REVIEW: “Actually” in Williamstown

by Gail M. Burns Two first-year students at Princeton, Thomas Anthony (Joshua Boone) and Amber Cohen (Alexandra Socha). Thomas is black and a talented piano player. Amber is a white and Jewish, and a bundle of conflicting ambitions and desires. Both are eighteen. Legally, they are adults, but as we listen to the stories they…

“Actually” Opens at Williamstown Before NYC Production

Williamstown, MA (August 10, 2017) – The Williamstown Theatre Festival, (Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Director), hosts the opening night of their fourth Nikos Stage production of the 2017 season Saturday, August 12 at 8:00 pm with Actually (August 9—20), which is a co-world premiere with Geffen Playhouse. Amber (Alexandra Socha) and Tom (Joshua Boone) are freshmen at Princeton University, where their experiences so…

“Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow” Opens in Williamstown

Williamstown, MA (July 26, 2017) – Williamstown Theatre Festival (Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Director) announces the first performance of the third Nikos Stage production of the 2017 season Wednesday, July 26 at 7:30 pm with the world premiere of Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow (July 26—August 6). You’ve known Olga, Masha, and Irina for nearly 117 years. But this summer, they are, like,…

REVIEW: “Where Storms Are Born” at Williamstown

Weathering Family Storms by Barbara Waldinger The 2017 season underlines Williamstown Theatre Festival’s commitment to new work.  Six of the seven plays at the Festival are new or world premiere plays.   Artistic Director Mandy Greenfield, who connects playwrights with directors, actors and designers, invited established playwright Harrison David Rivers to join the Festival in 2016…

“Where Storms Are Born” Opens In Williamstown

Williamstown, MA (July 12, 2017) – Williamstown Theatre Festival (Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Director) announces the first performance of their second Nikos Stage production of the 2017 season Wednesday, July 12 at 7:30pm with the world premiere of Where Storms Are Born (July 12–23). Mourning the loss of her elder son Myles (LeRoy McClain), Bethea (Myra…

Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Additional Events & Casting

  Williamstown, MA (May 22, 2017) – Williamstown Theatre Festival (Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Director) has announced Make Someone Happy with Kelli O’Hara, a benefit concert supporting musical theatre development at WTF, for one night only, Monday, July 24 on the Main Stage. Established as one of Broadway’s contemporary leading ladies, Tony Award winner Kelli O’Hara…