PREVIEW: “ALIEN/NATION” at the Williamstown Theatre Festival

by Gail M. Burns In 2020 Williamstown Theatre Festival Artistic Director Mandy Greenfield attended “American Dream Study,” the Forest of Arden Company‘s site-specific performance in Columbia County, NY, and invited director Michael Arden to come to Williamstown and collaborate with the WTF’s Community Works program to produce something similar here.…

Williamstown Theatre Festival Presents “ALIEN/NATION” Immersive Theatrical Experience

Williamstown Theatre Festival (Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Director) presents ALIEN/NATION, the world premiere immersive theatrical experience in two parts from The Forest of Arden, written and devised by Eric Berryman, Jen Silverman, and the company of The Forest of Arden, and directed by two-time Tony Award® nominee Michael Arden. From Tony Award-nominated director Michael Arden and the company…

Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces 2021 Season

This summer, rediscover the power of live theatre with a season of three world premieres unlike anything you have experienced before and yet every bit as artistically excellent, culturally rich, and impactful as the work you have come to expect from Williamstown Theatre Festival. Devised by the country’s leading generative theatre artists,…

REVIEW: “The Moors” at Bridge Street Theatre

by Macey Levin Jen Silverman is a very provocative playwright whose plays are set in world wide locations mirroring her own extensive living experiences in other lands.  Silverman’s various styles and themes lend her canon of work a certain amount of intrigue.  That is the case with The Moors currently…

Adventurous Five-Play 2019 Season Announced for Catskill’s Bridge Street Theatre

Catskill’s Bridge Street Theatre is delighted to announce its 2019 line-up of plays – five magnificent and audacious stage works for audiences to savor between April and October.  It includes two world premieres, a Victorian comedy, an American classic and an astounding musical about The Shaggs. “2018 was a year…

REVIEW: “Dangerous House” at the Williamstown Theatre Festival

by Barbara Waldinger South Africa is the ONLY African country where gay marriage is legal.  At the same time, the common South African practice of “corrective rape,”—purportedly intended to turn lesbians straight—goes unprosecuted. This is the background of the taut and powerful drama, Dangerous House by Jen Silverman, the fourth…

Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces 2017 Summer Season

New York, NY (February 9, 2017) – Artistic Director Mandy Greenfield has announced the Williamstown Theatre Festival 2017 Summer Season, the 63rd Season for the Tony® Award-winning theatre company, which will include four world premieres, a new musical, the first production of a WTF commissioned artist, and much more. The season, running from June 27 – August 20,…

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