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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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We gorged on two performances in two days. Wendy Wasserstein revival of 'An American Daughter' was masterful and seemed not to have aged in the 20 years since it laid out the... read more

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Westbrook
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We gorged on two performances in two days. Wendy Wasserstein revival of 'An American Daughter' was masterful and seemed not to have aged in the 20 years since it laid out the problems of a woman being taken seriously and still being a woman. But the new two-person play about a couple facing the final good bye was the epitome... More 

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Framingham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our first time in Williamstown and it is a lovely college town. The theatre is first class in its quality and the performance we saw was most enjoyable.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good location for plays. Very cold air conditioning. Romance Novels for Dummies was not good. See another choice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We saw two terrific shows with top notch acting. Celebrity sightings both in the shows and at the local restaurants. Good dining options but not much else to do in town. Great weekend trip with family or friends.

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Forest Hills, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing to see Broadway actors like Brenden F. O'Byrne and Leila Robbins in a small theatre in a new exciting play. Or see Marisa Tormei in a crackling production of a Tennessee Williams Classic. Always something good to see at Williamstown Theatre Festival

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Each time I attend this theater in my home town I am dismayed that the audience is primarily out of towners. Affordable, enjoyable, and right in my back yard. So far the plays I have attended this year have been top notch. Famous actors mixed with locals and apprentices have captivated me at each performance. There isn't a bad seat... More 

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Princeton NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This large, comfortable, and attractive theater offers a variety of productions--from free readings of plays not yet in production, to premieres of plays by young playwrights, to revivals of classics such as The Rose Tattoo. I just participated in a weekend trip sponsored by the Princeton Adult School and the McCarter Theater that included 2 plays and one reading, as... More 

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Hanover, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Williamstown Theatre Festival is something we look forward to every year! We just returned from our annual visit. Williamstown is a beautiful area with lots to do. The plays are always enjoyable. This year we saw The Rose Tattoo with Maria Tomei which was excellent. It was a great performance with a wonderful cast. . We also saw The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Our annual visit to the Berkshires would not be complete without seeing at least one play. The surroundings are lovely and theatre is top notch. We just saw Marisa Tomei in The Rose Tattoo and it was a fabulous performance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

One of the great summer theatre venues in the country - saw two wonderful plays during our visit - The Rose Tattoo with Marisa Tomei (some parts good but the rest so-so) and a new play Cost of Living, a moving stirring and stunning piece of theater!

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