Williams Theatre Department Presents “The Green Room” with Robert O’Hara

Williams Theatre DepartmentpresentsThe Green Room withRobert O’HaraWorld-renowned Playwright and DirectorMay 1 | 3 PM | Virtual | Free The series has been established by Omar Sangare, Chair and Professor of Theatre. Robert O’Hara, world-renowned playwright and director, will speak to students about his career and work exploring sexual and racial identities. Robert O’Hara has received…

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,…

Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces 2020 Summer Season

LINE-UP INCLUDES FOUR WORLD PREMIERE PLAYS, A WORLD PREMIERE MUSICAL, A NEW PRODUCTION OF TENNESSEE WILLIAMS’ “A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE” DIRECTED BY ROBERT O’HARA, AND A NEW PRODUCTION OF ANNA ZIEGLER’S “PHOTOGRAPH 51” DIRECTED BY SUSAN STROMAN SEASON TO INCLUDE AUDRA MCDONALD, KATE BURTON, CARLA GUGINO, TAYLOR SCHILLING, SHAKINA NAYFACK,…

REVIEW: “A Raisin in the Sun” at the Williamstown Theatre Festival

by Barbara Waldinger What is the purpose of producing a classic play that has already been revived many times onstage and on film?  Some people say that it’s to give a new generation of theatregoers the opportunity to see an important work.  Others insist that it’s to give a director…

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…

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