Fifth of July Added to Williamstown Season; Terry Kinney to Direct

News   Fifth of July Added to Williamstown Season; Terry Kinney to Direct
Tony-nominated actor and director Terry Kinney will direct Lanford Wilson’s Fifth of July as part of the summer season at the Williamstown Theatre Festival.
Terry Kinney
Terry Kinney

Kinney, who staged Neil LaBute's Reasons to Be Pretty on Broadway, will helm the production that is set to run Aug. 11-22 as the final production of the season on the WTF main stage. Fifth of July will be a co-production with the Bay Street Theatre. "In Fifth of July," press notes state, "as friends and family gather to remember a lost loved one, a group of thirty-something prodigals from the rebellious post-Vietnam generation return to their rural Missouri home, finding themselves older and wiser, but devoid of dreams. Long-buried rivalries and burning secrets reignite on a late summer evening as this motley tribe struggles to adapt to the changes wrought in their lives."

Previously announced main stage productions include A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (June 30-July 11); Our Town (July 28-Aug. 8) and one additional main stage show will be announced.

The Nikos Stage will host It's Jewdy's Show! (June 23-July 4), After the Revolution and Samuel J. and K.

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