Theatre

Williamstown Theatre Festival

'62 Center for Theatre and Dance

From June through August, WTF brings Tony award winning actors and veterans of television and film to perform in a series of plays, comedies, dramas, musicals, classics and new work.

MASS MoCA

Downtown North Adams

Since its Building 6 opened in the summer of 2017, Mass MoCA has become one of the world’s largest contemporary art museums, with vast galleries and indoor and outdoor stages.

Williams College ’62 Center

Williams College

The ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance summer home of the Williamstown Theatre Festival hosts theater and dance performances year-round while the college is in session.

WordxWord

WordxWord

Spoken word poets run mentoring programs and writing workshops in Berkshire schools and hold events year-round, from National Poetry Month to an annual week-long summer festival in Pittsfield.

Dan St. Germain

HiLo North Adams

September 26, 2019 8:00 PM - September 26, 2019 11:00 PM

Award-winning and major comic talent, Dan St. Germain, brings his show to HiLo North Adams!

National Theatre of London: “The Audience”

The Clark

October 5, 2019 1:00 PM - October 5, 2019 4:00 PM

Academy Award–winner Helen Mirren (The Queen), plays Queen Elizabeth II in the Tony Award–winning production of “The Audience.”

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

The Clark

October 19, 2019 1:00 PM - October 19, 2019 3:00 PM

Shakespeare’s famously romantic comedy is brought to life through an innovative and immersive production at London’s Bridge Theatre. Watch it live at The Clark!

SITI Company: “The Bacchae”

'62 Center

November 2, 2019 8:00 PM - November 2, 2019 10:00 PM

World-renowned SITI Company brings its modern update of “The Bacchae” to Williams College.

Barrington Stage Company

Barrington Stage

Twenty miles south in Pittsfield, Barrington Stage Company fills two stages from June to August and with musicals, comedy and drama, including new works.

Berkshire Theatre Group

Berkshire Theatre Group

With stages in Pittsfield and Stockbridge, the Berkshires’ oldest theatre company is celebrating its 90th anniversary in 2018.

Shakespeare & Company

Shakespeare & Co.

Founded in 1977, Lenox’s well-established troupe performs Shakespearean classics, contemporary works, adaptations of Edith Wharton’s short stories and more from May to September.

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Music

The Clark Art Institute

Williamstown Cultural District

With a permanent collection of Impressionist art, 19th-century artists and decorative arts across more than five centuries, the Clark Art Institute has become respected across the world.

MASS MoCA

Downtown North Adams

Since its Building 6 opened in the summer of 2017, Mass MoCA has become one of the world’s largest contemporary art museums, with vast galleries and indoor and outdoor stages.

Solid Sound Festival

MASS MoCA

Wilco takes over Mass MoCA with this festival curated by the band and showcasing bandmembers new work, emerging bands, art and comedy.

Mass MoCA jam

Lickety Split at MASS MoCA

Enjoy coffee or breakfast while listening to some impromptu tunes at this weekly Saturday morning gathering.

Williams College music

Williams College

The college music department hosts a series of free concerts in the spring and fall semesters with faculty and visiting performers from across the country and across the world.

Tanglewood

Lenox

Symphony on the lawn, with crystal and silver picnics plus family-friendly events.

Music at the Museum

Bennington Museum

September 22, 2019 2:00 PM - September 22, 2019 3:30 PM

The multi-instrumental trio Natural History brings its blend to the Bennington Museum’s free music series.

FreshGrass Festival 2019

MASS MoCA

September 20 5:00 PM - September 22, 2019 8:00 PM

FreshGrass is a family-friendly event with four stages of guitar and banjo traditionalists and trailblazers.

Black Enough: A Musical Cabaret

Oldcastle Theatre Company

September 22, 2019 7:30 PM - September 22, 2019 9:30 PM

Come join local talents Victoria Benkoski and Matt Edwards for a night of musical theatre, classical, and jazz standards.

The Alchemystics

HiLo North Adams

September 27, 2019 7:00 PM - September 27, 2019 10:00 PM

The Alchemystics have a loyal New England following and are bringing their unique sound to new music venue HiLo North Adams.

The Quins

HiLo North Adams

September 28, 2019 7:00 PM - September 28, 2019 10:00 PM

The Quins are a hard-rocking New England-based band inspired by classic sounds from the likes of Led Zeppelin, The Eagles, and The Rolling Stones.

Peter Mulvey

HiLo North Adams

October 3, 2019 7:00 PM - October 3, 2019 10:00 PM

Peter Mulvey is a song-writer, storyteller, and community-builder. He folds his many interests into his work. Don’t miss his show at HiLo North Adams!

Sean Rowe at The BarN

The BarN

October 5, 2019 6:30 PM - October 5, 2019 10:00 PM

Local barn/music venue features incredible music in a unique and welcoming setting.

Kimbra with Emily Wells

MASS MoCA

October 5, 2019 8:00 PM - October 5, 2019 11:00 PM

Kimbra, the New Zealand pop savant, will close day one of the Time of NOW weekend, an exploration through performance of the impact of technology on our world.

Met Live in HD: “Turandot”

The Clark

October 12, 2019 12:55 PM - October 12, 2019 3:55 PM

This spectacular production of Puccini’s opera comes to The Clark via The Met: Live in HD program.

Old-Time Music Jam

Hancock Shaker Village

October 12, 2019 5:00 PM - October 12, 2019 8:00 PM

Musicians and old-time music fans are invited to this music jam led by renowned Albany-based fiddler Steve “Shaker Fiddle” Iachetta.

In a Grove

MASS MoCA

October 12, 2019 8:00 PM - October 12, 2019 10:00 PM

“In a Grove” is an opera in development based on the short story that inspired Kurosawa’s film “Rashomon.” Get a first look at this innovative work!

A Concert of Music by Stephen Dankner

The Clark

October 13, 2019 3:00 PM - October 13, 2019 4:00 PM

Composer Stephen Dankner presents a free concert of some of his compositions in honor of his 75th birthday.

Kat Wright

HiLo North Adams

October 18, 2019 7:00 PM - October 18, 2019 10:00 PM

Kat Wright has been described as a young Bonnie Raitt meets Amy Winehouse.

Habibi

HiLo North Adams

October 19, 2019 7:00 PM - October 19, 2019 10:00 PM

Habibi is a quintet playing widely appealing pop that is danceable and unique, blending 60s girl group harmonies with psychedelic rock.

Orion Sun

MASS MoCA

October 19, 2019 8:00 PM - October 19, 2019 11:00 PM

Orion Sun is the one-woman project of Philly-based singer, multi-instrumentalist, and producer Tiffany Majette, an emerging creative force of nature who is destined for greatness.

Manon

The Clark

October 26, 2019 12:55 PM - October 26, 2019 4:50 PM

Enjoy the Met’s simulcast of “Manon,” a passionate tale from Massenet.

Perfoming Artists in Residence Concert

The Clark

October 27, 2019 3:00 PM - October 27, 2019 5:00 PM

Co-artistic directors of the Performing Artists in Residence program at the Clark Jeewon Park (piano) and Edward Arron (cello) present a special program of chamber music.

Liberian Girl in Brooklyn

MASS MoCA

November 9, 2019 8:00 PM - November 9, 2019 10:00 PM

This riveting one-woman show includes powerful and original music, dance, and storytelling.

Sundance Institute Theatre Lab Presents Shaina Taub

MASS MoCA

November 16, 2019 8:00 PM - November 16, 2019 10:00 PM

Join award-winning songwriter Shaina Taub and friends for an intimate evening of musical stylings sharing selections from the American Songbook.

The Cassatt String Quartet in Concert

The Clark

December 6, 2019 7:00 PM - December 6, 2019 9:00 PM

One of the best American ensembles around, the Cassatt Quartet has performed around the world and this December, they are coming to Williamstown with a special Clark Art-specific show.

Delsonido

MASS MoCA

December 7, 2019 8:00 PM - December 7, 2019 11:00 PM

Delsonido, whose founding members come from the Colombian coast, create a danceable mix of Caribbean sounds with influences from underground NYC scenes.

Party in the Park

North Adams

Annual summer concert series that is free and open the public.

BarN

Concert Venue

An intimate setting for acoustic music.

HiLo North Adams

HiLo North Adams is a music and comedy venue with a bar located in a revitalized building in downtown North Adams.

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Dance

Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

Since Ted Shawn established a revolutionary company for men on a mountaintop more than 85 years ago, Jacob’s Pillow has become a force in the international world of dance. …

Williams College ’62 Center

Williams College

The ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance summer home of the Williamstown Theatre Festival hosts theater and dance performances year-round while the college is in session.

Dancers from the New York City Ballet

'62 Center

October 18, 2019 8:00 PM - October 18, 2019 9:30 PM

One of the premier dance companies in the world brings works to Williams College in this event co-hosted by the 62 Center for Theatre and Dance and the Department of Dance at Williams.

Camille A. Brown and Dancers: “Ink”

MASS MoCA

November 2, 2019 8:00 PM - November 2, 2019 10:00 PM

Co-presented by Jacob’s Pillow, “Ink,” is the final installation of choreographer Camille A. Brown’s trilogy celebrating the rituals, gestural vocabulary, and traditions that are ingrained within the lineage of the African Diaspora.

Camille A. Brown and Dancers: “Ink”

MASS MoCA

November 3, 2019 2:00 PM - November 3, 2019 4:00 PM

Co-presented by Jacob’s Pillow, “Ink,” is the final installation of choreographer Camille A. Brown’s trilogy celebrating the rituals, gestural vocabulary, and traditions that are ingrained within the lineage of the African Diaspora.

New England Dance on Tour

'62 Center

December 6, 2019 8:00 PM - December 6, 2019 9:00 PM

This showcase features a broad spectrum of work by New England-based dance companies.

Jacob’s Pillow Dance Interactive

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

An ever-growing online collection of dance videos filmed at Jacob’s Pillow from the 1930s to today is available free to all.

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Film

Movies Under the Stars at Colgrove Park

Colgrove Park

September 27, 2019 7:30 PM - September 27, 2019 9:30 PM

Join us in the park for our 3RD Annual Movies Under the Stars summer series in Colegrove Park, North Adams. This week’s film is The Wizard of Oz.

Kiki’s Delivery Service: Celebrate Studio Ghibli

Images Cinema

September 28, 2019 11:00 AM - September 28, 2019 1:00 PM

As part of its 2019 Celebrate Studio Ghibli series, Images Cinema presents “Kiki’s Delivery Service,” a funny, exciting, and heartwarming film from Hayao Miyazaki. Three shows only!

Berkshire Short Film Festival

Berkshire Short Film Festival

September 28, 2019 11:00 AM - September 28, 2019 10:00 PM

Join us for a day of amazing short films from local and global filmmakers.

Kiki’s Delivery Service: Celebrate Studio Ghibli

Images Cinema

September 29, 2019 1:00 PM - September 29, 2019 3:00 PM

As part of its 2019 Celebrate Studio Ghibli series, Images Cinema presents “Kiki’s Delivery Service,” a funny, exciting, and heartwarming film from Hayao Miyazaki. Three shows only!

Kiki’s Delivery Service: Celebrate Studio Ghibli

Images Cinema

September 29, 2019 8:00 PM - September 29, 2019 10:00 PM

As part of its 2019 Celebrate Studio Ghibli series, Images Cinema presents “Kiki’s Delivery Service,” a funny, exciting, and heartwarming film from Hayao Miyazaki. Note: this screening is in Japanese with English subtitles.

“The Wall”: German/Austrian Film Festival

Images Cinema

September 30, 2019 7:00 PM - September 30, 2019 9:00 PM

The Annual Williams College German/Austrian Film Festival at Images Cinema focuses on science fiction films this year.

Spookytooth Found Footage Night

Common Folk

October 3, 2019 7:00 PM - October 3, 2019 8:00 PM

Artist Zach Noel is a contributor to the online art collective Everything is Terrible, where found footage film is created from VHS castoffs. This truly unique event is hosted by Common Folk.

Film: “How Are You”

The Clark

October 11, 2019 5:30 PM - October 11, 2019 6:30 PM

In conjunction with the special exhibition “Art’s Biggest Stage: Collecting the Venice Biennale, 2007–2019,” the documentary “How Are You” presents the life and work of artist-couple Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset.

Images Cinema

Images Cinema

Images Cinema is a year-round community film house, showing contemporary movies, documentaries, art and international films and more.

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Family Programs

Rock On!

Pittsfield

Explore rock, blues, and jazz with a great faculty. All levels welcome from Beginners to Advanced players.

Starlight Stage Youth Theater

Williamstown

Since being founded in 1976, hundreds of young people from the Berkshire County, southern Vermont and eastern New York state area have participated in the programs.

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Classes & Workshops

Assets for Artists

Assets for Artists, a project of Mass MoCA, helps artists in many disciplines to find and build financial and business resources and supports artists in moving to the area. Resources can include a matched savings grant program for individual artists, professional development workshops and one-on-one coaching, a residency program at Mass MoCA and more.

FreshGrass Festival

Mass MoCA

FreshGrass is rich in both traditional and cutting-edge bluegrass, presented in a wide array of venues tucked appropriately into a 19th-century factory turned 21st-century museum.

Rock On!

Pittsfield

Explore rock, blues, and jazz with a great faculty. All levels welcome from Beginners to Advanced players.

Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival

Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

Since Ted Shawn established a revolutionary company for men on a mountaintop more than 85 years ago, Jacob’s Pillow has become a force in the international world of dance. …

Starlight Stage Youth Theater

Williamstown

Since being founded in 1976, hundreds of young people from the Berkshire County, southern Vermont and eastern New York state area have participated in the programs.

Classical and Musical Theatre Masterclasses

Oldcastle Theatre Company

October 18 7:00 PM - October 19, 2019 5:00 PM

Classical: Second Congregational Church, Friday October 18th at 7pm
Musical Theatre: Oldcastle Theatre, Saturday October 19th at 3pm

Sonatina Piano Camps

Bennington, VT

Immersive piano camps for adults and children of all level. 10- and 5-day piano camps for adults and 4 week piano camps for children in the summer.

Williamstown Theatre Festival internships

Williamstown Theatre Festival

WTF has developed a range of programs to support developing actors, playwrights and directors, including a Playwright in residence, writing residencies and a weekly reading series for works in progress.

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