Thursday Celebrations

July 12 - August 9 Various Venues, Post-Show
2018 Season

Celebrate each show of the season with its cast and company at these post-show parties!  Admission is free, and venues are posted at the theatre on the evening of the celebration.  WTF LOVERS drink free (click here for more information about donor benefits). JULY 12 - Artney Jackson JULY 21 - Lempicka JULY 26 - Seared AUGUST 9 - The Member... Read More

Seared

July 25 - August 4 Nikos Stage
2018 Season

NEW COMEDY
by Theresa Rebeck
directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel

Chef Harry (Hoon Lee) is a genius in the kitchen; his scallops are the “it” dish in Brooklyn.  His business partner, Mike (Michael Esper), wants to expand their restaurant, but Harry sees that as selling out.  When a shrewd consultant (Krysta Rodriguez) is brought in to make the case for expansion, Harry boils over.  Can their most devoted employee (W. Tré Davis)... Read More

The Hot Spot: Ophira Eisenberg

August 4 Goodrich Hall (863 Main St)
2018 Season

Join us for this sizzling series, where we focus the spotlight on a featured performer or group. Grab a drink, laugh, and rock out with top Festival talent at THE HOT SPOT! AUG 4 OPHIRA EISENBERG Known for her unique ability to seamlessly blend sharp standup with powerful storytelling, and even throw in an audience interactive game, Ophira Eisenberg’s new show Playing The Odds is... Read More

The Hot Spot – PIGPEN THEATRE CO.

August 3 Goodrich Hall (863 Main St)
2018 Season

Join us for this sizzling series, where we focus the spotlight on a featured performer or group. Grab a drink, laugh, and rock out with top Festival talent at THE HOT SPOT! AUG 3 PIGPEN THEATRE CO. Back by popular demand! Bring your kids and family to see a WTF favorite! After their critically acclaimed run of The Old Man... Read More

The Hot Spot: BETTY

August 2 Goodrich Hall (863 Main St)
2018 Season

Join us for this sizzling series, where we focus the spotlight on a featured performer or group. Grab a drink, laugh, and rock out with top Festival talent at THE HOT SPOT! AUG 2 BETTY Don’t miss the original activist pop band BETTY, fronted by Alyson Palmer and sisters Elizabeth and Amy Ziff. Known for their clever lyrics and infectious... Read More

Lempicka

July 20 - August 1 Main Stage
2018 Season

WORLD PREMIERE MUSICAL
book and lyrics by Carson Kreitzer music by Matt Gould
choreographed by Raja Feather Kelly
directed by Rachel Chavkin

Featuring Tony nominee Carmen Cusack and Eden Espinosa, this world premiere musical is directed by Tony nominee Rachel Chavkin, with music by Matt Gould and book and lyrics by Carson Kreitzer.  Fleeing the Russian revolution and leaving behind a world of opulence and wealth, aristocrat Tamara de Lempicka (Espinosa) and her beloved husband Tadeusz (Andrew Samonsky) are forced to make... Read More

Artney Jackson

July 11 - July 22 Nikos Stage
2018 Season

WORLD PREMIERE COMEDY
by James Anthony Tyler
directed by Laura Savia

In this world premiere play by James Anthony Tyler, Artney Jackson (Ray Anthony Thomas) is a devoted mentor, a respected employee at the local cable company, and an enthusiastic teller of “dad jokes.”  After twenty-five years, he is finally up for promotion, and he can almost taste the possibility of becoming a manager. Over the course of one week, Artney’s... Read More

Studio Projects

July 16 - July 17 Directing Studio
2018 Season

Join us in the Directing Studio for productions developed by members of WTF’s Non-Equity Company.  In addition to exciting original work, WTF produces a re-theatricalization of a classic American play.  This season, Jason McDowell- Green, Director of WTF’s Professional Training Program, will direct A Man’s World by Rachel Crothers. Donate at the $150 level or higher for advance access to... Read More

The Closet

June 26 - July 14 Main Stage
2018 Season

WORLD PREMIERE COMEDY
by Douglas Carter Beane
inspired by Francis Veber’s play Le Placard
directed by Mark Brokaw

Tony Award winner and Golden Globe and Emmy nominee Matthew Broderick stars in this world premiere comedy by Douglas Carter Beane, inspired by Le Placard, the French comedy by Academy Award nominee Francis Veber.  Martin O’Reilly (Broderick) is stuck in Scranton in a dead-end job, his marriage is over, and his son won’t return his calls.  His only friend is... Read More

An Evening With Chita Rivera

July 9 Main Stage @ 7:30PM
2018 Season

Join us on Monday, July 9 for a one-night-only benefit concert starring Chita Rivera and supporting Williamstown Theatre Festival’s New Play & Musical Development Initiative! The incomparable Broadway icon Chita Rivera performs a one-night-only solo concert, benefiting Williamstown Theatre Festival.  The two-time Tony Award winner (last seen at WTF starring in The Visit and its subsequent Broadway transfer) will recreate... Read More

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