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Williamstown Theatre Festival

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Address: Williamstown, MA
Phone Number: 4134583200
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Description: This famous theater, located in the Berkshires, presents several...
This famous theater, located in the Berkshires, presents several productions each summer.
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I can’t think of a single reason to take away a star from my first attendance to a play at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. Unless I want to complain that the air conditioning... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Clifton Park, NY

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Clifton Park, NY
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

I can’t think of a single reason to take away a star from my first attendance to a play at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. Unless I want to complain that the air conditioning started getting too cold halfway through the second act following intermission. It’s a beautiful building from the outside and inside and was built in 2005. Parking is... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

We were looking forward to see this play with Kyra Sedgwick but were somewhat disappointed by the production - however, the theatre itself is beautiful as is the neighboring campus for Williams College...... I would go again for another production.

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North Branford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I attended a play at the Williamstown Theatre Festival and throughly enjoyed the play. Williamstown is a quaint area filled with culture and charm. The building is beautiful with great architecture. My only (and it is a big one) concern is the lack of accessibility. Our group consisted of two wheelchair users. Considering the level of knowledge and wisdom behind... More 

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New York
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The quality of the theatre experience is top notch at Williamstown. Production qualities are as good as you can find anywhere -- and the top shelf casting is so unique for a summer festival. It's no wonder why so many of the shows from here find their way to nyc. Two bits of audience advice: get to to the theatre... More 

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Suburb of Houston
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25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The layout of the lobby of this venue is so chaotic that unless they make some changes, I will not return, no matter how compelling the performance. The lobby is extremely small and filled with vendors of merchandise and refreshments. There is hardly room to move around, and yet there is a huge popcorn machine cluttering up the lobby. There... More 

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New York City, New York
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39 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Williamstown is a lovely small New England college town. The Theater is lovely and has very high quality performances with name actors.

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Fishkill
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

When you visit Williamstown, MA there will be several worthwhile sites for you to visit. They include the world renown Clark Institute of Art, Williams College, The Orchards Hotel, Main Street, and the Williamstown Theatre Festival. It offers live stage performances of high quality. Select a show that interests you and you will have a rewarding evening!

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ny
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

and it did live up to all the great things I've heard! My friend and I saw a play, stayed at a local B & B within walking distance. Had dinner and went to the Clark Art Museum on our way home. We are planning a repeat trip this year! So many great choices of plays, and it's an intimate... More 

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tristate NYC area
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127 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I have seen several plays at this venue over the last few summers and highly recommend it. Cat on a hot tin roof with Sam Rockwell and The Visit with Chita Rivera come to mind. The theatre is attractive, has a small snack bar at the entrance and offers ample parking all around the campus. A very personable policeman ensures... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

On a recent visit to picturesque Williamstown, I attended the 2014 edition of the Williamstown Theatre Festival. I had the pleasure of seeing June Moon, a comedic play about the Tin Pan Alley era (this play originally premiered on Broadway in 1929). June Moon is essentially a hybrid of a musical and a comedy; while songs do not dominate the... More 

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Address: Williamstown, MA
Phone Number: 4134583200
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Williamstown

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