Williamstown Theatre Festival, which has experienced regular turnover in its leadership over the past decade, named a new artistic director Wednesday: Mandy Greenfield, currently the artistic producer at Manhattan Theatre Club.
When she takes over next September in Williamstown, the 39-year-old Greenfield will become the fourth artistic director at the storied festival since 2005. She will succeed Jenny Gersten, who had previously announced she was stepping down after three years to become executive director of the nonprofit Friends of the Highline in New York.FULL ENTRY
Mayor-elect Marty Walsh will make his Symphony Hall debut Wednesday night when he narrates “’Twas the Night Before Christmas” with Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Orchestra and Tanglewood Festival Chrorus at the opening of the 2013 Holiday Pops season. Holiday Pops has been a tradition since it was introduced in 1973 by Arthur Fiedler.FULL ENTRY