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Barrington Stage Company

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Address: 30 Union St, Pittsfield, MA 01201-4528
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+1 413-236-8888

Barrington Stage Company (BSC) is a professional award-winning Equity...

Barrington Stage Company (BSC) is a professional award-winning Equity theatre presenting top-notch musicals, masterful classics, thought-provoking new work, cabarets and youth theater on four stages from May through October as well as a New Play Festival in February. Co-founded in 1995 by Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, BSC is perhaps best known for premiering William Finn and Rachel Sheinkin’s Tony Award-winning musical "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" and was voted Best Theatre by "The Berkshire Eagle" readers in 2011 and 2012. BSC welcomes groups and offers senior and youth discounts.

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best theatre in The Berkshires

Have yet to attend a performance that did not measure up to Broadway standards. Great staging. New plays well produced and acted.

Reviewed 26 August 2016
Lenox, Massachusetts
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Lenox, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 26 August 2016

Have yet to attend a performance that did not measure up to Broadway standards. Great staging. New plays well produced and acted.

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent production of a play about hearing disabled and affect on relations. Some humor interspersed, but basically serious treatment.

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Palm Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 25 August 2016

Fabulous theater! Superb acting,directing! New plays, revivals Excellent Theater Variety of events from plays to solo performers.

1 Thank Carole L
Cranston, Rhode Island, United States
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We see a show by Barrington Stage Company every time we visit The Berkshires. This time we saw Broadway Bounty Hunter. Very funny and entertaining. A very enjoyable evening.

1 Thank Tina T
Western MA
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

First encounter with Barrington Stage Co.., but not my last. I have never seen a better production of a Gilbert & Sullivan production. The theater is small and without obstructions. Excellent acoustics. Great sets and lighting. Actors first rate and well directed. I'm planning to see their next show, Tribes.

Thank RSG-foodie
Albany, New York
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

It's way off Broadway, but the productions shine so you won't notice. The musicals are well done - using every bit of the smaller stage creatively. The performers are star ready, both dancing and singing are at New York City levels and bring the quality of the show to a high level. A performance at Barrington Stage is a summer... More 

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Reviewed 11 August 2016

We were excited to learn of the Barrington Stage production of "Pirates of Penzance". It has been quite a long time since any theater in our area has mounted the show. We knew of Barrington's excellent reputation and the fact that they use famous Broadway and other professional actors, so we KNEW it would be good. Therefore we drove approx.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

I had won tickets and have never been so I had no idea what to expect but what a pleasant surprise! The intimate theater was perfect and there didn't look to be a bad seat in the house. The stage was cleverly done, the production amazing and the humor and singing a joy! For regional theater, these were Performers with... More 

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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

I just saw The Pirates of Penzance at the Barrington Stage theater in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. This was the best theater production I have seen in ages including Broadway productions. The actors were "to a person" phenomenal. The director, the musicians, the set including an actual ship was unbelievable. I am at a loss to express what a fantastic show this... More 

Thank Fern M
Lee, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

The Pirates of Penzance at the Barrington Stage was a joyous experience. As we were leaving after the high energy finely sung and pattered performance we stated we would love to see it again and so we did and this time in seats on the stage. There are 8 seats on stage at a small additional cost. See this production... More 

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