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Although this year has been different, WTF remains the theatrical powerhouse that drives the development of new work for audiences in Williamstown and beyond through our year-round New Play & Musical Development Initiative, fellowships and commissions, and our 2020 season, produced in an audio-only format in collaboration with Audible, the leading creator and provider of premium audio storytelling. We continued... Read More

Remembering Ann Reinking


REMEMBERING ANN REINKING by Steve Lawson No matter what she tackled, Ann Reinking's motor ran a little faster. Just consider her Tony-winning choreography for the Broadway revival of Chicago, where she brilliantly evoked the quintessence of Bob Fosse. Not to mention her offbeat interpretation of merry murderess Roxie Hart in the same production. Williamstown audiences got to see her up... Read More

In Memoriam: Marge Champion


MARVELOUS MARGE by Steve Lawson Marge Champion led, to put it mildly, an extraordinary life. She just left us at the age of 101... and I was lucky enough to know her for nearly forty of those years. Flash back to 1982, when WTF artistic director Nikos Psacharopoulos persuaded Marge to work up choreography for a two-part celebration of Tennessee... Read More

A Streetcar Named Desire

Available Now on Audible!
2020 Season

By Tennessee Williams
Directed by Robert O’Hara
With Joel Reuben Ganz, Joe Goldammer, Carla Gugino, Carmen M. Herlihy, Sullivan Jones, Brian Lucas, Audra McDonald, Stacey Raymond, Cesar J. Rosado, Ariel Shafir

Following his 2019 production of A Raisin in the Sun, celebrated as “an absorbing, watershed revival,” by The New York Times, Tony Award nominee 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, O’Hara takes a fresh and... Read More



  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



Williamstown Theatre Festival’s Directing Fellowship Program is a fast-paced, artistically charged incubator for bold new work as well as a hotbed for the next generation of theatrical directors. In line with WTF’s commitment to nurturing new work and the next generation of theatre artists, the Directing Fellowship Program remains one of the only director-centric developmental initiatives in the country. Annually,... Read More

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