July 15 - August 13 | Directing Studio
Each year, WTF awards the prestigious Bill Foeller and Boris Sagal Directing Fellowships and the J. Michael Friedman Fellowship to three up-and-coming theatre artists of exceptional talent.
The Bill Foeller Fellowship gives a director who is a woman and/or an artist of color the opportunity to create an ambitious workshop production. The recipient of the 2019 Foeller Fellowship is Katie Lindsay, who will direct a workshop production of Orlando, a play by Sarah Ruhl, in the Directing Studio on July 15-16.
ORLANDO BY SARAH RUHL
DIRECTED BY KATIE LINDSAY
The Boris Sagal Fellowship gives a director the opportunity to develop a new play from an early draft to a workshop production. The recipient of the 2019 Sagal Fellowship is Jason McDowell-Green, who will direct a workshop production of Soft, a new play by Donja R. Love, in the Directing Studio on August 12-13.
SOFT BY DONJA R. LOVE
DIRECTED BY JASON MCDOWELL-GREEN
In honor of the late American lyricist and composer J. Michael Friedman, the J. Michael Friedman Fellowship identifies an early-career theatre artist of outstanding 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 recipient of the 2019 Friedman Fellowship is Maya Davis, who will direct two workshop productions including A Walrus in the Body of a Crocodile, by MJ Kaufman, in the Directing Studio on July 27th at 8PM and 11PM.
JULY 27TH at 8:00PM and 11:00PM
A WALRUS IN THE BODY OF A CROCODILE BY MJ KAUFMAN
DIRECTED BY MAYA DAVIS
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Grand HorizonsGrand Horizons
By Bess Wohl
Directed by Leigh Silverman
With Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Priscilla Lopez, Maulik Pancholy, Ashley Park, Thomas Sadoski, Jamey Sheridan, JoBeth Williams
July 17 - July 28 | Main Stage
By Henrik Ibsen
Translated from the Norwegian by Paul Walsh
Directed by Carey Perloff
With Catherine Combs, David Coulter, Tom Pecinka, Thom Sesma, Uma Thurman, Bernard White
July 31 - August 18 | Main Stage
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