PITTSFIELD, Mass. — The Berkshire Chamber of Commerce will host the 9th annual Women in Business Luncheon on Wednesday, Dec. 5, from 11:45 to 1 at the Berkshire Hills Country Club.
This year's keynote speaker is Julianne Boyd, artistic director and co-founder of Barrington Stage Company. Carrie Saldo of "Connecting Point," a news magazine program on PBS member station WGBY, will be the emcee.
Boyd co-founded the Barrington Stage Company in January 1995. She has directed many productions at BSC, including last season's critically acclaimed world premiere of "The Best of Enemies" by Mark St. Germain; "The Crucible" and "Sweeney Todd"m(both in 2010), "Streetcar Named Desire" (2009), "West Side Story" (2007), "Follies" (2005), the world premiere musical "The Game" (2003), based on "Les Liaisons Dangereuses"; "Cyrano de Bergerac" (2004) and "The Importance of Being Earnest" (2005).
Saldo is the host, writer, and producer of "Connecting Point," now in its third season. Saldo's more than 10 years of experience as a journalist includes work not only in public television, but Web, public radio and print.
The public is welcome to attend this event. The cost is $30 for chamber members and $45 for non-members and includes a plated lunch. The luncheon is sponsored by TD Bank.
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