The Rookwood Inn is fortunate to be nestled in the midst of a vibrant and multi-talented theater-loving community.
Within just a few miles of our Berkshires bed and breakfast are several wonderful, varying stage productions and theater groups that offer endless opportunities to be entertained and surprised. Whether you love Shakespeare, drama, live bands, comedy, musicals, thrillers — even rock and roll! — Lenox, MA and the Berkshires have it all.
Below are a few of the more prominent groups and stages in the area.
With over 150 contributing artists who strive to perform as the Elizabethans did — their roots in classical ideals and a love of universal mystery, poetry, and physical prowess — Shakespeare & Company has been creating theater of unrivaled excellence since 1978. View their calendar.
Shakespeare & Company is approximately 1/2 mile from The Rookwood.
The Berkshire Theater Group supports performing arts on five stages around Lenox. The group is involved in a wide range of the arts, including theater, dance, music, and entertainment. View their full events list or choose a stage.
Their theaters include:
- Fitzpatrick Main Stage, about 5 miles from the Rookwood
- Unicorn Theater, about 5 miles (housed on the same campus as Fitzpatrick)
- Neil Ellenoff Stage, about 5 miles (also housed on the same campus as Fitzpatrick)
- The Garage, about 6 miles from the Rookwood
- The Colonial, about 6 miles from the Rookwood
During early fall, South Main presents some of the world’s leading chamber music soloists and ensembles. Built in 1918, the Colonial-styled concert hall is now on the National Register of Historic Buildings. View their concert schedule.
South Main is approximately 5 1/2 miles from The Rookwood
With several award-winning plays and musicals to its credit, the Barrington Stage Company attracts upwards of 50,000 patrons each year on its two stages. They are nationally recognized for having productions of superior quality, as well as educational programming. View their calendar.
Barrington Stage Company is approximately 7 Miles from The Rookwood.