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Barrington Stage Company

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Address: 30 Union St, Pittsfield, MA 01201-4528
Phone Number: +1 413-236-8888
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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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"A truly " Swashbuckling" experience."

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 August 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 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 

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Lee, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 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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Hartsdale, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Wonderful theater, Pirates was of superb quality. I'm so glad to have this theater so close to me. There is always a good selection of shows that are well produced.

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

From the opening to the closing, the acting, dancing , costuming and singing were wonderful. Th staging was great and the pit orchestra was very professional I kept asking my self if I was really in a regional theater.

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Boston, MA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

The fresh faced Pirates of Penzance at Barrington Stage Company was a pure delight. After raves in the Times and Boston press I can hardly add more except to say I pray the show goes on to Broadway so I can experience it again! By the way this was my 17 year old son's first G&S and he left singing... More 

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Scarsdale, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and I loved the widely different productions. Peerless a new play by Jiehae Park about murderous twin Korean-American Hugh school girls plotting to get into an elite college inspired by McBeth and Pirates of Penzance, the G & S romp.

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Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Pirates is pure summer enjoyment for the whole family. Get away from all of the world events & enjoy the great acting & music

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Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

The string of high quality theatre is there year after year. Great entertainment. Been to 3 performances per year for 4 years with same rating.

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