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Celebration of The Written and Spoken Word at The Mount

Rural Intelligence Parties and OpeningsThe Mount, writer Edith Wharton’s magnificent property in Lenox (executive director Susan Whistler, at right), was the scene on Wednesday August 25 of a party celebrating the release of an audio book, Edith Wharton on Audio, Vol. 1, three stories by Wharton read by Shakespeare and Company’s Jonathan Epstein (The Winter’s Tale), Tod Randolph (Richard III) and Berkshire Theatre Festival’s Tara Franklin (The Guardsman).  The project is a collaboration between The Mount Press and Berkshire Media Artists (BMA Studios).  Why a mid-week celebration?  So contingents from five theater companies (Shakespeare &  Company, Berkshire Theatre Festival, Barrington Stage, WAM, and the Wharton Salon) could attend.
 
The cast of the theatrical adaptation of Edith Wharton’s Summer: Alexander Sovronsky, Reilly Hadden, John Hadden, Catherine Taylor Williams, Rory Hammond

The Wharton Wednesday Reading preceded the party; Kate Maguire reading from Edith Wharton’s article “A Little Girl’s New York” published by Harpers Magazine in 1938.; John Humphrey and Maggie Leonard

Kristin Wold, Normi Noel, Tod Randolph and Tom Rindge; Nicky Wheeler-Nicholson and Ben Hillman

Bobbie Hallig and Betsy Spears; Colta Ives, comic artist Howard Cruse, MOCCA founder Lawrence Klein, Gary Ives

Ross Jolly, Bobbie Hallig and David Dashiell; Lew Scheffey and Joyce Sheffey

Kimberley Rawson, Jason Brown and Tod Randolph; Corinna May, Karen Lee and Kristen van Ginhoven

Jason Brown, Mary Paul Yates and Leah Yates Weisgal; Chris Bamford and Carol Stevens

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