Best of Boston

2005 Best Theater, Alternative, Berkshires

Barrington Stage Company

Once in a blue moon, a regional theater becomes a Broadway darling. That time is now for the Barrington Stage Company, whose 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee scored not one but two Tony Awards this year, including best actor for the company’s own Dan Fogler.

Consolati Performing Arts Center, 491 Berkshire School Rd., Sheffield, 413-528-8888,