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.

The Chinese Room

July 13 - July 23 Nikos Stage
2016 Season

By Michael West
Directed by James Macdonald
With Carson Elrod, Sue Jean Kim, Brían F. O’Byrne, Laila Robins, Elliot Trainor

World Premiere Obie Award-winner James Macdonald directs this sci-fi comedy thriller by Irish playwright Michael West. A visionary in the field of artificial intelligence, Frank (Brían F. O’Byrne) has built a humandroid to preserve his wife Lily’s (Laila Robins) memory — because she is losing hers. But when he is ousted from the company he founded, he must race to... Read More

The Skivvies

July 17 - July 18 The Log
2016 Season

The Skivvies take it all off for a THIRD summer in a row. Lauren Molina and Nick Cearley return with their mash-ups of pop songs and show tunes…all while performing in their underwear. Perez Hilton says that the Skivvies are, “…a shot of pure joy to the heart…A MUST-see! Repeatedly!!!” Special guest performers include Stanley Bahorek, Lindsay Chambers, Roe Hartrampf, Katie Lee Hill,... Read More

Orpheus in the Berkshires

July 14 - July 17 Greylock WORKS
2016 Season

By Lucy Thurber
Directed by Laura Savia

A world premiere production made by and for the Berkshires! FAMILY FRIENDLY.  FREE ADMISSION.  NO RESERVATION REQUIRED. This summer, WTF brings together professional theatre artists with Berkshire residents to create and perform new work. Born of the belief that theatre is central to understanding, building and maintaining community, this initiative invites the people of Western Massachusetts to be a part... Read More

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