Playwright Nilaja Sun to Serve as Guest Artist for “Project: Transform” at Hartford Stage

Applications now being accepted from Connecticut high school student writers, actors, rappers, dancers, musicians, poets and artists Hartford, CT – September 26, 2019 – Project: Transform returns to Education @ Hartford Stage this fall, with acclaimed Pike St. playwright, actor and teaching artist Nilaja Sun serving as guest artist. Connecticut high school students with a talent for writing, acting, dancing, music,…

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: “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…

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…

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…