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…

Updates to the Williamstown Theatre Festival’s 2019 Season

  The following have joined WTF’s 2019 Company: Helen Hayes Award winner and Tony and Screen Actors Guild Award nominee Jamey Sheridan(“Homeland”, A Moon for the Misbegotten at WTF) in Grand Horizons, May Calamawy (“Ramy”) in Selling Kabul, Tom Pecinka (The Member of the Wedding at WTF) in Ghosts, and Jeorge Watson (“Luke Cage”) in A Human Being, of a Sort. They join Ellen Barkin, André Braugher, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Mark Feuerstein, Jane Kaczmarek, S. Epatha Merkerson, Thomas Sadoski, Uma…

“The Member of the Wedding” Closes MainStage Season at Williamstown Theatre Festival

Williamstown, MA (August 3, 2018) – Williamstown Theatre Festival (Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Director) announces the third and final Main Stage production of the 2018 season, The Member of the Wedding, which begins performances on Sunday, August 5, and runs through Sunday, August 19. Featuring Roslyn Ruff and Tavi Gevinson, this revival of Carson McCullers‘ beloved play is directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch. On the eve of a family wedding in 1945, housekeeper Berenice Sadie Brown (Ruff) can’t…