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Williamstown Theatre Festival

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Address: Williamstown, MA
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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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Summer theatre gem!

I saw two productions at the Williamstown Theatre Festival: An American Daughter and The Rose Tattoo. Both were excellent. In the lobby of the theatre, there are photos from past... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2017

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29 reviews
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

I saw two productions at the Williamstown Theatre Festival: An American Daughter and The Rose Tattoo. Both were excellent. In the lobby of the theatre, there are photos from past productions going back over sixty summers; it’s fun to see how many famous faces you can pick out. There’s free parking in the garage behind the theatre building. WTF is... More 

Thank Rymerglass
Cheshire, Massachusetts
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35 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Summer Stock in Williamstown used be HOT. Richard Chamberlain., Blythe Danner and their ilk were the talk of the town in the former building. It had class and mystique. Many moons have passed since there has been a real "Broadway-type' of performance. This theatre is NOT for the disabled or handicapped. It is glass and square and cold. The seating... More 

Thank gnaturecenter
Pompton Plains, New Jersey
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

With two venues in one modern building, this great troupe of actors provides Bway-worthy performances. We saw a Wendy Wasserstein play, An American Daughter, and enjoyed it thoroughly. One caveat: arrive early because parking on site is limited to a two-deck garage. On sellout nights, its absolutely full. We finally parked in restricted spot and left immediately to get out... More 

Thank JimandPhyllis3636
New York City, New York
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47 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

My wife and I saw a revival of Wendy Wasserstein's "An American Daughter" here. The production was excellent, but one visit is not enough for me vouch for how consistent the quality is. What I can say is that the theatre is modern, well-kept, and comfortable (with far more legroom than at most Broadway theatres). There is also ample free... More 

Thank JMBnyc
Brooklyn, New York
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430 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

The theater is set in a gorgeous setting in beautiful Williamstown, MA. The theater is part of Williams College and the large building also houses the school of theater and performance arts.There are two theaters in the building, the main stage for larger productions and a smaller theater for more intimate shows. Both theaters are gorgeous with unobstructed site lines... More 

Thank ronco0807
Farmington, Connecticut
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

My husband and I have been coming to this theatre festival for about 20 years. We drive up from Connecticut at least once a summer. There have been some good shows and some great shows over the years. It's clearly a place that TV, movie and Broadway actors love to come to in the summer, so we've been privileged to... More 

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313 reviews
174 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

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 

Thank eitravel76
Framingham, Massachusetts
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

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.

Thank manelis711
West Palm Beach, Florida
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603 reviews
204 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

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

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Reviewed 27 July 2016 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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