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Group Tours

Whether you are a travel & tourism industry professional, an event planner, or a group or student tour director, Shakespeare & Company is your destination for a memorable professional theater experience in The Berkshires.

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Why Groups Love Shakespeare & Company

Located in the heart of Lenox in the beautiful Berkshires of Massachusetts, Shakespeare & Company is one of the foremost Shakespeare festivals in the world. Summer, week-day matinees fit perfectly into a regional itinerary, and the campus is conveniently located near Tanglewood, The Norman Rockwell Museum, The Mount, and other popular Berkshire cultural attractions.

Founded in 1978, the organization attracts more than 40,000 patrons annually. Shakespeare & Company produces up to eight shows every season from Shakespeare to contemporary and new works, on four stages (two indoor, two outdoor) from early spring through late fall and beyond. Offering staged readings, new play festivals, and specials events year-round, there is always something for all ages to enjoy.

Visitors may also explore the shops, restaurants, and inns downtown, as well as nearby cultural attractions. With ample parking, picnic areas, and gorgeous grounds to explore, you'll want to spend the whole day!

Bring your group of 10 or more to any Shakespeare & Company performance and enjoy exclusive group benefits including discounted ticket pricing, complimentary tickets, talk backs, tours, and more!

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For more information, contact Elizabeth Aspenlieder at aspenlieder@shakespeare.org or (413) 637-1199 ext. 110, or fill out the Group Reservation Form and e-mail it to aspenlieder@shakespeare.org.

Incentives & Services for Tour Operators

  • Four theaters to choose from (two indoor, two outdoor);
  • Air-conditioning and reserved seating;
  • Accessible theaters, assisted listening devices; 
  • Behind-the-scenes tours (including of the armory and costume and scene shops); 
  • Picnicking on our 33-acre campus and tented picnic table areas; 
  • Enjoy food and beverages from our on-campus bar featuring an ecceletic menu from snacks, sandwiches, desserts, and signature cocktails;
  • A walkable town with a bevy of shops, restaurants, and galleries to explore, and
  • Easy access to nearby attractions including Tanglewood, Edith Wharton's The Mount, Ventfort Hall, the Norman Rockwell Museum, and more!

Locations

Shakespeare & Company is located in Lenox, Mass., a pleasant, two-hour drive from Boston on I-90 and only three hours from New York City.

The Tina Packer Playhouse

  • Seats approximately 400 on two levels
  • Reserved section seating
  • Climate controlled
  • Accessible
  • Indoor lobby
  • Concessions and restrooms

The Elayne P. Bernstein Theatre

  • Seats approximately 200
  • Reserved section seating
  • Climate controlled
  • Accessible
  • Indoor lobby
  • Concessions and restrooms

The Roman Garden Theatre

  • Intimate, outdoor seating for approximately 280
  • Comfortable chairs and benches
  • Reserved Section Seating
  • Restrooms and concession just steps away

The New Spruce Theatre

  • Outdoor amphitheater with 500 seats
  • Comfortable chairs
  • Reserved seating
  • Accessible
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Shakespeare & Company is a professional live theatre company in the heart of the Berkshires, presenting a vibrant summer performance season featuring the works of Shakespeare in repertory with classic and contemporary plays. The Company offers one of the most extensive actor training programs by a regional theatre in the country, and is also home to an award-winning and nationally recognized theatre-in-education program.

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