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A Streetcar Named Desire


2020 Season

By Tennessee Williams
Directed by Robert O’Hara
With Bobby Cannavale, Carla Gugino, Audra McDonald

Following his 2019 production of A Raisin in the Sun, celebrated as “an absorbing, watershed revival,” by the New York Times, Robert O’Hara returns to Williamstown Theatre Festival to direct this Tennessee Williams masterpiece. With Emmy, Grammy, and six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald as Blanche DuBois alongside Carla Gugino as Stella and Emmy Award winner and Tony Award nominee... Read More

2019…THAT’S A WRAP!


Season

  Throughout 2019, Williamstown Theatre Festival continued its traditions of developing and producing artistically vibrant and culturally resonant plays and musicals, incubating the next generation of great theatre artists, and connecting broad and diverse audiences with its work. This summer, over just 55 days of the Festival, we produced more than 177 performances of 38 shows, readings, and special events as well... Read More

J. Michael Friedman Fellowship


Season

In honor of the late American lyricist and composer J. Michael Friedman, the Fellowship identifies an early-career theatre artist of exceptional talent, versatility, impact, and humanity who has demonstrated an artistic commitment to Williamstown Theatre Festival and invites them to make new work for a summer. The purpose is for the Fellow to create or collaborate on work deemed important and meaningful to... Read More

WTF HAPPENED IN 2016


Season

Building upon the Festival’s sixty-two-year history of creating excellent work, our 2016 season featured an exhilarating combination of artistic risk-taking and achievement.  Marisa Tomei opened the season in a “buoyant, memorable, inventive, and striking” production (New York Times) of Tennessee Williams’ The Rose Tattoo, with a performance that Observer called “a one-woman fireworks display.”  After critically acclaimed runs at WTF,... Read More

Sunday Lawn Talks

July 3 - August 21 Front Lawn
2016 Season

Arrive early for the Sunday matinee performance to hear artists, special guests, and WTF staff delve into the rich themes of WTF productions on the Front Lawn. Bring your own picnic or stop by concessions for pre-show refreshments! Talks begin at 1:15pm. July 3rd (Cost of Living) Ryan Haddad (Non-Equity Company Member) and Xian Horn (writer, mentor, teacher, and positivity... Read More

The Rose Tattoo

June 28 - July 17 Main Stage
2016 Season

By Tennessee Williams
Directed by Trip Cullman
With Christopher Abbott, Sarah Chalfie, Leslie Fray, Katie Lee Hill, Lindsay Mendez, Darren Pettie, Portia, Will Pullen, Barbara Rosenblat, Medina Senghore, Hannah Shealy, Constance Shulman, Marisa Tomei, Nicole Villamil

Obie Award-winner Trip Cullman directs Academy Award-winner Marisa Tomei in this new production of Pulitzer Prize-winner Tennessee Williams’ intoxicating comedy, which won the Tony Award for Best Play in 1951. After retreating in grief, widow Serafina (Tomei) revives and rejoins the world when the hot-blooded trucker Alvaro (Christopher Abbott) arrives at her doorstep. Passion, gossip, music and mystery fill the... Read More

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