Phil Kline’s Outdoor Holiday Classic “Unsilent Night” Comes to Ghent, NY, and Williamstown, MA

This December, composer Phil Kline’s mobile surround sound-sculpture UNSILENT NIGHT — a landmark in avant-garde public sound art — takes place in more than 35 cities across the United States, Canada, and Europe. Streets, parks and sidewalks will come alive with “a shimmering sound-wall of bells and chimes that is dreamlike to wander through in the December nip” (The…

Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Jenny Gersten as Interim Artistic Director

WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass., Nov. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — As part of its continued growth and evolution, Williamstown Theatre Festival (WTF) today announced the appointment of Jenny Gersten to the role of Interim Artistic Director. Gersten rejoins the Festival after an eight-year hiatus, bringing a unique combination of a broad Festival knowledge base and fresh, new…

Williamstown Theatre Festival Offers Free In-Person Theatre Workshop

Williamstown Theatre Festival COMMUNITY WORKSIn Person Theatre WorkshopFriday, September 24, 4:30-5:30pmHarper Center, 118 Church St, WilliamstownFREE. Participants must be 18 years & older. Led by Williamstown Theatre Festival Associate Artistic Director Laura Savia, this workshop aims to develop theatrical skills with a focus on self-expression and story-telling!No prior experience is required!…

Williams Limits ’62 Center Building, Events to Masked College Community Members

The students, faculty, and staff of the ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance at Williams College are excited to return to in-person programming with the start of the 2021/2022 academic year. COVID-19, with the Delta variant, remains an urgent health crisis for us all. Out of a preponderance of caution for our…

Final Weekend for ROW at the Williamstown Theatre Festival

Although it is not open for review, Berkshire on Stage’s Barbara Waldinger was warmly welcomed to a performance of ROW at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. Barbara shares: “Thrilling to see ROW.  What a complex undertaking! The set was ingenious, the lighting was spectacular including hauntingly beautiful shadows projected on the…

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 Casting for Community Works Production

Auditions will be held via Zoom on: Friday, April 30 from 5-9pmSunday, May 2 from 5-9pm To sign up for an audition, please fill out this form: forms.gle/voUgiQXqTmWetsUi6 This year, in the spirit of our COMMUNITY WORKS program, Williamstown Theatre Festival is casting several Berkshire-area residents in our upcoming world premiere immersive theatrical…

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