The theater marries the beauty, warmth and intimacy of a turn-of-the-century proscenium theater with the latest in stage technology -- the perfect place to host your next event or production. The theater is easily accessible from New York and Boston, in the vibrant Berkshire downtown of Great Barrington. Built in 1905 and meticulously restored in 2005, the theater is a fully equipped fly house, with state-of-the-art lighting, sound, digital video and film projection technology. Our professional production personnel are available to work with you on any event from a simple lecture to a fully-staged opera. The theater is ideal for a variety of corporate, social, non-profit and arts-related events, including meetings and conferences fundraising events private parties concerts, plays, film screenings and lectures theater workshops/pre-production/residencies rehearsal space recording sessions photo, film and video shoots …… and more. Seating is available for small and large events, up to 680 capacity. Catering and lodging packages are available in partnership with our local world-class restaurants and hotels. If yours is a ticketed event, The theater offers a full-service, professionally-staffed box office with phone, walk-up and online ticket sales. The theater enjoys a devoted audience of local residents, weekenders and tourists, drawing over 40,000 visitors per year from throughout Berkshire County, New England, New York, and around the country. Whether you are a business looking to bring your event to the next level, an arts organization looking for rehearsal and production space, or if you’re looking for a unique site for your private party, the theater can help you create a memorable event.
Your rental fee does not cover the expense of any stage crew, sound engineers or other technical staff. You will need to provide or hire and pay these people, as needed. Our Production Manager can connect you to local technical/sound personnel as needed. You will provide your own musical instruments, sets and props; and obviously you will be responsible for your artist expenses and hospitality, marketing and publicity, and any other expenses not specifically listed above. You will need to provide a certificate of insurance covering this event. There will be a refundable damage/security deposit of 10% of booking cost or minimum $500.