Masks, smaller audience: The Show Goes On As States Ease Restrictions
Kate Maguire on PBS News Hour
For almost six months, the art world has been at a standstill as museums, galleries, and theaters have all been closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But as some states begin to lift restrictions, the arts have also slowly started to return. In the Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts, both art museums and live theater have started to make a comeback—with limitations.
Berkshire Theatre Group’s mission is to support wide-ranging artistic exploration and acclaimed performances in theatre, dance, music and entertainment. Our vision is to be a center for creative work that enriches, educates, invigorates, transforms, and strengthens our community for the better. Learn more at bit.ly/45wbDUD 🎭
(Photo: Shrek, 2019, photo by Emma K. Rothenberg Ware)
Join us and The Diego Mongue Band on-stage at the Colonial Theatre on October 12 for an intimate a trailblazing twist on the blues genre that defies conventions, captivating even the most entrenched blues enthusiasts.
Get your tickets today at berkshiretheatre.org and brace yourself for an unforgettable experience!
Only one more day left to nominate BTG for Rural Intelligence`s 2023 Readers` Choice Awards for Arts Organization, Live Music Venue, Live Theater Venue, and Performance Space, so scan the QR code or go to the link in our bio to cast your ballot now! ✨
Today on September 28, BTG is celebrating The Colonial Theatre`s 120th anniversary 🎭🎼
Built in 1903, the Colonial opened its doors with a production of the operetta Robin Hood by the Bostonians, a famed touring group. Today, the Colonial still stands, having served hundreds of thousands of patrons, and counting.
We hope you join us at the Colonial soon as we continue to support wide-ranging artistic exploration and acclaimed performances in theatre, dance, music and entertainment!
BTG and The Trustees are thrilled to announce that patrons who purchase tickets for Copenhagen at BTG`s Unicorn Theatre will be offered an exclusive opportunity to purchase tickets for the same day to the 5pm entry of The Incredible Naumkeag Pumpkin Show 2023. Whether you`re captivated by the drama of Copenhagen or looking to bask in the splendor of the The Incredible Naumkeag Pumpkin Show, this partnership offers a day in Stockbridge filled with unparalleled entertainment and autumnal fun.
Get your tickets to see Copenhagen today at berkshiretheatre.org and you`ll receive an email with your ticket access to The Incredible Naumkeag Pumpkin Show!
Did you enjoy our 2023 Season? If so, there are only 3 more days left to nominate BTG for Rural Intelligence`s 2023 Readers` Choice Awards for Arts Organization, Live Music Venue, Live Theater Venue, and Performance Space, so scan the QR code or go to the link in our bio to cast your ballot now! ✨
2024 Season Passes are on sale now! From now until November 1, receive 3 Standard tickets for any 2024 Produced Show to be used in any configuration (3 tickets to one show, 1 ticket each to 3 shows, etc.) for only $135 🎫🎫🎫
Don`t wait! This offer is only available for a limited time, so visit berkshiretheatregroup.org/passes to get your 2024 Season pass today
On this day in 1975, The Rocky Horror Picture Show made its American premiere at the Westwood Theater in Los Angeles. After initially being deemed a failure, the film vastly exceeded expectations and now has the longest theatrical run for a film.
Visit berkshiretheatre.org or do the time warp towards our box office to get your tickets today to experience the queen of all cult films, including a thrilling after party and drag queen Nancy Nogood, at the Colonial on October 28!
Western Massachusetts-based band Harvest & Rust is hitting the Colonial stage on September 29! Representing the wide-array of Neil Young’s influential material in one show, Harvest & Rust captivates audiences with chart-topping hits including “Old Man,” and “Heart of Gold,” to the more electric explorations of Rust Never Sleeps like “Hey Hey, My My.”
Visit berkshiretheatre.org to purchase tickets today 🎵
REMINDER! ✨ Voting ends soon, so make sure to vote Berkshire Theatre Group as Berkshire Eagle`s Best of the Berkshires 2023 in "Live Theatre" and "Concert Venue" at the link in our bio! Thank you all for your support ❤️
Coming to the Colonial on October 15, The Olivia Show Tribute is an exciting musical journey filled with all of the late Olivia Newton-John’s award-winning hits and an exciting Grease sing-along where everyone can join in on the excitement!
The Tony award-winning Copenhagen, running September 28-October 29 at the Unicorn, is a must-see for anyone interested in history, science or politics. Exploring how one secret meeting broke the friendship between two physicists involved in the race to create the first atomic bomb in WWII, Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg, Copenhagen forces us to confront the difficult questions that arise when science and politics collide.
Don`t miss this stunning production by getting your tickets today at berkshiretheatre.org!
Tonight is the night! From the members of BonJourney, immerse yourself in the ultimate Bon Jovi Live experience with Don Jovi at the Colonial. Featuring lasers, a lightshow, and close-up footage of the band recorded LIVE on full screens, Don Jovi brings Bon Jovi`s greatest hits back to life in true 80s fashion 🎵🎸
Time is running out, so get your tickets now at berkshiretheatre.org!
Don Jovi, the ultimate Bon Jovi tribute band, hits the Colonial stage tomorrow (9/22). Featuring lasers, a lightshow, and close-up footage of the band recorded LIVE on full screens, immerse yourself in the true 80s concert experience with Bon Jovi`s greatest hits, such as "You Give Love a Bad Name" and Livin` on a Prayer!"
Don`t miss out on this electrifying performance! Get your tickets now at berkshiretheatre.org 🎵🎸
Did you tap your toes to Million Dollar Quartet? Laugh along with On Cedar Street? Ponder long after What the Constitution Means to Me, Photograph 51, and The Smile of Her? If so, let us know by voting Berkshire Theatre Group #1 again in Berkshire Eagle`s 2023 Best of the Berkshires Poll for "Live Theatre" and "Concert Venue" in the Entertainment category!
To vote, visit the link in our bio. Voting ends on September 24 at 5pm.
On Thursday, October 5, at 5:30 p.m., Berkshire Magazine (@berkshiremagazine) will celebrate this year’s Berkshire 25 by inviting all past honorees to mark this milestone—and everyone is invited to join the celebration!
To purchase tickets, visit berkshiretheatre.org. Ticket sales will go towards our education programs at BTG ✨