Williams Fest to be Filled with Unusual Stagings

Cape Cod Online - Mixing Tennessee Williams and Williams Shakespeare at a Provincetown festival next fall will include a South African “Hamlet” performed as “a tragedy at sea” in a shallow tank of water at Fisherman’s Wharf, and “Pericles” staged on a historic fishing schooner.

Other works: "The 2017 Hotel Plays," scenes from Williams and Shakespeare works staged throughout various rooms of the historic Gifford House by the Spectrum Theatre Ensemble from Providence; a fusion of Shakespeare's clowning and Williams' grotesque humor called "Dumb Show and Noise" featuring Cape-based professional clown Jay Stewart and Mike Smith; and what officials describe as "a lovely and lunatic" staging of the Williams one-act "The Gnädiges Fräulein" from Texas Tech University, directed by festival executive director Jef Hall-Flavin

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