Summertime outdoor theater venues or series?

Washington Park Lakehouse amphitheater 2018-summer

Ahead of a Park Playhouse production this summer.

Sean asks via email:

My family LOVES going to see shows at the Park Playhouse each summer. It has become a staple of our summertime routine these last couple of years. We recently got to wondering if there are any other seasonal theater venues like it in the region (Saratoga, Hudson, Western Mass, etc). We'd more than gladly travel out as far as places like Tanglewood if there were similarly attractive musical theater performances. Thanks!

It's starting to get a little late in the season for these sorts of events, but 1) we bet there are still a handful happening and 2) they're often annual, so they could be something to look forward to for next summer.

Got a suggestion for Sean and his family? Please share!


Check out Bird on a Cliff Theater in Woodstock.

Not musical theater, but Saratoga Shakespeare Company does free outdoor shows in Congress Park ( and Shakespeare and Company in Lenox, Mass does some outdoor performances as well (

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