vintage poster from Adams Memorial Theatre













and facing a shorter season than usual, mainly due to budget constraints, according to an article highlighting the approaching season and summarizing WTF’s history.

This is a shorter season than Williamstown audiences are used to — four Main Stage productions instead of five and only three in the Nikos instead of four. The season also is starting two weeks later than usual. And while available space at Williams College for the Festival’s technical and support staff is part of the reason for the late start, the chief reason is the sagging economy, Martin said.

“The only other options we faced were to either significantly trim our production budget or the size of our productions.

“It seemed to me that of all the options, this (a shorter season) was the least noxious.”


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