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Among the works featured at the Williamstown Theatre Festival this summer was Kander and Ebb’s musical THE VISIT.  I saw the last performance a week ago.  374 more words

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Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: 'The Visit' Is Revived as a Musical

Dark, depressing and downbeat as Dante’s Inferno, Swiss playwright Friedrich Dürrenmatt’s stinging drama The Visit has intrigued producers ever since its initial New York premiere electrified Broadway in 1958 with Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne making theatre history. 838 more words

John Doyle, Chita Rivera, Roger Rees all excited by the Kander-Ebb musical, 'The Visit' at WTF

Just Visiting or headed for Broadway?
Preview of The Visit by Larry Murray

There’s a lot going for the Kander and Ebb musical The Visit… 658 more words


Brilliant production of Sam Shepard's "Fool for Love" at Williamstown Theatre Festival

While Rockwell and Arianda are at the center of the play, Weiss and Abbott are also vital to the telling of the tale. I found Abbott breathtakingly inert, literally nothing but the unwilling audience May and Eddie require to allow them, and their stories, exist. 1,050 more words


Renée Fleming Makes Her Acting Debut in 'Living on Love'

For me, summer officially arrives when I follow the sandals, Polos and Liberty blouses to the rolling green foothills of the Berkshires and file through the doors of the Williamstown Theatre Festival. 929 more words

"Living on Love" brings classy comedy to Williamstown Theatre Festival

Larry: Judging from the audience’s reaction, these two song and dance men just about upstaged everyone whenever they were on stage. Kathleen Marshall had them clear away each scene as they reset it for the next with some of the cleverest (and musical) moments ever seen in a comedy. 1,145 more words


"A Great Wilderness" at WTF: A story about evangelicals who think they can 'pray the Gay away'

Lost in “A Great Wilderness” at Williamstown Theatre Festival
Theatre Review by Gail M. Burns and Larry Murray

Larry Murray: If the purpose of this play is to evoke a visceral reacion, it has succeeded beyond the playwright’s wildest dreams. 1,974 more words