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Williamstown Theatre Festival

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Address: Williamstown, MA
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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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Saw 3 productions previous year

Cute little theatre, nice venue for older or college crowd. We were fortunate to find his while visiting the Art Museum-have never been disappointed at a production yet!

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 31, 2013
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Albany, New York, United States
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Albany, New York, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

Cute little theatre, nice venue for older or college crowd. We were fortunate to find his while visiting the Art Museum-have never been disappointed at a production yet!

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Williamstown, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

Amazing quality talent in a beautiful corner of the US. Stars from NYC and LA come for the theatre, and you can often see them out for dinner or drinks. But play it cool. The locals do and that's why such great actors/writers/directors keep coming back.

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Riverside
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

The Williamstown Theatre Festival is a special time in a beautiful setting. The theaters are beautiful, the cast great with experienced actors and newcomers, and they do some great plays. If you can get to Williamstown, this is part of a great way to spend a few days in the summer.

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Scarsdale, NY
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2012

Loved the play, the actors' body language, staging, believability. We disliked some of the direction: actors sometimes facing back of the stage giving inaudible speeches.

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Boston, MA
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16 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

I've been going to the WTF since I was a child (grew up in the Berkshires) and think that it's amazing that, summer after summer, the theater is able to produce edgy, creative work. Production values rival Broadway and the West End and the collection of actors, designers, directors, etc are amazing. And, the Festival has a great educaitonal component... More 

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Schenectady, New York
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85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

I've thoroughly enjoyed everything I've seen here, on both the main stage and in the more intimate Nikos Theater. The acting is always superb, regardless of who's in the cast; productions often feature really big stars of the stage, with major film credits, because Williamstown is conveniently close to NYC, in the beautiful Berkshires, where performers and audience members alike... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

Williamstown Theatre Festival puts on amazing productions in great venues on the campus of Williams College. Outstanding actors and always amazing sets. A must on the to do list if you are in the Berkshires.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2012

I can't recommend the festival enough. If you love theater, this is a wonderful place to be. It's obviously a close-knit community, so it's more laid back than NYC, which I appreciated. Yet, the caliber of production is equal to anywhere in the world.

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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

We were thrilled to get tickets for The Elephant Man and we were not disappointed. Top notch acting, beautiful set design, lighting, and costumes. A very intimate and comfortable experience.

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Long Beach, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

Williamstown Theater Festival is great. Top talent and top production values. As good as it gets. Professional in all respects. Good location, easy parking and a great venue

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