A Painted Window 01/26–02/26Buy Tickets
Williamston Theatre starts 2017 with the world premiere of A Painted Window by Christy Hall. Performances begin Thursday, January 26 and run through Sunday, February 26.
A Painted Window begins with five preview performances starting Thursday, January 26. During the first four previews audience members will have the opportunity to take part in the process of creating a show by participating in a talkback session with the director and playwright following each performance. The official opening night is Friday, February 3 at eight o’clock with the show scheduled to run through Sunday, February 26. Performances will run Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at eight o’clock and Sunday matinees at two o’clock with additional three o’clock matinees on Saturdays starting February 4. The Conversation Sunday for A Painted Window is Sunday, February 19.
Tickets are Pay-What-You-Can for the preview on Thursday, January 26. Remaining preview tickets are still $15.00! Starting opening night, adult tickets prices are $30.00 for Friday and Saturday evenings, $27.00 for Saturday and Sunday matinees and $25.00 for Thursday evenings. Senior citizens (65 and older) and members of the military receive a $2 discount on all tickets. Student tickets (with a valid student ID) remain $10 for all performances. Discounts are also available for groups of 10 or more (booked at least 1 week in advance through the box office). Tickets can be purchased Tuesday – Friday from 12-6pm by calling (517) 655-SHOW (7469) or by visiting the box office, and ordered on-line up until 1 1/2 hours prior to the performance by visiting www.williamstontheatre.org. Please be aware that payment is required at the time the reservation is made.
How deep do the bonds of sisterhood go? A Painted Window catalogues the reunion of two sisters, Josephine and Sylvia, that used to giggle together late at night, yet now stand worlds apart. Forced to move in together after decades of estrangement, the two women struggle to reconcile their past, navigate the present and plan their future. A Painted Window is a beautifully crafted play about family, loss, regret and the staggering power of fear, but it’s also a keen dissection of identity, classism, racism, and the havoc that consumerism, greed, and entitlement have wreaked on the American Dream. Ultimately, though, this is a play about love.