The Visit

July 31 - August 17 Main Stage
2014 Season

Book by Terrence McNally
Music by John Kander
Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Based on the play by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Translated by Maurice Valency
Choreographed by Graciela Daniele
Directed by John Doyle

In her Festival debut, Broadway legend Chita Rivera embodies Claire Zachanassian, the oft-widowed richest woman in the world, who returns to the hardship-stricken town of her birth. The locals pray that her wealth will bring them a new lease on life, but the carefully plotted renewal she offers carries a dreadful price. Sardonic and morally complex, The Visit asks: What... Read More

Fridays@3

July 11 - August 15 Nikos Stage
2014 Season

The Festival’s weekly reading series offers playwrights and audiences alike the chance to hear new works by America’s leading playwrights read by WTF company actors. Plays selected for Fridays@3 are frequently under consideration for a future production on WTF’s Nikos Stage. SPECIAL WEDNESDAY READING Kinship  | Wednesday, July 9, 2014 @ 2pm Paresky Student Center By Carey Perloff Featuring Penny... Read More

Lawn Talks

July 6 - August 14 Theater Lawn
2014 Season

July 6  |  The Sights & Sounds of Tin Pan Alley July 13  |  The Road to Banning Conversion Therapy in NY July 19  |  Living on Love August 10  |  Dark Musicals August 14 | The Making of PigPen Theatre Co. Grab a drink, pull up a chair, and hear artists and scholars delve into the rich themes of... Read More

Tuesday Talkbacks

July 8 - August 12 Main and Nikos Stages
2014 Season

July 8 | June Moon | Main Stage July 15 | A Great Wilderness | Nikos Stage July 22 | Living on Love | Main Stage July 29 | Fool for Love | Nikos Stage August 5 | The Visit | Main Stage August 12 | The Old Man and The Old Moon | Nikos Stage Lively and informative post-show... Read More

An Enchanted Evening with Kelli O’Hara

August 11 Main Stage @7:30
2014 Season

The magnetic five-time Tony Award nominee Kelli O’Hara (The Bridges of Madison County, Far from Heaven) returns to the Williamstown Theatre Festival to give an utterly unforgettable, one-night-only benefit concert. Hailed by The New York Times as “one of the most exquisitely expressive stars in musical theatre,” the luminous Broadway star will be joined on the WTF Main Stage by surprise guests, who will provide a... Read More

Fellowship Musical | The Dixon Family Album

August 10 - August 11 Directing Studio @ 7pm & 11pm
2014 Season

Book by Anna Kerrigan Music & Lyrics by Andrew R. Butler Directed by Jordan Fein Spanning thirty years, The Dixon Family Album is a new two-act musical that tells the story of a dysfunctional family band. In the late 1960s, the Dixons transform themselves from a struggling working class family into a Partridge family-eque act. In 1997, a near-tragedy brings... Read More

Pasture-ized

August 10 Cricket Creek Farm @ 3:30pm
2014 Season

A local food, local farm, local family event featuring a live concert performance by PigPen Theatre Co. with special guest Mark Mulcahy PigPen Theatre Co., presenting THE OLD MAN AND THE OLD MOON on the WTF Nikos Stage August 6-17, will perform a family concert of their unique brand of contemporary folk music set against the spectacular views from Cricket... Read More

Late-Night Cabaret

July 10 - August 9 Goodrich Hall
2014 Season

with Musical Director Kris Kukul

July 10–12 July 24–26 August 7–9 The stars shine at night as WTF’s celebrated Late-Night Cabaret Series returns in 2014! Festival family, both established and emerging, sing, dance, and surprise you in these intimate and unforgettable evenings. Cabarets start at 10:30PM and are held in Goodrich Hall, just a few blocks from the Main and Nikos Stages. WTF Donors at... Read More

Saturday Morning Live

July 12 - August 9 Main Stage Lobby @ 10:30am
Season

July 12: Music Makers (June Moon)
July 26: Legends & Heroes (Robin Hood)
August 9: Shadows & Light (The Old Man and The Old Moon)

Back for a third season, the Family Workshops move to a new day and time. Young people aged 8–14, and their families, can join us for a series of FREE workshops that will explore the many artistic and technical components that make up the creative life of the Festival. These fun, hands-on explorations are led by professional Festival artists supported by... Read More

Backstage Tours

July 11 - August 8 main stage lobby - 6 PM
2014 Season

July 11, July 25, and August 8 Get a glimpse behind the scenes on an exclusive guided tour of WTF’s stages. This is your chance to see the Festival from a whole new perspective. Free for donors at the Sustainer level and up.

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