Festival-goers from 35 states and around the world came to Ptown Sept 21-24. From our whole staff: Thank you for believing in us and supporting us.
Go Carte Blanche in 2018
Now on sale! Lock in next September's plans early. Passholders enjoy seating advantages, free entry to parties, and easy ticket exchanges.
Festival in the News
Click here for our 2017 coverage in the Boston Globe, Washington Post, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Huffington Post, American Theater Magazine, and more!
Boston Globe feature
Since, as Loren King writes: "Williams is often referred to as the American Shakespeare," the 2017 pairing of the two visionaries "could not be more apt."
Washington Post Review
"Ten Blocks" toured the Midwest, Northeast, and Mid-Atlantic. Read the Post's review of their performance outside the National Building Museum.
The Hotel Plays 2017
A Festival legacy continued this year with scenes by the Providence-based Spectrum Theatre Ensemble, in association with Trinity Rep.
News from Turkey
At Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey, American and South African performers rehearsed "Antony and Cleopatra" alongside Turkish undergrads.
Renowned dramaturg and scholar Felicia Hardison Londré joined the Tennessee Williams Institute this year and lent her expertise in Shakespeare studies.
Honoring Michael Kahn
Theater Director Michael Kahn is the first recipient of the TENN Award for his lifelong commitment to Tennessee Williams and Shakespeare.