SPECIAL reading – kinship

July 9 2PM @ Paresky Student Center
2014 Season

By Carey Perloff
Featuring Penny Fuller and Cynthia Nixon

She’s a hot newspaper editor who seems to have it all. But when late-night editing sessions with a young reporter (who happens to be her best friend’s son) turn into something more, her world begins to crumble. A story of obsession and desire set against Racine’s Phèdre, Carey Perloff’s Kinship tests the tensile strength of love and friendship, and finds them much more... Read More

Just Call Me Nikos

July 7 Main Stage
2014 Season

Moderated by Joe Donahue

For over three decades, Nikos Psacharopoulos was Williamstown’s colorful and intrepid artistic director, guiding it from local summer playhouse to internationally renowned festival. In his honor, longtime colleagues of Nikos will reunite on the Main Stage to share stories and personal memories. Join Dylan Baker, Kate Burton, Edward Herrmann, Steve Lawson, James Naughton, Myra Lucretia Taylor, Maria Tucci, and moderator... Read More

In The Wings

June 27 Main Stage Lobby @ 6 PM
2014 Season

FREE, reservations required Don’t miss this exciting new opportunity to pull back the curtain and learn how our productions evolve from page to stage. Go behind-the-scenes with Tony Award-winning June Moon costume designer Gregg Barnes (Kinky Boots, Aladdin), chat with Obie Award winners Samuel D. Hunter and Eric Ting about A Great Wilderness, and much more.

Blood Play

August 7 - August 18 Nikos Stage
2013 Season

Author: Bos, Hannah, Paul Thureen
Director: Butler, Oliver
A tranquil suburban evening in the early 1950's: the kids are away on a Junior Cherokee camping trip and a string of coincidences leads to a spontaneous grown-up party in the basement of a new ranch house. Exotic cocktails are imbibed, raucous games are played, and new friends are made, but much is happening that no one is talking about.... Read More

The Bridges of Madison County

August 1 - August 18 Main Stage
2013 Season

Author: Norman, Marsha
Director: Sher, Bartlett
The best-selling novel captivated millions of readers with the story of a beautiful Italian woman who marries an American soldier to flee war-ravaged Italy. Her new life on an Iowa farm is uncomplicated until the day a National Geographic photographer comes up her driveway looking for directions, forever changing the course of their lives. Developed by an extraordinary, award-winning creative... Read More

Loving v. Virginia

August 12 - August 13 Directing Studio
2013 Season

Author: Gardley, Marcus, Patricia McGregor, and Justin Ellington
Director: McGregor, Patricia
The Fellowship Program challenges young theatre artists to develop original theatrical material under the aegis of the Williamstown Theatre Festival. The Boris Sagal and Bill Foeller Directing Fellows—along with a playwright or musical theatre team of their choosing—each create a play or a musical theatre piece over the course of the summer. Collaborating with actors from WTF’s NonEquity Company, these... Read More

Johnny Baseball

July 24 - August 3 Nikos Stage
2013 Season

Author: Reale, Robert, Richard Dresser, and Willie Reale
Director: Greenberg, Gordon
The infamous Curse of the Boston Red Sox is brought to life through the fortunes of three orphaned souls: Johnny O’Brien, a hard-luck right-hander on the 1919 Sox; his idol, Babe Ruth; and Daisy Wyatt, a dazzling African-American blues singer and the love of Johnny’s life. The mystical intertwining of their fates reveals the source of the Curse and the... Read More

Pygmalion

July 17 - July 27 Main Stage
2013 Season

Author: Shaw, George Bernard
Director: Martin, Nicholas
"You have no idea how frightfully interesting it is to take a human being and change her into a quite different human being." With all the parallels of a modern reality-show makeover, an impoverished flower seller is taken in hand by a linguistics professor who attempts to change her accent and pass her off as the epitome of English society.... Read More

Hapgood

July 10 - July 21 Nikos Stage
2013 Season

Author: Stoppard, Tom
Director: Yionoulis, Evan
Treacherous twins and double (or triple?) agents abound in a twisty-turny look at the unlikely nexus of international espionage and quantum physics. Simultaneously channeling John le Carré, Albert Einstein, and Mel Brooks, Stoppard’s Cold-War thriller boasts equal shares of brains, guts, and sly humor. Kate Burton takes on the tour-de-force title role, the brilliant but eccentric British intelligence chief working... Read More

Dracula, Or, The Un-Dead

July 10 - July 19 Free Theatre | Poker Flats Field
2013 Season

Author: Lawson, Steve
Director: Fein, Jordan
One of the most haunting figures of our common imagination, Dracula has stalked his nightmarish way through the years, never failing to leave an impression and the indelible marks of his fangs. As “the Count” sets forth from Transylvania on his dark mission to infest London and then the whole world with vampires, can modern science and reason stand up... Read More

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