• I Hate Shakespeare!

    I Hate Shakespeare!

    We hate Shakespeare! At least that’s what the audience thinks until they get a rip-roaring rundown of Shakespeare’s classics. With zombies, talking cows, and an appearance by Jerry Springer, I Hate Shakespeare! is a hilarious and fast-paced introduction to Shakespeare — with a modern twist. Plus, someone gets a pie in the face. Produced by


  • Open Mic Series at the Spectrum!

    Open Mic Series at the Spectrum!

    Hosted by Berkshire musician, Robin O’Herin Stop hibernating! Lose your Winter Blues! Come out and share your original and cover songs, in a beautiful theater. Meet other musicians. Get stage experience. All ages and abilities are welcome. Sign up starts at 6:30pm. Open mic starts at 7pm. Join this 3-part series for a great way


  • Third Friday Comedy Improv Nights with RBIT

    Third Friday Comedy Improv Nights with RBIT

      Every Third Friday the Royal Berkshire Improv Troupe (RBIT) performs an Improv Comedy Night at the Spectrum Playhouse in Lee, MA. If you liked the TV show ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway’, you’ll love this event! “RBIT has been entertaining crowds in the Berkshires for the last ten years” says Frank La Frazia, RBIT


  • First Saturday at the Spectrum Series Offers Family Friendly Activities

    First Saturday at the Spectrum Series Offers Family Friendly Activities

    The Spectrum Playhouse in collaboration with NBT Bank, is delighted to announce the ‘First Saturday at the Spectrum’ Series- a series of family-friendly events occurring on the first Saturday of each month throughout the year. Join us for fun family entertainment all year long! Saturday, November 3 – Roger the Jester Saturday, December 1 –


The Eagles Band Live at The Spectrum Playhouse

Friday, December 7 2012 – 7:30pm -  The Eagles Brass Ensemble. The Eagles Band was founded in 1936 and is the oldest continuing performance ensemble in the Berkshires. Come witness the impressive collection of musical pieces performed! Free with suggested donation of $10. Location: Spectrum Playhouse 20 Franklin St Lee, MA 01239 (413) 394-5023 ext. 12 kgoldman@cipberkshire.org

The Life and Art of Jessica Park

Thursday, November 15th @ 6:00pm Dr. Tony Genarelly, PhD., Editor/Project Director of “Exploring Nirvana: The Art of Jessica Park” will present a discussion of the artist’s work and life at The Good Purpose Gallery on Thursday, November 15, 6-8 PM. As an autistic artist, Jessica’s “extraordinary and largely mysterious world… still glows in her beautifully

Zoe Weil: My Ongoing Problems with Kindness: Confessions of MOGO Girl

Institute for Humane Education (IHE) President, Zoe Weil, will be bringing her 1-woman show, My Ongoing Problems with Kindness: Confessions of MOGO Girl, explorinh humane education issues through humor and stories about Zoe’s life as she tries (and periodically fails!) to always be kind. What are people saying about Zoe’s show? “With healthy doses of

Visions on the Spectrum II – Artist: Jessica Park

Nov 3  - Jan 2, 2013 Jessica has become a nationally recognized artist. Her work has been featured in the Boston Globe, The New Yorker Magazine and on CBS’s Early Show. Jessica Hillary Park was born on July 20, 1958 and lives in Williamstown, Massachusetts. She attended local public schools and received her first art

Haunted House at the Spectrum! Oct 27-28

Join us for a spooky tour of the Spectrum Playhouse like you’ve never seen it before! Suitable for adults and kids 6+ years of age. $5 per person, $20 per family of 4 or more. October 27-28th, 2012 5-8pm Spectrum Playhouse 20 Franklin St Lee MA 01238

2nd Annual Lee Idol Talent Competition 2012

  Saturday, Sept 22, 2012 at 8pm – Lee Idol is a contest of singers/musicians of all ages who live or work in the Berkshires. Finalists had an opportunity to showcase their talent on the stage of the new Spectrum Playhouse at 20 Franklin Street in Lee on Saturday, September 22. The audience chose the

October 20th, 7pm – Join us for an evening of fun and friendship with: Linda Worster, David Grover and special guest, Puggy Demary; three well known musical artists in the Berkshires. The group will be performing originals by Linda and David plus a mix of folk and rock from the 50’s, 60’s 70’s. From the

Exhibit: Spectrum Perceptions – Artist: Michael McManmon

  The Good Purpose Gallery is proud to present ~ Artist: Michael McManmon Exhibit: Spectrum Perceptions Exhibit runs through Oct. 29, 2012 Sept 21 –  Oct. 29: The Good Purpose Gallery presents “Spectrum Perspectives”, an inside look at art through the eyes of an individual diagnosed on the autism spectrum. Varied in medium and expression, Michael brings attention