Skip to Main Content

Visit, The

August 30 - September 3 Main Stage
1960 Season

Author: Durrenmatt, Friedrich
Director: Psacharopoulos, Nikos

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

The Physicists

August 7 - August 18 Center Stage
2007 Season

Author: Durrenmatt , Friedrich
Director: O'Rourke, Kevin
In association with the Williams College Summer Theatre Lab. Three inmates at the Cherry Trees Sanatorium believe themselves to be world famous physicists: Albert Einstein, Isaac Newton, and Johann Mobius. But are they indeed insane? And what are their actual identities: madmen, murderers or scientists? Durrenmatt’s 1962 comedy is a provocative examination of the impact of nuclear science on global... Read More

Visit, The

July 22 - August 2 Main Stage
1992 Season

Author: Durrenmatt, Friedrich
Director: Hunt, Peter

Find Us

By Phone: 413.458.3200
By Email: wtfinfo@wtfestival.org
By Snail Mail: PO Box 517
Williamstown, MA 01267