Berkshire County: Performing arts venues offer half-price tickets

Friday June 14, 2013

Barrington Stage Company and the Berkshire Visitors Bureau offer 1/2 TIX again in 2013, a program administered through a partnership between the two organizations.

Now celebrating its 12th year, the 1/2 TIX program offers half-priced tickets to residents and visitors in the Berkshire community. Patrons can buy same-day half-priced tickets to cultural events at four area 1/2 TIX booths beginning June 15 through Sept. 1.

The 13 cultural venues participating in the 2013 1/2 TIX program are Barrington Stage Company, Berkshire Choral Festival, The Berkshire Fringe, Berkshire Playwrights Lab, Berkshire Theatre Group, The Capitol Steps at Cranwell Resort, Jacob’s Pillow Dance, Mac-Haydn Theatre, Shakespeare & Company, Tanglewood, Theater Barn, The Wharton Salon, and Williamstown Theatre Festival.

The four ticket locations are Barrington Stage Company Box Office, 30 Union St., Pittsfield; Lenox Visitors Center at the Lenox Library, 18 Main St.; Mass MoCA, 87 Marshall St., North Adams; and Triplex Cinema, 70 Railroad St., Great Barrington.

The 1/2 TIX booths will operate Tuesday through Sunday from noon to 4:30 p.m. For daily performance availability and general 1/2 TIX information, call the 1/2 TIX Hotline at (413) 743-1339 or visit Information will be updated daily by 11 a.m.

Tickets are sold on a first-come, first-served basis and all transactions are cash only. There is an additional $3 handling charge per ticket.


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