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Colonial Theatre

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Address: 111 South St, Pittsfield, MA 01201-6174
Phone Number: +1 413-448-8084
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat 10:00 - 14:00

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truly a gem - great venue for local jazz fest

We came for the major concert of the local jazz festival, featuring Karrin Allyson and the US Army Jazz Ambassadors big band. We were blown away by the beautifully restored... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came for the major concert of the local jazz festival, featuring Karrin Allyson and the US Army Jazz Ambassadors big band. We were blown away by the beautifully restored theater, the fine acoustics, and the great value. Not sure about parking ... we stayed at a nearby motel on Route 20 (Housatonic Ave.) and walked a half-mile into town.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit to the Colonial Theatre, which is a grand old building. Our first visit was to attend a concert and this time to go to the opera. Our seats were in the Gallery section, which is the 2ne balcony. Although the straight back seats got a little uncomfortable, the accoustics were excellent and views fine. We... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Have seen several concerts here including PDQ Bach, Justin Hayward and others. Beautiful concert hall, but some seats, particularly those more to the side and upper levels are lacking in both comfort and acoustic sound reflection or quality. Unless the performer or promoter uses significant sound reinforcement and they reupholster the seats (which of course may affect sound and acoustics)... More 

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Thank Thomas A
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I recently took my granddaughter who is four, we went to go see Beauty and the Beast . It's a beautiful venue very ornate. I have been there on several occasions and all of the seats that we have had are always good views. It's not too large that you have a hard time seeing from any particular area .... More 

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Pittsfield, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Fabulous! There are no bad seats here and the acoustics are perfect. No wonder this theater is rated one of the ten best in the world.

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Thank Mary O
Pittsfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Excellent theater offering many different shows, musicals, comedy, drama, and local talent. Beautiful restoration of an historical building.

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Thank Lynne O
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

High quality acting. The show was great and the seats were terrific. We were able to get 1/2 price tickets which is the way to go!

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

We've been attending the Berkshire Theater Group offerings for a number of years now in Stockbridge and found their productions really great. This year we took the granddaughters to see the Little Shop of Horrors at the Colonial. The theater is an restored old vaudeville theater and is really nice. The production was good with Broadway actors. I was really... More 

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Thank Quasi229
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

I did a report on this location when I was in Elementary School not knowing one day people would raise enough money to band together to make it come to life yet again. Gorgeous and so historic and regal. They knew how to build good theaters back in the old days.. the acoustics are wonderful.. no matter what you end... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

The show was really excellent. The theatre is similar to Northampton Academy of Music theatre, but with more comfortable and better sized seating and layout. Holds a large number of people, and has more than ample toilets. Parking (limited) RIGHT next door and easy access to the Berkshire Museum half a block away.

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