Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Winner of 2023 L. Arnold Weissberger New Play Award

Williamstown Theatre Festival is pleased to announce Clarence Coo as the recipient of the 2023 L. Arnold Weissberger New Play Award for his play Chapters of a Floating Life. Coo will receive the $10,000 award and the accompanying $10,000 Jay Harris Commission to write a new play. The play will also receive a…

Williamstown Theatre Festival Brings Staged Reading to The Clark

ONE PERFORMANCE ONLY!ED NAPIER’S MUSIC LESSONS December 4 at 2:00 PMClark Art Institute’s auditorium As part of the Williamstown Holiday Walk festivities and the Clark‘s “First Sunday Free” program, Williamstown Theatre Festival is thrilled to announce a special one-day-only performance of Ed Napier‘s Music Lessons. Tracing his years of voice and theater training with two…

REVIEW: “we are continuous” at the Williamstown Theatre Festival

by Roseann Cane “So many plays in the HIV/AIDS theatrical canon are about white gay men and death and dying. I wanted to add something Black and gay and full of hope. we are continuous is my contribution.”  –Harrison David Rivers The phenomenon is all too familiar. We all know…

Fellowship Directing Workshop Production at the Williams

The Boris Sagal Fellowship was established in 1987 by WTF Trustee Emeritus Marge Champion in memory of her late husband and is awarded to a director with significant experience who is making the transition to a professional career. Jean Carlo Yunén, recipient of the 2022 Sagal Fellowship, will direct a workshop production of The…

REVIEW: “Most Happy in Concert” at the Williamstown Theatre Festival

by Roseann Cane Writing this review may prove to be among the most unpleasant tasks I’ve experienced in quite some time. The Most Happy Fella is one of my favorite musicals. I’m but one of many people who consider it Frank Loesser’s masterpiece.  Unlike other musicals by Loesser (which include…

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…

How to Start a Play: A Free Playwriting Workshop at Williamstown Theatre Festival

Wednesday, June 22, 4:00-5:30 PM ET Are you a seasoned playwright looking for that spark to start a new play? Are you someone who has never tried playwriting but wants to explore? Are you a writer of another discipline looking to stretch your literary skills? Join local artist and educator Kori…

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…

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