The cabaret will be directed by Sam Breslin Wright, with musical direction by Kris Kuskul. In addition to the aforementioned performers, all of whom are appearing in the festival's mainstage shows, the cabaret will feature members of the festival's non-Equity and apprentice companies; a second edition, with a different line-up of performers, will be presented August 10-12.
In other Williamstown news, complete casting has been announced for the Mainstage production of Tennessee Williams' Sweet Bird of Youth (July 19-30), to be directed by David Jones. In addition to previously announced stars Margaret Colin (Princess Kosmonopolis), Derek Cecil (Chance Wayne), Gerry Bamman (Boss Finley), and Beth Fowler (Aunt Nonnie), the show will feature Betsy Aidem (Miss Lucy), Ted Koch (George Scudder), Christopher Evan Welch (Tom Junior), and Bess Wohl (Heavenly Finley).
For tickets and information, call 413-597-3400 or visit www.wtfestival.org.