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A Human Being, of a Sort

June 26 - July 7 Nikos Stage
2019 Season

WORLD PREMIERE
By Jonathan Payne
Directed by Whitney White
With André Braugher, Sullivan Jones, Matthew Saldivar, Keith Randolph Smith, Jeorge Bennett Watson, Frank WoodAntonio Michael Woodard

It's 1906, and at the Bronx Zoological Park, an African-American convict named “Smokey” (Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner André Braugher) is guarding the zoo’s most sensational exhibit: Ota Benga (Antonio Michael Woodard), a Congolese pygmy. As the public’s fascination intensifies and protestors call for Ota’s release, Smokey must grapple with the fact that his own freedom depends on another... Read More

2018…THAT’S A WRAP!

THE YEAR IN REVIEW
Season

Throughout 2018, 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 165 performances of 34 shows, readings, and special events as... Read More

2019 WTF Gala – An Evening With Audra McDonald

February 11 583 Park Avenue in New York City
Season

Please join us on Monday, February 11, 2019 at 583 Park Avenue, for the Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala in New York City, "An Evening with Audra McDonald", as we celebrate the Festival and honor Board Chairman Matt Harris for his visionary leadership. Festivities will include cocktails, dinner, appearances by Festival artists, and an evening of performance by Tony, Grammy, and Emmy Award winner and two-time... Read More

Dangerous House

August 8 - August 19 Nikos Stage
2018 Season

NEW PLAY
by Jen Silverman
directed by Saheem Ali

Noxolo (Alfie Fuller) is an aspiring footballer from Cape Town who moved to London for a fresh start.  With the World Cup coming to South Africa and the mounting sense that her ex-lover, Pretty (Emmy nominee Samira Wiley), is in peril, she is pulled back.  Will Noxolo risk her safety to unravel the secrets of a life she swore to... 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

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

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