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A History of the Holiday Extravaganza

Berkshire Theatre Group’s Sixth Annual Children’s Holiday Extravaganza celebration at The Colonial Theatre will be a hybrid model on November 29. Over the past few years, the Holiday Extravaganza has … Read On

Rocking and Rolling into the New Year!

2019 has been a year of growth and opportunity for Berkshire Theatre Group. From record attendance numbers and expanded education programming to historic renovations, 2019 was a year of new … Read On

Artist Profile: Thornton Wilder

Thornton Wilder is one of America’s most celebrated playwrights and one of its most overlooked. Wilder is often described as the Norman Rockwell of theatre. He is oft remembered for … Read On

Celebrating BTG PLAYS!

Berkshire Theatre Group’s education program, BTG PLAYS!, reaches 13,000 Berkshire County schoolchilren annually. The education program serves children of all ages and offers a variety of programs from summer camps, … Read On

Artist Profile: Edward Albee

Albee’s Life and Works Edward Albee (1928-2016) was an American dramatist whose career spanned more than five decades. His works used modern techniques to subvert classical structures in order to … Read On

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We ❤️ a great Cranberries cover 🧟‍♂️ Join us tomorrow at the Unicorn at 7pm to jam out with Broadway and Berkshires’ own Mike Wartella! Bring a lawn chair, bring a friend and enjoy live music under the stars! 
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Mike Wartella ain’t got nothing if he ain’t got you at his show this Friday 😌 Jam out to some great tunes from this talented Broadway/BTG alum! 
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Big heart and big brain energy ❤️🧠✨

THE WIZARD OF OZ runs now through August 15! See these fun, friendly faces and more outside under the big tent at the Colonial! 
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PC: @jaceyraeruss 
Costumes: @eliviaseyes & @amymavila 
#linkinbio #BTG2021 #thewizardofoz #theatre #intheberkshires #pittsfieldma #downtownpittsfield
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Announcing our Fall and Winter Season! 🍂❄️ This season is full of concerts, plays, dance and more! Check out our website link in our bio for more details!
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Berkshire-bred Nashville artist MICHAEL FABRIZIO has toured the country performing his unique blend of eclectic original music for over 15 years. Come out and hear some great tunes, this Saturday, July 31 at The Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge! 

Need a bite before the show? Picnics by KJ Nosh will be available onsite! 
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BEHIND THE CURTAIN: Part 2!. Welcome to Behind the Curtain, Part 2! ✨ This week, the cast and crew opened the show! Hear from Music Director Jacob Kerzner about his journey at BTG and from some of the cast about what they believe is the meaning of the musical. 

THE WIZARD OF OZ runs now through August 15, Outside Under the Big Tent at the Colonial Theatre! 
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#linkinbio #intheberkshires #BTG2021 #theatre #thewizardofoz
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Plans for the weekend? Don't let that great weather go to waste! Get out and head to Stockbridge to see Michael Fabrizio, July 31 at 7pm! Michael’s music is a balanced mixture of his Americana/roots/rock upbringing. Jam out with us this Saturday! 
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#intheberkshires #BTG2021 #stockbridgema #theunicorn #livemusic #music #live #theatre
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Some members of our production team celebrating their day off in the best way– petting cows and having some cold drinks and fresh icecream at @highlawnfarm 🐮🍦
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#intheberkshires #BTG2021 #production #theatre #icecream #cows
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The Emerald City is just on the horizon! 🎪💚Adventure awaits! Join us now through August 15 for THE WIZARD OF OZ! 

PC: @jaceyraeruss 
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NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMEN kicked off rehearsals this week! This provocative, powerful musical runs August 13-September 5 at the Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge! 

From Left: Diego Mongue (Percussionist), Sasha Hutchings, Najah Hetsberger, Gerry McIntyre (Director), Felicia Curry, Darlesia Cearcy, Danté Harrell (Musical Director)
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Behind the Curtain: Part 1!. Welcome to Behind the Curtain, where we go behind the scenes of THE WIZARD OF OZ! 👠✨ This reimagined magical journey opens this weekend Under the Big Tent at the Colonial Theatre! 🎪
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What's better than a summer night of live music? ☀️🎼 We've got incredible artists coming up soon! Bring a chair/blanket and sit out on the lawn while enjoying a picnic dinner from KJ Nosh Catering Company! All performances take place at 7pm Outside at the Unicorn Theatre! 
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#BTG2021 #bobbiessummerseries #stockbridgema
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Berkshire bred Nashville artist Michael Fabrizio performs an eclectic mix of Americana and rock, July 31 Outside on the Great Lawn at the Unicorn Theatre! ⭐️
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#linkinbio #intheberkshires #BTG2021 #bobbiessummerseries #stockbridgema #theatre #livemusic
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Some cast members from WIZARD OF OZ will be part of @berkshirebusk tonight! ✨ Head downtown to hear some tunes from the show! 
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Well, hello Dolly, look who's here! 💃 You can see Broadway star CAROLEE CARMELLO in all her glamour this Friday, July 9 at
7pm at the Colonial! 
📷: Julieta Cervantes
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