20 Rare Photos You Need to See from Williamstown Theatre Festival’s 60th Anniversary Book Many Stages

Last updated April 8th, 2015 by BroadwayBox Staff
20 Rare Photos You Need to See from Williamstown Theatre Fe…

The Williamstown Theatre Festival is looking damn good for 60-something. (Must be all that fresh Berkshires air.) To celebrate the 60th birthday of the beloved festival, WTF has published a gorgeous new 350-page coffee table book Many Stages: A Portrait of Williamstown Theatre Festival / The First 60 Years: 1954-2014.

Many Stages- Williamstown

Co-authored by WTF veterans Juliet Flynt, Steve Lawson, and Joan Zegras, Many Stages charts six decades through the eyes of actors, playwrights, artistic leaders, directors, designers and area residents and includes—get ready for it—900 historic photos. Below, BroadwayBox offers a peek at just 20 of them.

2013's Animal Crackers

Williamstown- Animal Crackers
Photo by T. Charles Erickson

Donald Madden in 1979's Arturo Ui

Williamstown- Arturo Ui
Photo by Marcia Johnston

1994’s A Little Night Music

Williamstown- A Little night music
Photo by Richard Feldman

1993’s Madwoman of Chaillot

Williamstown- madwoman of Chaillot
Photo by Richard Feldman

James Snyder in 2013's Johnny Baseball

Williamstown- James Snyder- Johnny Baseball
Photo by T. Charles Erickson

James Naughton & Blythe Danner in 1986’s A Streetcar Named Desire

Williamstown- Blythe Danner- James Naughton- A Streetcar Named Desire
Photo by Bob Marshak

Katie Finneran & Kate Burton in 2000’s Hedda Gabler

Williamstow-Kate Burton- Katie Finneran- Hedda Gabler
Photo by Richard Feldman

1981’s Greeks

Williamstown- Greeks
Photo by Jessica Katz

Dead End

Williamstown- Dead End
Photo by Richard Feldman

Christopher Pine & Cast in 2002’s King Stag

Williamstown-King Stang- Chris Pine
Photo by Alana Quinn

Cherry Jones, Robert Joy, Gwyneth Paltrow, John Seitz, Blythe Danner & Emery Battis in 1994’s The Seagull

Williamstown- The Seagull- Blythe- Gwyneth- Cherry Jones
Photo by Richard Feldman

Michael Ebert & Joyce Ebert 1965’s Cat on a Hot Tin Roof


Chita Rivera & Cast in 2014’s The Visit

Williamstown- Chita Rivera- The Visit
Photo by T. Charles Erickson

Kristine Nielsen in 2011’s She Stoops to Conquer

Williamstown-Kristine Nielsen- She Stoops to Conquer
Photo by T. Charles Erickson

Thornton Wilder, John Cunningham, Sue Ann Gilfillan, Ellen Weston, Nikos Psacharopoulos in 1959’s Our Town

Williamstown- Our Town
Photo by William Tague

The cast of 2014’s Living On Love

Williamstown-Living on Love
Photo by T. Charles Erickson

Kelli O’Hara in 2012’s Far From Heaven

Williamstown- Kelli O'Hara- Far from Heaven
Photo by T. Charles Erickson

1966’s Marat Sade

Williamstown- Marat Sade

2014’s June Moon

Williamstown- June Moon
Photo by T. Charles Erickson

Nikos Psacharopoulos

Nikos Psacharopoulos- Williamstown

Snag your copy of Many Stages today.