An American Daughter

August 3 - August 21 Main Stage
2016 Season

By Wendy Wasserstein
Directed by Evan Cabnet
With Kerry Bishe, Jason Danieley, Diane Davis, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Roe Hartrampf, Stephen Kunken, Carson Meyer, Richard Poe, Will Pullen, Deborah Rush

When the President of the United States nominates Dr. Lyssa Dent Hughes (Diane Davis) to the position of Surgeon General, the excavation of her past triggers a scandal that threatens her confirmation. As partisan politics play out, Lyssa’s deep personal relationships and impressive career trajectory hang in the balance. Evan Cabnet directs Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winner Wendy Wasserstein’s prescient... Read More

And No More Shall We Part

August 10 - August 21 Nikos Stage
2016 Season

By Tom Holloway
Directed by Anne Kauffman
With Jane Kaczmarek, Alfred Molina

American Premiere Obie Award-winner Anne Kauffman directs Tony and Emmy Award-nominee Alfred Molina and Emmy and Golden Globe Award-nominee Jane Kaczmarek in this intense and intimate drama by Australian playwright Tom Holloway. When Pam (Kaczmarek) becomes terminally ill, she and her husband Don (Molina) must face the most difficult decision yet in their long and loving marriage. With passion, fear, strength... Read More

Late-Night Cabaret

July 14 - August 13 Goodrich Hall
2016 Season

July 14–16, 10:30 PM, hosted by Becky Ann Baker & Jim Naughton July 28–30, 10:30 PM, hosted by Carson Elrod & Mary Wiseman August 11–13, 10:30 PM, hosted by Kate Burton & Morgan Ritchie The stars come out at night in Williamstown! WTF’s legendary Late-Night Cabaret Series showcases the talents of the Festival artists — both established and emerging — during these exhilarating,... Read More

Inside Joke with Ophira Eisenberg

August 8 Main Stage
2016 Season

Known for her unique ability to seamlessly blend sharp standup with powerful storytelling, Ophira’s new show talks about her hesitant entry into new parenthood and satirizes the trendy, artisanal techno-culture we live in. Welcome the edgy, witty, and self deprecating Ophira Eisenberg, host of NPR’s and WNYC’s Ask Me Another, as she makes her WTF debut that will leave you... Read More

Baby Wants Candy: The Improvised Musical

August 3 - August 7 Goodrich Hall
2016 Season

Baby Wants Candy, one of the best-known, longest-running, and most-celebrated improvisational comedy shows in the world, is back! A roller-coaster ride of spontaneously choreographed dance numbers, rhyming verses and witty, jaw-dropping comedy, this evening is sure to delight! Bringing together the WTF Apprentice Company and the renowned Baby Wants Candy cast, the show asks the audience for a suggestion of... Read More

Jill Kargman: Stairway to Cabaret

August 7 The Log
2016 Season

Part culture vulture, part best-selling novelist, part television creator (Bravo’s Odd Mom Out), Jill Kargman teams up with director, and WTF regular, Trip Cullman for a smokin’ hot evening of metal-lite tunes and comedy. Get ready for a head-banging, side-splitting show that will make its way to New York City’s Cafe Carlyle in 2017. See her first in Williamstown! Photo... Read More

Poster Boy

July 27 - August 7 Nikos Stage
2016 Season

Music and Lyrics by Craig Carnelia
Book by Joe Tracz
Movement by Danny Mefford
Directed by Stafford Arima
With Jerry Dixon, Katie Lee Hill, Jose Llana, Ned Riseley, Taylor Trensch, Levin Valayil, Stephen Wallem, Noah Zachary

World Premiere Inspired by actual events surrounding the 2010 suicide of Tyler Clementi, a college student who brought national attention to cyber-bullying, Poster Boy is a new American musical by Tony Award-nominated composer Craig Carnelia and playwright Joe Tracz. A community of gay men in an online chat room come together to discover what drove one of their own to take... Read More

Romance Novels for Dummies

July 20 - July 31 Main Stage
2016 Season

By Boo Killebrew
Directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel
With Justin Long, Emily Lyons, Ashley Austin Morris, Connie Ray, Andrew Weems, Mary Wiseman

World Premiere Sisters Liz and Bernie couldn’t be more different: Liz is a good, Southern stay-at-home mom; Bernie is a flailing actress smoking and swearing her way through New York City. But when Liz is suddenly widowed, she and her young daughter move in with Bernie to start again. While Bernie challenges all of Liz’s assumptions about life, love and... Read More

THE RISE AND FALL OF MARCUS MONROE

July 24 - July 25 Goodrich Hall
2016 Season

Seen by millions on dozens of television shows, including The Late Show with David Letterman, Marcus Monroe comes to WTF, and pours out his soul into an hysterical and heartfelt performance portraying one man’s pursuit of fame as the world’s most notorious juggler. Come see The New York Times Critic’s Pick, whom New York Press calls, “the rock star of... Read More

Benjamin Scheuer: Late Night at The Log

July 23 The Log
2016 Season

You know him, you love him, you’ve probably seen him playing his guitar on Spring Street!  Benjamin Scheuer returns to WTF for a late-night event at The Log.  Known for his one-man show The Lion, this year you will get a taste of this extraordinary singer and songwriter in concert. Tickets are $30, with a $10 drink minimum.

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