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A Look at the Resurgence of Williamstown Theatre Festival

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.20.2015 | Arts
Cara Joy David

Now people are going to say there was no need for Williamstown to make a comeback, because it never went anywhere, but let me lay out my case.

Jessica Stone as Director: Remounting Vanya and More

Cara Joy David | Posted 07.23.2014 | Arts
Cara Joy David

In March 2002, I watched what would become the most controversial play of the season, the short-lived The Smell of the Kill. I don't really remember what I thought of the show in any detail, but I remember one main thing. Sitting there, I thought: "Wow, Jessica Stone is going to get really great reviews." She was so good.

Sigourney Weaver in Christopher Durang's Whimsical Take on Chekhov

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.17.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Whenever I am blue, I can snap out of it conjuring Sigourney Weaver's image as Snow White. That was the take away when I saw Christopher Durang's Chekhovian mash up, Masha, Sonia, Vanya and Spike.

First Nighter: Christopher Durang's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, and What Else Is New?

David Finkle | Posted 01.12.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

There's a huge difference between sketch-writing and playwriting, but Christopher Durang often seems to have trouble remembering what it is.