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Please join us for Everyday People—CATA’s annual performance and gala celebrating the artistry of people with disabilities! screen-shot-2016-12-01-at-10-29-51-am

Gala: Saturday, May 13, 2017
Matinee: Saturday, May 14, 2017
Location: Tina Packer Playhouse at Shakespeare & Company, Lenox, MA.

Saturday, May 13 – CATA’s Gala evening includes cocktails at 5 pm, performance at 6 pm, buffet reception with music and dancing to follow. Tickets are $175 each.

Sunday, May 14 – CATA’s Matinee performance begins at 1 pm. Tickets are $20 for adults and $5 for children under 12.


The performance is a showcase, featuring approximately 6 different pieces performed by CATA artists with disabilities in different artistic genres, including modern dance, tap, theater, juggling, and singing.

Run Time
The performance runs for approximately 75 minutes with no intermission.



Seating: general admission for both performances. To purchase tickets online click herevisit our office at 40 Railroad St. Suite 6 (2nd Floor) Great Barrington, MA (M-F 9am-5pm), or call 413-528-5485.

If you are a CATA artist or CATA program partner, please call our office to inquire about discounted or group tickets.


Dress Code
Gala performance: “cocktail-ish”
Matinee performance: casual attire

The Tina Packer Playhouse is a temperature controlled space. If you get chilly please speak to the house manager; blankets are available.

Late Seating
We make every effort to start our performances on time. If you are late an usher will seat you at an appropriate time, but seating may be limited.

Food & Drink Policy
We ask that you only bring bottled water into the theater.

It’s Okay to Stay / Leave
CATA strives to provide a receptive, welcoming, environment for all. If you or someone in your group has a tendency to vocalize, please feel comfortable staying in the audience and enjoying the show. If you’d like to be seated at the back near the exit–in case you do need to leave–please let us know in advance.



Tina Packer Playhouse
Shakespeare & Company
70 Kemble St. Lenox, MA 01240


The Tina Packer Playhouse is accessible. Please notify CATA’s Accessibility Coordinator, Jeff Gagnon, prior to your arrival so that we may assist you during your visit, or if you have any questions.

Wheelchair accessible spaces are located in the parking lot in front of the Tina Packer Playhouse.

There is an accessible pathway to access the theater to the right of the Tina Packer Playhouse, just right of the large sculpture.

ASL Interpretation
ASL interpretation is provided for both performances.

Assisted Listening Devices
ALD’s are available upon entering the theater. For assistance please speak with an usher.

Large Print Programs
The performance running order will be available in a large print format.


Both the men’s and women’s rooms are accessible.

Both performances are general seating. Please arrive early for seats close to doors. Accessible seating is available; please call to reserve accessible seats.

Tina Packer Playhouse Seating Charts (Click image to enlarge)