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Berkshire Theatre Festival

Main Street, Stockbridge, MA 01262
413-298-5536
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Type: Theaters
Traveler Description: BTF presents theatre that matters - world premieres, contemporary works, and classics that speak to who we are in our world today.  Since 1928... more »
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Grapevine, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The small venue we attended was intimate and allowed you to really become involved in the production. The players did an excellent job - must do while you are in the area.

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Stuart, Florida
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110 reviews 110 reviews
62 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This production was our choice for our opening activity in a cultural weekend in the Berkshires. The facility is versatile and comfortable. Our seats were perfect for viewing. The choice of this particular Coward piece leaves me questioning the appropriateness for this audience. A few departed at the first intermission, many departed at the second intermission... this was a shame... More

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Westchester NY
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Even though the play we saw--"Cedars"-- was not great the quality of productions is always top-notch. (and the seats are comfortable!)

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saratoga springs NY
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Saw Noel Coward's Design for Living from 1st row. Superb acting, charming setting. With-in walking distance from Red Lion Inn; perfect for a meal or drink after the show.

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LI
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221 reviews 221 reviews
71 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Productions are all first rate,with wonderful,talented casts . Musicals have been moved to their Pittsfield location in the wonderful Colonial Theatre. This is a restored gem. We saw "Little night Music" and it was outstanding. Pricing is fair so you can't go wrong with any thing you see

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Boston, Massachusetts
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161 reviews 161 reviews
50 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Went to see previews of The Mystery of Irma Vep. The play is set in a "dark and stormy night" and the night we went to see the show provided its own "special effects" of thunder and heavy rain on the roof of the theater. It was a great effect that could not have been replicated without the cooperation of... More

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White Plains, New York
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211 reviews 211 reviews
85 attraction reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Marg Helenberger, from the TV CSI series, was the featured actor in The Other Place. The production deals with the hallucinations, paranoia, repetitions, and confusion of dementia as well as the rare lucid days. Although the role of Juliana was demanding and very well acted, the play was difficult to follow.

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East Hartford, Connecticut
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

If the weather was better, could have walked from the Hotel to the venue. Parking was difficult for some who parked down hill and the rain caused them to get stuck in the mud.

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Rockport, ME
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Saw this play in the Unicorn Theater. A very intimate setting, and the play was top notch. The cast was excellent, and they created a nice mood for the production starting with the walk into the theatre and continuing through the intermissions.

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Western MA
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69 reviews 69 reviews
15 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

Quality Summer Stock Theater. Theater provides small intimate venues, great sight lines and acoustics. Another great Berkshire cultural event.

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