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A Great Wilderness (photo by Alan Alabastro, Courtesy of Seattle Repertory Theatre)

WORLD STAGES: A Great Wilderness: A Staged Reading, Williamstown Theatre Festival (United States)

A man who has devoted his life to counseling teenage boys out of their homosexuality has decided to take on one last client. But when his life and mind begin to unravel, he must confront some demons of his own.

  • Sat., Mar. 22, 2014, 3:00 PM
  • Terrace Gallery
  • Approx. 2 hours
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FREE event, tickets required. Free tickets will be distributed, up to two (2) per person in line, in the States Gallery, approximately 30 minutes prior to the performance. Tickets are subject to availability.

Williamstown Theatre Festival
A Great Wilderness
by Samuel D. Hunter

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At the edge of forced retirement and on the cusp of dementia, Walt--a man who has devoted his life to counseling teenage boys out of their homosexuality--decides to take on one last client at his fellowship camp in the Idaho wilderness. But when tragedy strikes and his life and mind begin to unravel, Walt is forced to confront some demons of his own. Berkshire-based Williamstown Theatre Festival, the 2002 Tony Award winner for Outstanding Regional Theater, brings this riveting new play by Samuel D. Hunter, whose script A Bright New Boise won the 2011 OBIE Playwriting Award, and who is currently a playwright-in-residence at Arena Stage.

In English. Recommended for mature audiences.

Performance Timing: Approximately 2 hours, including one intermission.

Part of WORLD STAGES: International Theater Festival 2014

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