Arts & Culture
Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival
One of the oldest dance centers in the country, Jacob’s Pillow was declared a National Historic Landmark for its contribution to America’s culture. It promotes all forms of dance and features emerging and established dance groups from around the world. The center also has films, talks and exhibits.
The summer home to the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Tanglewood is one of the Berkshires premier concert destinations. Tanglewood features classical and contemporary music concerts with musicians like YoYo Ma, John Williams and James Taylor. Tanglewood is located in Lenox, MA, approximately forty minutes from Topia Inn.
Shakespeare & Company
Located on beautiful grounds in Lenox, MA, Shakespeare & Co. performs both classic and contemporary works as well as offers educational programs and workshops for adults and children.
Williamstown Theatre Festival
Awarding-winning regional theatre company, the Williamstown Theatre Festival will celebrate its 56th season in 2010. The festival has helped launch the careers of many actors and continues to attract top talent. Williamstown is only a 15 minute drive from Topia Inn.
Located in Pittsfield, MA the Colonial Theatre was originally built in 1903 and was restored in 2006. The theatre hosts a wide variety of entertaining performing arts events including dramatic plays, musicals, concerts, talks and lectures.
Images Cinema in Williamstown is a not-for-profit, single screen movie theater which shows mainstream and art house films. Images houses rotating exhibits by local artists in its lobby, and is a fun reminder of what going to the movies used to be like.