Ana Gasteyer: Swing With A Handsome Woman

August 10 Main Stage 7:30pm
2015 Season

Performing for one night only on the Main Stage on Monday, August 10 at 7:30 pm, Ana Gasteyer: Swing With A Handsome Woman, features comedy star and classically-trained songstress Ana Gasteyer serving up swagger and swing in her new nightclub jazz act. Known for her character-driven comedy on Saturday Night Live from 1996 to 2002, she has since showcased her... Read More

Unknown Soldier

July 30 - August 9 Nikos Stage
2015 Season

Book & Lyrics by Daniel Goldstein
Music & Lyrics by Michael Friedman
Directed by Trip Cullman

WORLD PREMIERE MUSICAL In this haunting new musical created by writer Daniel Goldstein, Obie Award-winning composer Michael Friedman, and director Trip Cullman, Ellen Rabinowitz sets out to understand her past after she discovers an enigmatic photograph while cleaning out her deceased grandmother’s home. As she chases the truth about the soldier featured in the photo, Ellen is drawn into a... Read More

Paradise Blue

July 22 - August 2 Main Stage
2015 Season

By Dominique Morisseau
Directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson

WORLD PREMIERE (2012 L. Arnold Weissberger New Play Award Winner) Tony Award-winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson directs Tony Award-nominee De'Adre Aziza, Golden Globe-nominee Blair Underwood, and Andre Holland  in the world premiere of a bracing and charged drama from Dominique Morisseau. Blue (Underwood), a gifted trumpeter, contemplates selling his once-vibrant jazz club in Detroit’s Blackbottom neighborhood to shake free the demons of... Read More

Kinship

July 15 - July 25 Nikos Stage
2015 Season

By Carey Perloff
Directed by Jo Bonney

AMERICAN PREMIERE Emmy, Grammy and Tony Award-Winner Cynthia Nixon and Emmy Award-winner Penny Fuller make their Festival debuts in Carey Perloff's gripping and sexy new drama.  The tightly wound lives of a fiery newspaper editor (Nixon), an upstart journalist (Lowell), and his overly-protective mother (Fuller) unravel when a passionate entanglement turns into an intense power struggle.  Helmed by Obie Award-winning... Read More

Song for a Future Generation | Free Theatre

July 15 - July 24 Free Theatre | Poker Flats Field 7:30pm
2015 Season

By Joe Tracz
Directed by Lee Overtree
Choreographed by Jenn Rapp

  A star in a far-off galaxy is about to burst, and three party-addled clones want you to join them for a dance-a-thon on their satellite to celebrate the upcoming explosive event.  Bring the whole family and a picnic to Poker Flats for an intergalactic party under the stars!  Lee Overtree, the brilliant mind behind Story Pirates and this season's... Read More

Off the Main Road

June 30 - July 19 Main Stage
2015 Season

By William Inge
Directed by Evan Cabnet

WORLD PREMIERE Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winner Kyra Sedgwick makes her WTF debut in the world premiere of a play by Pulitzer Prize-winner William Inge. As the second wave of feminism crests in America, the elegant but emotionally-fragile Faye Garrit (Sedgwick) seeks refuge from her husband, a former professional baseball player, by checking into a run-down resort on the outskirts... Read More

Paradise Lew

July 13 Main Stage
2015 Season

An evening of stand-up with Lewis Black TICKETS  $125 Prime Orchestra, $65 Orchestra/1st Balcony, $45 Second Balcony From his standing-room-only Broadway runs to his 19 seasons on “The Daily Show,” Grammy Award-winning king of rant Lewis Black returns to Williamstown—the little corner of the Berkshires that he loves (and hates) with every fiber of his being—for a one-night-only performance of... Read More

Legacy

July 1 - July 12 Nikos Stage
2015 Season

By Daniel Goldfarb
Directed by Oliver Butler

WORLD PREMIERE Tony Award-nominee Jessica Hecht and Drama Desk Award-winner Eric Bogosian couple up for the world premiere of Daniel Goldfarb's funny and turbulent Legacy. When renowned novelist Neil Abrams (Bogosian) is panned by The New York Times, he reopens the conversation with his wife Suzanne (Hecht) about starting a family. As Neil copes with feeling increasingly antiquated and culturally... Read More

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

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