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…

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…

Williams College Theatre Department Presents “In the Room” Theatre Majors’ Workshop Series

Williams College Theatre Department presents In the RoomTheatre majors’ workshop seriesMar 4 & 5 | 7:30 PM | Directing Studio | FreeMar 5 | 2:00 PM | Directing Studio | FreeMar 6 | 5:00 PM | Directing Studio | Free In The Room is a new 2-program workshop series made by our Theatre majors as a way to experiment with the many shapes…

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