Williamstown Theatre Festival continues its 55-year history, formerly under the artistic direction of Nicholas Martin, hosting award-winning actors, directors and playwrights who join forces to entertain and delight the Berkshire community of year-round and seasonal patrons. In addition to its acclaimed productions, W.T.F. has extensive training and professional development programs for the next generation of actors, writers, directors, designers, and managers. In 2002, W.T.F. received the Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theatre.