Williamstown's Mother of Invention Ends Run July 27

News   Williamstown's Mother of Invention Ends Run July 27 The Williamstown Theatre Festival's presentation of Mother of Invention by Alexandra Gersten-Vassilaros, will conclude July 27. The new play began performances on the Nikos Stage July 16.

Bob Dishy, Matt McGrath, Lisa Benavides, Adam Rothenberg and Estelle Parsons heed the direction of Nicholas Martin. Parsons plays an alcoholic mother with no sense of self. Benavides is a 15-year-old girl obsessed with her breasts and older men. And Dishy is an old man who's been dying for 10 years. Together with a cop, a poet and an Equadorian maid, they populate the play by Gersten-Vassilaros, who co-wrote with Theresa Rebeck Omnium-Gatherum, soon to come to Off-Broadway.

Martin is the artistic director of Boston's Huntington Theatre Company and a frequent Williamstown visitor.

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The remaining Williamstown schedule, at a glance, runs as follows:

Main Stage:
Under Milk Wood, July 23-Aug. 3
Travesties, Aug. 6-17
An Enemy of the People, Aug. 20-24 Nikos Stage:
Berkshire Village Idiot, July 30-Aug. 10
The Chekhov Cycle, Aug. 12-17