Music, Theater and Dance

Music

Tanglewood – Classical, popular, and jazz concerts from June to Labor Day at the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Tanglewood Music Center. Click here to view the 2013 Tanglewood Season Schedule. Lenox, MA.

Aston Magna Festival – Oldest annual summer festival in America devoted to music performed on period instruments. Great Barrington, MA.

Berkshire Bach Society – Year round choral and instrumental performances of the works of J.S. Bach performed in at various venues throughout the Berkshires.

South Mountain Concerts – Chamber Music Concerts held on Sunday afternoons throughout September and October. Pittsfield, MA.

Close Encounters With Music – Fall, winter & spring series presenting world-class musicians & chamber music programs in a thematic context. Schedule posed on their website. Great Barrington, MA.

Theatre

Shakespeare & Company – Up to 5 shows performed daily Tues-Sun from May-March. The best of Shakespeare and new voices. Picnic on 30 acres and free family shows. Lenox, MA.

Barrington Stage Company – Award winning theatre presenting Broadway quality plays and musicals. Also known for their educational programs and terrific youth theatre. Pittsfield, MA.

Berkshire International Film Festival – Showcases the latest in independent feature, documentary, short and family films. Also offers lively panel discussions and special events focusing on filmmakers and talented artists from both sides of the camera.

Berkshire Theatre Festival – Founded in 1928, Berkshire Theatre Festival is one of the oldest professional regional theatres in the United States and the longest-running cultural organization in the Berkshires. It presents world premiers as well as classics and great modern works. Stockbridge, MA.

Williamstown Theatre Festival – Tony Award winning theatre offering performances each summer featuring the finest American Actors. Williamstown, MA.

Colonial Theatre – Beautifully restored guilded age theatre with performances year round. Pittsfield, MA.

Mahaiwe Performing Art Center – A unique year-round performing arts center presenting music, dance, theater, opera, and classic films for all ages at an affordable price.

Chester Theatre Company – A professional theatre company that produces 4-5 plays each summer and fall, performed by top-flight actors, directors and designers from across the country. Performances are held in the intimate setting of the Chester Town Hall. Chester, MA.

Dance

Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival – A National Historic landmark for dance, featuring hundreds of performances and free events. Becket, MA.