BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

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BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of Vermont in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013!

January

BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

Northern Stage Opens 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses,' 1/18


From the novel that was so scandalous that it was even banned in France for a time-banned in France for being too sexy!-comes Christopher Hampton's wonderfully wicked and funny play Les Liaisons Dange... (read more...)
BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

WonderSpark Puppets Present LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD 2/4 at Sandglass Theatre


On Saturday, February 4, Sandglass Theater, Crabgrass Puppet Theatre and Puppetwork New England present the next in the Winter Sunshine Series of family performances at Sandglass Theater: "Little Red ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

TRAVELLING LIGHT Plays the National at Town Hall Theater, 2/9


In a remote village in Eastern Europe, around 1900, the young Motl Mendl is entranced by the flickering silent images on his father's cinematograph. He soon stumbles on a revolutionary way of story-t... (read more...)

February

BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

Northern Stage Presents M.Butterfly 2/15-3/4


Based on a true story that shocked the world, the Pulitzer-nominated drama M. Butterfly takes audiences from Paris to Beijing and back again, and the trip is unforgettable.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

Weston Bessette Quartet to Play Town Hall Theater, 3/2


Described as playing music that 'appeals not only to jazz and blues lovers but also to folks that are naturally drawn to music with a great groove,' the Weston Bessette Quartet will perform in the int... (read more...)
BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

Town Hall Theater to Present LEONARDO LIVE This February


In late February, art lovers will be able to experience LEONARDO LIVE, a satellite-delivered HD presentation of the once-in-a-lifetime exhibition "Leonardo da Vinci: Painter at the Court of Milan", ca... (read more...)

March

BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

Legendary, Volatile Painter Mark Rothko's Life Sparks RED At Northern Stage March 14-April 1


Northern Stage, considered one of the most prestigious and fastest-growing regional theaters in New England, presents the Tony Award winning play, Red, March 14- April 21. Red was first produced at th... (read more...)
BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

Fly Fishing Film Tour Stops at Middlebury Town Hall Theater, 4/13


Now entering its sixth year, the Fly Fishing Film Tour showcases fishing in some of the most beautiful sites on earth in short, independent films. This year's tour comes to the big screen at Middlebur... (read more...)
BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

Crabgrass Puppet Theatre Presents HAIKU, HIPHOP AND HOTDOGS, 3/31


On Saturday, March 31st, Sandglass Theatre, Crabgrass Puppet Theatre and Puppetwork New England present the last in the Winter Sunshine Series of family performances at Sandglass Theater: 'Haiku, Hiph... (read more...)

April

BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

THE HOMOSEXUALS, THE CHILDREN'S HOUR and More to Play at Vermont's 2nd Summer Pride Festival, 7/13-7/22


How do mothers and daughters deal with a coming-out crisis? Has the sexual camaraderie of gay men changed as the AIDS epidemic recedes from memory? Is it possible that a child's lie can ruin the lives... (read more...)
BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

Northern Stage's CHICAGO Opens 4/11


Northern Stage, the pioneering New England theater company, announces its new production of Chicago. The company obtained special permission from the show's creators to produce an intimate ensemble-b... (read more...)
BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

NPR Show THIS AMERICAN LIFE to be Broadcast Live at Town Hall Theatre, 5/10


WBEZ Chicago's hit radio show THIS AMERICAN LIFE comes to the big screen at Middlebury's Town Hall Theater on Thursday, May 10. Host Ira Glass and popular contributors present their usual stories but ... (read more...)

May

BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

Leap of Faith Dance Theatre Plays the Town Hall Theater, 5/16


Middlebury's own children's dance theatre celebrates its 18th season with an entire evening of creative dance at Town Hall Theater on Wednesday, May 16.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

THT Announces Summer Camp and Workshops


The youth around Addison County can pick and choose their summer activities under the lights at the Town Hall Theater. There will be an array of classes in dance, theater, and music for a variety of a... (read more...)
BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

THT Midsummer Nights Theater Festival Set for 6/28-7/7


Not since the mid-1980's, when the Vermont Ensemble Theater produced plays in a big white tent, has the town of Middlebury hosted a true summer theater festival. That's about to change, as Town Hall T... (read more...)

June

BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

DEATHTRAP, GOOD PEOPLE & More Set for Dorset Theatre Festival this Summer


The Dorset Theatre Festival has announced its program for its 37th Season at the historic Dorset Playhouse, Dorset, VT this Summer. Shows include Good People by David Lindsay Abaire, Boeing-Boeing, Th... (read more...)
BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

Saint Michael's Playhouse Presents UNNECESSARY FARCE, 7/5-14


A "hilarious madcap farce," UNNECESSARY FARCE, staged by Saint Michael's Playhouse, July 5-14, in the McCarthy Arts Center: Two cops. Three crooks. Eight doors--Go. Madcap hilarity ensues.... (read more...)

July

BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

St. Michael's Playhouse to Present FOREVER PLAID, 8/1 - 11


Saint Michael's Playhouse stages FOREVER PLAID, August 1-11. A "sensational Off-Broadway musical," FOREVER PLAID, created by Stuart Ross, staged by Saint Michael's Playhouse, August 1-11 in the McCart... (read more...)
BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

Weston Playhouse Presents FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, 8/2-25


Fiddler on the Roof is the Tony Award-winning smash that has delighted audiences around the world for generations. And now, it returns to Weston Playhouse Theatre Company for a mid-summer run from Au... (read more...)
BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

Weston Playhouse Premieres PREGNANCY PACT, 8/30


'A story ripped from the headlines, a vibrant score, a thrilling new work for the musical stage' - that's Pregnancy Pact, the final work in the Weston Playhouse Theatre Company's 2012 season, and the ... (read more...)

August

BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

Katselas Theatre Company's LAb Works - 2012 Kicks Off 8/10


LAb Works runs August 10th to September 16th at the Skylight Theatre complex. Start with an 'appetizing and farcical look at film festivals or check out what happens when a focus group goes awry. Then... (read more...)
BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

Mike Sommers Brings VERMONT BOY IN WEST OAKLAND to VT's Town Hall Theater, 9/7


Mike Sommers, a Middlebury native turned San Francisco actor, brings his one-man show home to Town Hall Theater on Friday, September 7 at 7:00 pm.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

4th Annual MIDDLEBURY'S GOT TALENT to be Held at Town Hall Theater, 8/25-26


The Fourth Annual MIDDLEBURY'S GOT TALENT is set to return to Town Hall Theater on August 25 and 26. ... (read more...)

September

BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

Northern Stage Hires New Executive Director


Northern Stage, the regional non-profit professional theater company in White River Junction, VT, has announced that Russell M. Maitland has been hired as Executive Director of the award-winning compa... (read more...)
BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

Chandler Presents Aoife O'Donovan Band, 9/8


Chandler presents Aoife O'Donovan Band, September 8, 2012 at 7:30pm. Reserved seating is: $26.50 Advance, $32 Day of show.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

Opera Company of Middlebury Brings MADAMA BUTTERFLY to Town Hall Theater, 10/5 & 7


It is the most produced opera in North America - and with good reason. The heartbreaking story and the sumptuous music make Madama Butterfly one of the most beloved operas of all time. The Opera Compa... (read more...)

October

BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

The Grift Celebrate at Town Hall Theater, 11/16


The music scene in Middlebury is jumping. Two Brothers Tavern, 51 Main and Town Hall Theater offer a wide range of music every week of the year. And now the town has its own recording studio. ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

Met Opera 'Live in HD' Broadcasts Verdi's OTELLO at Town Hall Theater, 10/27


One of the masterpieces in the Verdi canon, Othello, will make its first 'Live in HD' appearance on October 27 at the Town Hall Theater. The extraordinary cast is led by Johan Botha in the title role ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

Town Hall Theater Broadcasts Shakespeare's TIMON OF ATHENS, 11/6


Shakespeare's most rarely-produced play, Timon of Athens, was a suprise hit of this London season. Now the show comes to Vermont as Middlebury's Town Hall Theatre broadcasts this production on Tuesday... (read more...)

November

BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

The North Branch School Brings Benefit to Town Hall Theater, 12/7


The North Branch School brings its annual dinner, auction and contra dance to Town Hall Theater on Friday, December 7. Once again the band will be Atlantic Crossing, one of the best contra dance bands... (read more...)
BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

Northern Stage Bids Farewell to Artistic Director Brooke Ciardelli


The Northern Stage Company of White River Junction, Vermont announced today that the Board of Directors and Founding Artistic Director Brooke Ciardelli have agreed that the current production will be ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

The Jackson Gallery at Town Hall Theater Continues Fifth Annual Holiday Show Through 12/31


The Jackson Gallery will be filled with art and fine crafts once again through the holiday season. Honoring the fifth year of this annual show, an invitation went out to all previous exhibitors. Twent... (read more...)

December

BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

Middlebury's Town Hall Theater Announces NYE Events


There's no need to travel far on New Year's Eve, as Middlebury's Town Hall Theater offers two completely different events to ring in 2013.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

Night Fires Returns to THT, 12/21 & 22


Night Fires, a celebration of the winter solstice, has been delighting and moving audiences for over thirty years with its blend of magic, mystery, marvelous music and soaring storytelling language. A... (read more...)
BWW's Top Vermont Theatre Stories of 2012

THT Screens Les Troyens Live from the Met, 1/5


French composer Hector Berlioz knew he was taking on a monumental task when he chose Virgil's Aeneid as the basis for his opera, Les Troyens. The story of the aftermath of the Trojan War fueled a crea... (read more...)

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