On Sunday, April 24 you can see why ‘The Cripple Of Inishmaan’ is no ordinary coming of age story. The Town Players show that playwright Martin McDonagh is master of the deepest, darkest and most powerful humor.
“The story of a young Madame Tussaud finding her voice and stepping into her role as a political artist is an audience favorite,” says Kristen van Ginhoven, who is currently preparing the new play “Waxworks” at Williams College with the students of the Theatre Department.
This week, “Living Together” begins the three part tale of the Norman Conquests in Vermont, a collaboration between three of Vermont’s professional theatre companies.
Over chicken Marsala and linguine, guests at the home of J.P. Morgan’s sister will attempt to deduce exactly what happened and who-done-it without losing their sense of decorum. It promises to be a killer evening.
Diversity and excellence are the concepts guiding the WIlliamstown Theatre Festival’s 2016 season under Mandy Greeenfield.
“Wallflower” highlights: “In The Dust,” choreographed by Dawn Lane, and the return of Scott Thomas, CATA’s own standup comedian. Local actors Diane Prusha and Barby Cardillo direct CATA’s Shakespeare’s Players in a riff on the audition process, while troubadour JoAnne Spies premieres a new song inspired by hundreds of encounters with elders from Berkshire Healthcare residences.
Marin Yvonne Ireland is an American film, stage and television actress who often gets cast as a weirdo, a terrorist, or someone who gargles her words. “But I am never typecast,” she says confidently, “I get to play all kinds of crazy,” as in this homage to hard work.