Discount Ticket Options
Update: This article is from May, 2012. For current discounted ticket offers, click the “Discount Tickets” tab at the top of the page.
Now celebrating its 11th year, the ½ 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 area ½ TIX Booths June 15 through September 2, 2012.
The 12 cultural venues participating in the 2012 ½ TIX Program are:
Barrington Stage Company
Berkshire Choral Festival
The Berkshire Fringe
Berkshire Theatre Group
The Capitol Steps at Cranwell Resort
Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival
Shakespeare & Company
Williamstown Theatre Festival
Half Tix will be sold at four locations this season. Some changes have been made. With the closing of the Adams Visitors Center, the north county operation has moved to MASS MoCA, and the Chatham, NY location will not be participating this year. The four locations are:
Barrington Stage Company Box Office (30 Union Street, Pittsfield)
Lenox Visitors Center (at the Lenox Library, 18 Main St., Lenox)
MASS MoCA (87 Marshall Street, North Adams)
Triplex Cinema (70 Railroad Street, Great Barrington)
The ½ TIX booths will operate from June 15 through September 2, 2012 from noon until 4:30pm, Tuesday through Sunday (closed Monday). Patrons seeking information about daily performance availability and general ½ TIX information should call the ½ TIX Hotline at 413-743-1339 or visit www.berkshires.org – updated daily by 11am. Tickets are sold on a first-come, first-served basis and all transactions are cash only. All tickets are subject to availability and all participants are subject to change.
For questions about ½ TIX, please contact Linda Beach, Operations Manager at the Berkshire Visitors Bureau, 413-743-4500 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Laura Roudabush, Director of Marketing at Barrington Stage, 413-499-5446 x109 or email@example.com.
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Berkshire Bound, Berkshire Resident?
Many of our resident performing companies have varying ticket discounts already in place for residents. Shakespeare & Company Click Me offers residents 40% off, and Tanglewood Click Me has a variety of special deals for lawn seats and rehearsals. There is also the 1/2 Tix Operation which runs seasonally from mid June to Labor Day at several locations in and around the Berkshires. The 2012 dates and locations are in this article.