Lewis Black
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Lewis Black
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
The Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced some special events for its summer line-up.

Comedians Lewis Black and Susie Essman will give special comedy performances on July 9 and 23, respectively.

Black will also host the Festival's Late-Night Cabaret Series, July 12-14 and August 9-11, while Christine Pedi will host the series, July 26-28.

In addition, the Festival will present a special reading of Dustin Lance Black's political docudrama 8, presented in partnership with Broadway Impact as a benefit for the American Foundation for Equal Rights, at 7:30pm on Monday, August 6. Casting will be announced at a later date.

For TheaterMania's previous story on the Festival, click here.

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