Top 5 Things to See this Summer in the Berkshires


Summer in the Berkshires is a unique cultural experience marked by world-class music, art, and theatre performances. Whether you’re a first timer or a seasoned regular, we found the top things to see on your summer getaway – get ready to immerse yourself in a whole new world!

  1. The Rose Tattoo at the Williamstown Theatre Festival June 28th through July 17th – This summer festival brings together the best actors, directors, designers and playwrights to put on some of the best productions in the country! Talent abounds in this Tony-Award winning drama that follows a grieving widow who rediscovers hope through the arrival of a new love.   Starring Marisa Tomei.
  1. The Merchant of Venice at Shakespeare & Company all of July: Get an authentic Shakespearean experience with this romantic tragedy. The action-packed story has been named one of Shakespeare’s most controversial yet poignant plays.
  1. Sensing Place & Crystal exhibits at The Clark Art Institute all summer: Enjoy the summer weather and check out these stunning outdoor exhibits.
    • Crystal is a structure poised near the top of Stone Hill modeled to resemble a small piece of crystal scaled to “architectural proportions”.
    • Sensing Place encourages visitors to contemplate the meaning and value of place as they explore the natural and cultural history of Stone Hill.
  1. Little Shop of Horrors from the Berkshire Theatre Group at the Colonial in Pittsfield: Add this to the list for a night of laughter and lively entertainment! From the rock and roll hits to the quirky humor, this unconventional musical is a fun departure from your typical Broadway performance.
  1. Rockwell and Realism in an Abstract World at the Norman Rockwell Museum opening June 17th: Check out this newly unveiled attraction before anyone else! This special exhibit places pieces from the abstract and realist movements side-by-side and features pieces by painters, illustrators and sculptors whose work dates back more that 60 years – all curated from museums across the country. 

Hampton-King_Suite3.jpgNo trip to the Berkshires is complete without a stay in our historic Berkshires bed and breakfast and this summer you can afford an even longer vacation with our special midweek rates starting at $249 – saving up to $70 midweek nights! Join us for a truly unforgettable Berkshires getaway.

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