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Amazing location and great for dance

Visited here recently and loved the location and its history. Used to be a stop on the... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2018
Scott W
South Miami, Florida
Great place in the woods

Great place in the woods to watch dance performances or some other cultural events. Absolutely in... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
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358 George Carter Rd, Becket, MA 01223-4001
+1 413-243-0745
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 20 July 2014 via mobile

Something sets apart. Maybe it's the woodsy environment that is so laid back. Maybe it's the many free things that are open to all - lectures, rehearsals, exhibits, etc. But, in the end, it all comes down to the dance performances. So varied and so...More

4  Thank TeamMan
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Reviewed 13 August 2013

It was an hour without an intermission and that was probably wise because if there had been an intermission, at least half the audience would have left. I was in that group. There was enthusiastic applause at the end and all I could think was...More

1  Thank mmmm924
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Visited here recently and loved the location and its history. Used to be a stop on the underground railway. Lots of parking and a few buildings that support its dance mission in a beautiful setting in the woods. Not sure what can be seen if...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Great place in the woods to watch dance performances or some other cultural events. Absolutely in perfect surrounding and great to just walk around

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Reviewed 24 August 2018

In ancient Greece, a person was considered educated if she could dance and his mode of dance expressed their moral code. What greater antidote to present times than a comprehensive "summer camp" devoted to the the cultivation and celebration of this art? Conceived by the...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2018

Awesome show : "Free Fall". This company was excellent and was great to see that they included the community as part of their routine. Will go again if they come back to Jacob's Pillow

Thank KatrinRa
Reviewed 14 August 2018

After many years visiting Tanglewood, we finally went to Jacob's Pillow. We went after seeing an historical exhibition at the wonderful art museum of Williams College in Williamstown, MA (original costumes and historical insight to the origins of the dance company. We saw a performance...More

Thank wredbass
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Jacob’s Pillow provides a festival of dance. A major evening performance caps a variety of lectures, recitals, children’s programs, and exhibits throughout the day.

Thank markwFaithRebbe
Reviewed 10 August 2018

I made reservations the day the system opened in April for a celebration of Mom's 90th birthday. Months later, on the day of the performance, my seats had been resold that morning and we were left in different seats, not together. That wasn't in the...More

Thank Lynn H
Reviewed 10 August 2018

every summer jabob's pillow offers free performances 4 nights a week at their beautiful outdoor stage. world class performances of all kinds of dance, from hip hop to ballet or tap, or modern. and the grounds are so picturesque. go early and bring a picnic.

Thank L111WCjohnf
Reviewed 7 August 2018

What a great experience we had here We saw SIDILARBI CHERKERQUI/EASTMAN Which was one of the most fantastic shows I had ever seen totally blew all of us away!

Thank PeterLongIsland
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival is a World Class entertainment venue, bar none! The rustic buildings and pristine wooded mountaintop setting enhance the cutting edge performances that happen routinely! Everytime I have made the trip (a lot) I have been astounded and spellbound by the experience!...More

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21 June 2018|
Response from daylilly50 |
Dress comfortable and casual There is no air conditioning in the theatre
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Response from Sandyluvs2travel | Reviewed this property |
Call Jacob's Pillow at 413-243-0745 to check the schedule and ticket availability.
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Response from starperson | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea what is possible during the day. We were only there at night.