Berkshire County: Theater
Berkshires Theater: Theater Around Berkshires
Below are our Berkshires Theater recommendations, with information on location, admission, transportation/parking, theater history and other points of interest in Berkshires Art.
(May 23 – October 21, 2012) The Barrington Stage Company has, in less than two decades, become one of the premier summer theater festivals in America. The Stage’s philosophy is three-fold: it aims to produce top-notch mainstage work while at the same time developing new plays and musicals and finding new and compelling ways to get people, especially young people, interested in the theater. ...more...
(June 21 – September 1, 2012) Founded in 1928, the Berkshire Theatre Festival is one of the longest running theatrical entities in the country. Now encompassing two full seasons (a mainstage and secondary Unicorn stage for more experimental works), the BTF presents a fully realized offering of world premieres, new and classic plays, and musicals each year between the months of June and October. ...more...
Oldcastle Theater Company Information
Public Transportation: Poor
Handicapped Accessibility: Good
Performances/Programs: 4 shows per season with multiple performances of each
Ticket Prices: $34 (Students $10). Both performances of the first Saturday of each production are Buy One – Get One Free
Group Discounts: Corporate events, bus tours, and other groups of twenty or more can save $5 per ticket
Subscriptions: The 4-Punch Flex Pass is $115.
(May 25 – September 2, 2012) Founded in 1978 and now launching its 34th season in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts in Lenox, Shakespeare & Company has a core group of more than 150 artists who receive in-depth training in classical performance style and methods. In addition to its presentation of works by the Bard, the company develops and produces new plays of social and political significance, and its educational programs seek to inspire a new generation of students and scholars to discover the resonance of Shakespeare’s truths in the modern world. ...more...
(June 26 – August 19, 2012) Housed on the lush grounds of Williams College, the Williamstown Theatre Festival has become the “must-go” summer destination for savvy theatregoers seeking both excellence in theatre and the treat of experiencing some of their favorite star actors taking a turn on the stage. Winner of the 2002 regional theatre Tony Award, Williamstown has over the course of its 50 year history produced acclaimed work that has gone on to success in New York and throughout the United States. ...more...