REVIEW: “Ghosts” at the Williamstown Theatre Festival

by Roseann Cane Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906), often referred to as the father of realism in modern theater, created a body of work that unflinchingly examined social mores (including marital roles), hypocrisy, religion, and ethics. In his day, theatergoers found themselves shocked and scandalized by the subject matter he explored as he continued to create what…

Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Additional Casting

New York, NY (June 6, 2019) – Williamstown Theatre Festival (Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Director) announces additional casting and full creative teams for productions on the Main Stage and Nikos Stage, as well as summer artist residencies and Fridays@3 programming. Joining the previously announced Main Stage and Nikos Stage casts are: Obie® and Drama Desk® Award winner Deirdre O’Connell (Eternal Sunshine of the…

REVIEW: “Dangerous House” at the Williamstown Theatre Festival

by Barbara Waldinger South Africa is the ONLY African country where gay marriage is legal.  At the same time, the common South African practice of “corrective rape,”—purportedly intended to turn lesbians straight—goes unprosecuted. This is the background of the taut and powerful drama, Dangerous House by Jen Silverman, the fourth and final Nikos Stage production…

Williamstown Theatre Festival Closes Nikos Stage Season with “Dangerous House”

Williamstown, MA (August 8, 2018) – Williamstown Theatre Festival (Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Director) announces the fourth and final Nikos Stage production of the 2018 season, Dangerous House, which begins performances on Wednesday, August 8, and runs through Sunday, August 19. Noxolo (Alfie Fuller) is an aspiring footballer from Cape Town who moved to London for a fresh start.  With the World Cup coming to South Africa…