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OUTSIDE AROUND TOWN: Alien/Nation

July 20 - August 8 Williamstown, MA
2021 Season

WORLD PREMIERE IMMERSIVE THEATRICAL EXPERIENCE
Featuring and devised by the company of The Forest of Arden in collaboration with writers Jen Silverman and Eric Berryman
Directed by Michael Arden
Including members of WTF’s COMMUNITY WORKS program

From Tony Award-nominated director Michael Arden and the company of The Forest of Arden comes an immersive world premiere theatrical experience that takes you on a journey throughout Williamstown, revealing unexpected surprises around you and within you. Choose to experience this completely unique site-specific performance by foot or by car, and plunge yourself into the center of stories inspired by... Read More

OUTSIDE AT THE CLARK: Row

July 13 - August 8 The Clark Art Institute
2021 Season

WORLD PREMIERE MUSICAL
Book by Daniel Goldstein
Music and Lyrics by Dawn Landes
Directed by Tyne Rafaeli
Inspired by A Pearl in the Storm by Tori Murden McClure
Featuring Grace McLean

The Clark’s serene reflecting pool becomes the stage for this uplifting world premiere musical that interrogates the resilience, fear, and ambition inside one individual as she aims to be the first woman to row solo across the Atlantic. Inspired by A Pearl in the Storm by Tori Murden McClure, with a book by Daniel Goldstein, music and lyrics by Dawn... Read More

OUTSIDE ON MAIN: Nine Solo Plays by Black Playwrights

July 6 - July 25 Front Lawn of the '62 Center for Theatre and Dance
2021 Season

WORLD PREMIERE
Directed by Wardell Julius Clark, Candis C. Jones, and Awoye Timpo
Guest curated by Robert O’Hara
Featuring new plays by Ngozi Anyanwu, France‑Luce Benson, J. Nicole Brooks, Guadalís Del Carmen, Terry Guest, Ike Holter, Zora Howard, NSangou Njikam, and Charly Evon Simpson

Discover the power and intimacy of the solo play with this series of three shows centering and celebrating Black artists and their voices through theatrical storytelling. Each show consists of three, 30-minute world premieres, created by Black writers, written for actors of color, and brought to life by directors Wardell Julius Clark, Candis C. Jones, and Awoye Timpo on the... Read More

2021 Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala

April 7 Presented Virtually
Season

  The 2021 Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala will be presented virtually on Wednesday, April 7, 2021. Experience the glamour and excitement of WTF's annual fundraising celebration from the comfort of your own home! The Gala will start at 7:30 PM ET, preceded by an interactive VIP Pre-Show for event sponsors and virtual table buyers, and will feature musical performances and... Read More


Season

Although this year has been different, WTF remains the theatrical powerhouse that drives the development of new work for audiences in Williamstown and beyond through our year-round New Play & Musical Development Initiative, fellowships and commissions, and our 2020 season, produced in an audio-only format in collaboration with Audible, the leading creator and provider of premium audio storytelling. We continued... Read More

Paradise Blue

Available Now on Audible!
2020 Season

By Dominique Morisseau
Directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson
With André Holland, Kristolyn Lloyd, Simone Missick, Keith Randolph Smith, Blair Underwood

It's 1949 in Detroit’s Black Bottom neighborhood, and there’s no better place to hear or play jazz than Paradise Club. Blue (Emmy Award winner, Grammy Award winner, and 2020 Tony Award nominee Blair Underwood), club owner and trumpeter, can wail like no other, but as forces outside the club conspire to irreparably change life inside and outside Paradise's walls, he... Read More

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