Billy Budd in the Breadbox

As part of BTG PLAYS! on Tour,
Berkshire Theatre Group presents
Billy Budd in the Breadbox
Based on the book Billy Budd in the Bread Box, The Story of Herman Melville and Eleanor by Jana Laiz
Adapted by Travis G. Daly


at The Garage (located in the Colonial lobby)

111 South Street, Pittsfield MA

School Vacation Week:

Sunday, February 18 at 11

Monday, February 19 at 11

Thursday, February 22 at 11
Friday, February 23 at 11

Saturday, February 24 at 11

Tickets: Adults: $10 Children: $5

History comes to life in this exciting new play about, Herman Melville, author of Moby Dick. Billy Budd in the Breadbox is based on the book, Billy Budd in the Breadbox, The Story of Herman Melville and Eleanor, by Jana Laiz. Told through the eyes of his granddaughter, Eleanor, the show follows the special relationship between grandfather and granddaughter. Eleanor discovers that her grandfather has a secret and is determined to figure out what it is. Along her journey, you’ll go on an interactive and educational history lesson from Herman Melville himself. Hear his stories and learn about what inspired such writings at Moby DickTypeeBilly Budd and more. Based on a true discovery that brought the writings of Herman Melville back to life. The play features stories about local Berkshire history including Arrowhead, Mt. Greylock, and Monument Mountain.