Laura Benanti and Ashley Park
(Photos: Tricia Baron for Williamstown Theatre Festival)
Williamstown Theatre Festival celebrated its annual gala on February 10 at Tao Downtown, on the same day it announced its 2020 production season (which includes an Audra McDonald-led revival of A Streetcar Named Desire). The gala honored venture capitalist Bo Peabody and his wife Katherine; Bo is a former WTF board member, Katherine is a current WTF board member. The attendees list included Laura Benanti, Ashley Park, Carla Gugino, Bobby Cannavale and Brian Stokes Mitchell. Park and Benanti also performed. WTF—located in Williamstown, Massachusetts—is the recipient of the 2002 Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theater. This season, three of its productions have moved to Broadway: The Sound Inside, The Rose Tattoo and Grand Horizons.