REVIEW: “Man of God” at the Williamstown Theatre Festival

by Jeannie Marlin Woods MAN OF GOD by Anna Ouyang Moench, currently on the Nikos Stage at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, is an astonishing theatrical adventure. With a burst of K-Pop music, the lights come up on a hotel room in Bangkok and four Korean-American teenagers in a super big…

Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Fridays@3 Reading Series

Williamstown Theatre Festival’s Fridays@3 reading series is a renowned program for the development and discovery of new work! The 2022 Fridays@3 readings will happen throughout the season. Spend the afternoon up close and personal with a play in development, read by brilliant actors! All Fridays@3 readings take place on the…

Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Six-Week 2022 Season

The 2022 Williamstown Theatre Festival season promises laughs, singing, and introspection, including a thrilling new suspense comedy, a disarmingly personal and intimate WTF-commissioned world premiere play, and a musical concert event celebrating Frank Loesser’s magnificent score from The Most Happy Fella, retold with dazzling new orchestrations.  Scroll to learn more! MUSICAL EVENT: MOST HAPPY FELLA IN…

REVIEW: “Tell Me I’m Not Crazy” at the Williamstown Theatre Festival

by Barbara Waldinger Gun control, stay-at-home fathers, working mothers, breast feeding,  immigration, fear of “the other,” white rage, forced retirement, a young child acting out, home invasions.  These are only a few of the contemporary hot-button issues raised in Sharon Rothstein’s world premiere comedy, Tell Me I’m Not Crazy, directed…

Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces 2019 Season

A RAISIN IN THE SUN By Lorraine Hansberry  Directed by Robert O’Hara Featuring Francois Battiste and S. Epatha Merkerson Lorraine Hansberry’s fearless interrogation of hope in the face of racial and economic strife in America is as powerful today as when it premiered 60 years ago on Broadway. JUNE 25 – JULY 13  |  MAIN…

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…

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