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The Bridges of Madison County

August 1 - August 18 Main Stage
2013 Season

Author: Norman, Marsha
Director: Sher, Bartlett
The best-selling novel captivated millions of readers with the story of a beautiful Italian woman who marries an American soldier to flee war-ravaged Italy. Her new life on an Iowa farm is uncomplicated until the day a National Geographic photographer comes up her driveway looking for directions, forever changing the course of their lives. Developed by an extraordinary, award-winning creative... Read More

Blood Play

August 7 - August 18 Nikos Stage
2013 Season

Author: Bos, Hannah, Paul Thureen
Director: Butler, Oliver
A tranquil suburban evening in the early 1950's: the kids are away on a Junior Cherokee camping trip and a string of coincidences leads to a spontaneous grown-up party in the basement of a new ranch house. Exotic cocktails are imbibed, raucous games are played, and new friends are made, but much is happening that no one is talking about.... Read More

Loving v. Virginia

August 12 - August 13 Directing Studio
2013 Season

Author: Gardley, Marcus, Patricia McGregor, and Justin Ellington
Director: McGregor, Patricia
The Fellowship Program challenges young theatre artists to develop original theatrical material under the aegis of the Williamstown Theatre Festival. The Boris Sagal and Bill Foeller Directing Fellows—along with a playwright or musical theatre team of their choosing—each create a play or a musical theatre piece over the course of the summer. Collaborating with actors from WTF’s NonEquity Company, these... Read More

Johnny Baseball

July 24 - August 3 Nikos Stage
2013 Season

Author: Reale, Robert, Richard Dresser, and Willie Reale
Director: Greenberg, Gordon
The infamous Curse of the Boston Red Sox is brought to life through the fortunes of three orphaned souls: Johnny O’Brien, a hard-luck right-hander on the 1919 Sox; his idol, Babe Ruth; and Daisy Wyatt, a dazzling African-American blues singer and the love of Johnny’s life. The mystical intertwining of their fates reveals the source of the Curse and the... Read More

Pygmalion

July 17 - July 27 Main Stage
2013 Season

Author: Shaw, George Bernard
Director: Martin, Nicholas
"You have no idea how frightfully interesting it is to take a human being and change her into a quite different human being." With all the parallels of a modern reality-show makeover, an impoverished flower seller is taken in hand by a linguistics professor who attempts to change her accent and pass her off as the epitome of English society.... Read More

Hapgood

July 10 - July 21 Nikos Stage
2013 Season

Author: Stoppard, Tom
Director: Yionoulis, Evan
Treacherous twins and double (or triple?) agents abound in a twisty-turny look at the unlikely nexus of international espionage and quantum physics. Simultaneously channeling John le Carré, Albert Einstein, and Mel Brooks, Stoppard’s Cold-War thriller boasts equal shares of brains, guts, and sly humor. Kate Burton takes on the tour-de-force title role, the brilliant but eccentric British intelligence chief working... Read More

Dracula, Or, The Un-Dead

July 10 - July 19 Free Theatre | Poker Flats Field
2013 Season

Author: Lawson, Steve
Director: Fein, Jordan
One of the most haunting figures of our common imagination, Dracula has stalked his nightmarish way through the years, never failing to leave an impression and the indelible marks of his fangs. As “the Count” sets forth from Transylvania on his dark mission to infest London and then the whole world with vampires, can modern science and reason stand up... Read More

The Pits

July 15 - July 16 Directing Studio
2013 Season

Author: Harmon, Joshua
Director: Krohn, Sarah
The Fellowship Program challenges young theatre artists to develop original theatrical material under the aegis of the Williamstown Theatre Festival. The Boris Sagal and Bill Foeller Directing Fellows—along with a playwright or musical theatre team of their choosing—each create a play or a musical theatre piece over the course of the summer. Collaborating with actors from WTF’s Non-Equity Company, these... Read More

Animal Crackers

June 26 - July 13 Main Stage
2013 Season

Author: Kaufman, George S., Morrie Ryskind, Bert Kalmar, and Harry Ruby
Director: Wishcamper, Henry
Hooray for Captain Spaulding! The intrepid African explorer, inveterate womanizer, and interminable jokester hobnobs with high society as the guest of honor at a swanky soiree. But when a priceless painting is pilfered, he and the guests are swept up in a screwball search for the thief. This new interpretation of the Marx Brothers' hit Broadway musical and classic film... Read More

American Hero

June 26 - July 7 Nikos Stage
2013 Season

Author: Wohl, Bess
Director: Silverman, Leigh
Three ounces of meat. Two ounces of cheese. Four ounces of lettuce. Seventeen-year-old Sheri and her co-workers at a new sandwich franchise have honed their skills making everything from the Turkey Torpedo to the Big Kahuna Tuna according to the corporate manual. But when the franchise owner mysteriously disappears, they are forced to improvise. See just how far these “sandwich... Read More

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