre Buzz • January 7, 2021

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO Kate Maguire are pleased to announce that it is the recipient of a $100,000 grant from the Cultural Organization Economic Recovery Grant Program through the Massachusetts Cultural Council to support economic recovery from losses sustained by the COVID-19 pandemic. This program is part of the Baker-Polito Administration’s Economic Recovery Plan.

BTG Executive Director, Nick Paleologos says, “We are so grateful to the Massachusetts Cultural Council and Senator Adam Hinds for this important grant which represents a strong vote of confidence from the state in the work we managed to do during the unprecedented COVID Summer of 2020. The MCC’s long-standing support and encouragement continues to be a source of great inspiration to our organization.”

The Mass Cultural Council (MCC) is a state agency that promotes excellence, inclusion, education, and diversity in the arts, humanities, and sciences, fosters a rich cultural life for all Massachusetts residents, and contributes to the vitality of our communities and economy.

Further information from the Berkshire Theatre Group: www.berkshiretheatregroup.org

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