Michael McKean Stars in Williamstown's On the Razzle, Beginning Aug. 3

News   Michael McKean Stars in Williamstown's On the Razzle, Beginning Aug. 3 Michael McKean will grace the Mainstage in the Williamstown Theatre Festival production of On the Razzle, Tom Stoppard's take on Austrian playwright Johann Nestroy's 19th century farce, Einen Fux will er sich machen, Aug. 3-14
Michael McKean
Michael McKean

The comedy will be directed by English director David Jones (The Caretaker and No Man's Land on Broadway). The cast also features Margaret Colin as Frau Fischer, John Lavelle as Christopher, Aasif Mandvi as Melchior, Sandra Shipley as Gertrud, Robert Stanton as Weinberl and Corey Brill as Sonders. Rounding out the ensemble are David Abeles, Michael Braun, Colleen Britt, Joe Coffey, Katie Coleman, Erin Felgar, Amber Gray, Van Hansis, Derek Lucci, Cynthia Mace, Kevin McClarnon, Andrew Phifer, Ian Unterman, Amber Voiles, Brenda Wehle, Chandler Williams, Jordan Barbour, Paul Brindley, Jordan Barbour, Paul Brindley, Lauren Ellman, Chris Henry, Sean LaBombard, Keith Lubeley, Erin Roth, Michelle Trachtenberg and Kate Weber.

Einen Fux will er sich machen also inspired Thornton Wilder's The Matchmaker.

The final slot on the Mainstage is American William Inge's classic naturalistic drama Bus Stop. Will Frears (Omnium Gatherum) directs the Aug. 17-28 stay of the tale of a group of misfits and loners temporarily stuck at a roadside diner, to be played by Elizabeth Banks as Cherie, Bill Camp as Dr. Gerald Lyman, Logan Marshall-Green as Bo Decker, Elizabeth Marvel as Grace Hoyland, Laura Heisler as Elma Duckworth, Kristine Nielsen as Grace Hoyland and Daniel Oreskes as Will Masters.

Tickets may be purchased by calling (413) 597-3400 or by visiting the box office in person.

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The remaining WTF 2005 season, in brief, is as follows:

Main Stage Season:


  • On the Razzle by Tom Stoppard, directed by David Jones, Aug. 3 14
  • Bus Stop by William Inge, directed by Will Frears, Aug. 17-28 Nikos Stage Season:


  • The Sugar Syndrome by Lucy Prebble, directed by Maria Mileaf, July 27-Aug. 7
  • Tough Titty by Oni Faida Lampley, Directed by Charles Randolph Wright, Aug. 10-21