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Nikos Stage for 2014

Williamtown Theatre Festival Update

By: WTF - 02/27/2014

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Pigpen Theatre Company headed to Williamstown.
Pigpen Theatre Company headed to Williamstown.
Playwright Samuel D. Hunter.
Playwright Samuel D. Hunter.

A GREAT WILDERNESS
July 9 – 20, 2014
By Samuel D. Hunter
EAST COAST PREMIERE

After decades as the gentle-natured leader of a Christian retreat that endeavors to “cure” gay teens, Walt is packing up his life and preparing for a reluctant retirement. But when his final client quietly disappears into the remote Idaho wilderness, Walt discovers that his previously unwavering moral compass no longer points the way. With profound humanity and subtlety, Obie Award-winning playwright Samuel D. Hunter navigates complex moral terrain, exploring the shifting motives and inconstant strength of our personal convictions.

THE OLD MAN AND THE OLD MOON
A PLAY WITH MUSIC
August 6 – 17, 2014
by PigPen Theatre Co.
Directed by Stuart Carden and PigPen Theatre Co.

 The endlessly imaginative PigPen Theatre Co. comes to Williamstown with a luminously lo-fi spectacle that elevates traditional storytelling to high art.  Their fantastical, song-filled tale takes us to the end of the world when an old man abandons his duty of filling the moon with liquid light to search for his missing wife.  With a rollicking array of ever-changing characters, inventive theatrical effects, and an infectious contemporary folk sound, these seven young actor musicians transform the seemingly ordinary into sheer wonder.

 

 

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