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Williamstown Theatre Festival

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Address: Williamstown, MA
Phone Number: 4134583200
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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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Not a bad seat in the house

This summer theatre draws name talent for on the stage as well as for the design and production staff.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 21, 2015
1hbs1961
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Weehawken, New Jersey

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Weehawken, New Jersey
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60 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

This summer theatre draws name talent for on the stage as well as for the design and production staff.

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Grafton, New York
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

I recently attended a performance of Paradise Blue at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. This was my first time there, even though we live 15 miles away. I'm newly retired and this visit convinced me I'll be making many more trips across the Petersburgh Pass to attend future plays. Hard to believe such a gem exists in this small college town.... More 

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Homer
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317 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

This was our first time to WTF, something we've been planning for several years. As avid theater enthusiasts we are accustomed to a wide variety of shows from college stage to Broadway. As 'techies' the only shows we really enjoy are those providing the highest quality of sound and lighting which only then allows us to focus undistracted on the... More 

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Franklin Square, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Beautiful landmark in this area. Great college town with a FREE museum. Saw Andy Warhol exhibit for no charge.

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Thank DennisBeatleboy
Short Hills, New Jersey
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54 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 via mobile

The theaters at Williams College are beautiful and the talent (both on the stage and behind the scenes) is terrific. We regularly see productions in NYC and thus have high standards and are easily disappointed when productions are not first rate. With 100 percent confidence - I can enthusiastically recommend a trip to see productions on the stages at the... More 

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Albany, New York
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187 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We recently attended a production at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. We were in the main theatre and it is beautiful! The production was very good too.

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Thank Bourlinguer60
Boca Raton, FL
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Two stages play traditional and experimental plays. Choose a well-known play or try something new by upcoming playwrights. Either way, you'll have a great theatrical experience.

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Delmar, New York, United States
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We like the ability to see interesting and diverse productions. Because it's a festival, there is a sense of the audience contributing preparing a show for a possible moves to a bigger venue. It's also fun to see established actors like Audra MacDonald in this intimate setting. We've also seen actors just getting started like Mamie Gummer.

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Thank Mark K
New York City, New York
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I love theater, and have know about WTF for years but had never been. We went this summer and had a WONDERFUL time. Why? - The theaters are beautiful, in a beautiful building, in a beautiful place - There are plenty of non-theater things to do nearby - Lots of great restaurants within walking distance - Affordable - Fast drive... More 

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Thank Tom M
Boston, Massachusetts
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169 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This was our second year attending the festival, last year we saw two shows ("Living on Love" and "Fool For Love") that both went on to B'way (First one played earlier this year, second one opens in the fall). This past weekend we saw "An Intervention" (with Justin Long) and "Moon for the Misbegotten" (Eugene O'Neill play starring Audra McDonald).... More 

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