Mahaiwe Temporary Closure Update

While our building is closed to the public until further notice, our drive-in is open Thursday through Saturday, through Labor Day weekend. The Box Office is accessible by phone.

Mahaiwe Recommends

The Mona Sherman Memorial Lecture featuring David Frum

Tuesday, June 30th

OLLI: the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Berkshire Community College's eleventh annual Mona Sherman Memorial Lecture featuring David Frum in conversation with Berkshire Eagle publisher Fredric Rutberg was held via zoom on June 25, 2020.

Paul Taylor Dance Company online

Thursday, June 18th

Paul Taylor Dance Company's virtual offerings — including classes, streaming videos, and more — are free and online at

5 Minutes That Will Make You Love the Cello

Thursday, June 11th

Click above or here to read and listen in The New York Times.

Among other artists, Mahaiwe stage alum Joshua Bell reviews the 5 minutes of music he'd share with friends to make them love the cello.

Bolero Juilliard

Thursday, May 28th

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Featuring Juilliard students and alumni (including familiar Mahaiwe faces Emanuel Ax, Patti LuPone, and Yo-Yo Ma) coming together digitally for a multi-disciplinary performance.

Yo-Yo Ma plays Bach Six Suites for Solo Cello

Sunday, May 24th at 3pm

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From Opus 3 Artists: Cellist Yo-Yo Ma will perform J.S. Bach’s six cello suites live from the studios of public media producer WGBH, a memorial for those we have lost in the pandemic and a tribute to the resilience of our communities.

Take Me to the World: A Sondheim 90th Birthday Celebration

Wednesday, May 20th

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A virtual concert celebrating Stephen Sondheim's 90th birthday, featuring appearances by many Mahaiwe alumni including, Sutton Foster, Kelli O'Hara, Mandy Patinkin, Audra McDonald, Patti LuPone, and Bernadette Peters.

Silkroad with Yo-Yo Ma

Friday, May 8th at 4pm

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From Silkroad Foundation: Playing for Change Foundation and Silkroad are uniting to bring you an incredible cross-cultural concert to aid our work to provide emergency food and health supplies to put programs and communities in need around the world -- places like Mali and Bangladesh — that have incredible cultural wealth, but are on the brink of survival during this pandemic.

"Never Give Up" by Berkshires native and Mahaiwe alum Billy Keane

Thursday, April 30th

Listen to Quarantine Demo on Spotify.

"This concept of a pandemic — I don't think it just refers to the spread of disease. Fear, loneliness, desperation, they can be contagious too. But so can hope, love and compassion... I think this is a learning moment. We can learn to engage with people, with our own emotions. Our own hope, that can be pandemic too." —Billy Keane in The Berkshire Eagle

Jacob's Pillow's live stream of Pilobolus' "Branches"

Thursday, April 23rd at 7pm

Enjoy virtual content from Mahaiwe partners Jacob's Pillow and Pilobolus. Register here.

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra's Virtual "Worldwide Concert for our Culture"

Thursday, April 16th

Hosted by and featuring Mahaiwe 2017 gala performer Wynton Marsalis.

Free Film Treasures From the Library of Congress

Friday, April 10th

Read The New York Times coverage and watch the "Selections from the National Film Registry" YouTube playlist.

London's National Theatre: Weekly Free HD Streams

Monday, April 6th

Click here or above for the "#NationalTheatreAtHome" announcement on Instagram.

Free streams available on National Theatre's YouTube channel.

2017 Performers Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn on NPR Music's Tiny Desk Concert Series

Saturday, April 4th

"The intensity and thoughtfulness in Béla Fleck's and Abigail Washburn's music is why it will shine for a good long while, the way great folk tunes stay relevant over the ages." —NPR Music, 2018

Mahaiwe Favorite John Pizzarelli's Tribute to MLB Opening Day

Thursday, March 26th

Click here or above to watch on Instagram.

"Hey, it's John Pizzarelli. I hope you're all safe at home, if you know what I mean. Today would've been Opening Day, and here's my little tribute."

Met Opera: Nightly Free HD Streams

Wednesday, March 25th

Click here or above to watch the Met's "Free Web Streams" announcement video on Instagram.

Free streams available at:

Mahaiwe Stage Alum Yo-Yo Ma's #SongsofComfort Series

Tuesday, March 24th

"Yo-Yo Ma, one of the world’s most renowned and beloved musicians, is trying to provide comfort in this time of crisis. Ma has been posting videos of himself performing short pieces and encouraging other musicians -- of all levels -- around the world to join him in offering 'Songs of Comfort.'" —PBS Newshour

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