REVIEW: “Tell Me I’m Not Crazy” at the Williamstown Theatre Festival

by Barbara Waldinger Gun control, stay-at-home fathers, working mothers, breast feeding,  immigration, fear of “the other,” white rage, forced retirement, a young child acting out, home invasions.  These are only a few of the contemporary hot-button issues raised in Sharon Rothstein’s world premiere comedy, Tell Me I’m Not Crazy, directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel at…

“Tell Me I’m Not Crazy” Opens at Williamstown Theatre Festival

Williamstown. MA (July 24, 2019) – Williamstown Theatre Festival (Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Director) announces the beginning of performances of the world premiere of Tell Me I’m Not Crazy by Sharyn Rothstein, directed by Moritz von Stuelpnagel, and featuring Mark Blum, Mark Feuerstein, Jane Kaczmarek, and Nicole Villamil.   Tell Me I’m Not Crazy begins performances…

Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces 2019 Season

A RAISIN IN THE SUN By Lorraine Hansberry  Directed by Robert O’Hara Featuring Francois Battiste and S. Epatha Merkerson Lorraine Hansberry’s fearless interrogation of hope in the face of racial and economic strife in America is as powerful today as when it premiered 60 years ago on Broadway. JUNE 25 – JULY 13  |  MAIN STAGE MORE INFORMATION GRAND HORIZONS…

Third Annual Berkshire Theatre Awards Winners Announced

Williamstown Theatre Festival and Barrington Stage Company Take Top Honors At an SRO ceremony held at Zion Lutheran Church in Pittsfield, the Board of the Berkshire Theatre Critics Association presented the Berkshire Theatre Awards on the evening of Monday, November 12, 2018. This was the third year the awards have been presented to honor and…

REVIEW: “Seared” at the Williamstown Theatre Festival

by Barbara Waldinger Wilted spinach salad with warm bacon dressing; seared wild salmon with a Bengali onion chutney; seared asparagus with olive oil, salt and pepper; gnocchi, pork belly sliders, scallops. . . This is not a restaurant menu but rather a gustatory appreciation of Theresa Rebeck’s Seared at Williamstown Theatre Festival. Accolades to every…

Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Opening of “Seared”

Williamstown, MA (July 25, 2018) – Williamstown Theatre Festival (Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Director) announces the first performance of the third Nikos Stage production of the 2018 season, the new comedy Seared (July 25-August 4), on Wednesday, July 25that 7:30 pm. Tony nominee Moritz von Stuelpnagel directs this new fit-for-foodies comedy, by critically-acclaimed playwright Theresa Rebeck, which grapples with the intersection of creativity and commerce. Chef Harry (Hoon Lee) is a genius in the kitchen;…

Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces 2018 Season

  THE CLOSET JUNE 26 – JULY 14 | MAIN STAGE 2018 SEASON A WORLD PREMIERE COMEDY by Douglas Carter Beane directed by Mark Brokaw Tony Award winner, Golden Globe and Emmy nominee Matthew Broderick stars in this world premiere comedy by Douglas Carter Beane, inspired by Le Placard, the French comedy by Academy Award nominee Francis Veber.Martin O’Reilly (Broderick) is stuck…