Summer Stages: Vermont's Summer Season Offers Something for Everyone
The performing arts come alive in Vermont during the summer months, and this year's season promises to be an exciting one. Vermont's summer theater venues are as varied as its productions. Both Unadilla Theater (Marshfield, VT) and QuarryWorks (Adamant, VT) offer an intimate theater-going experience in a picturesque setting where pre-show picnicking is encouraged. For live theater in one of Vermont's beautiful historic spaces, try Stowe Theatre Guild (Town Hall Theatre; Stowe, VT) or Lamoille County Players (Hyde Park Opera House; Hyde Park, VT). Lost Nation Theater (Montpelier, VT), Saint Michael's Playhouse (Colchester, VT), and Weston Playhouse (Weston, VT) routinely bring in top-notch professional performers from across the country. Each of these theaters boasts a full summer season:
Unadilla Theater presents H.M.S PINAFORE, BLITHE SPIRIT, TABLE MANNERS, THE CARETAKER, THE DOCTOR'S DILEMMA, THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT TIME, THE GUARDSMAN, THE LEGACY OF MARCEL MARCEAU, and SOUTH PACIFIC. Performances run in repertory, June 25-September 7. Click here for more information.
QuarryWorks presents 110 IN THE SHADE (July 10-20), JACK AND THE BEANSTALK (July 26-August 3), and COME BACK, LITTLE SHEBA (August 7-17). Click here for more information.
Stowe Theatre Guild presents [TITLE OF SHOW] (June 19-July 5), ON THE TOWN (July 16-August 2), THE SECRET GARDEN (August 13-30), and KISS ME, KATE (September 25-October 12). Click here for more information.
Lamoille County Players present DAMN YANKEES (July 24-August 3), THE MUSIC MAN (September 25-October 5), and THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST (November 14-23). Click here for more information.
Lost Nation Theater presents DURANG BANG (June 12-29), BLUES IN THE NIGHT (July 10-27), RED! (August 2 only), PETER PAN, JR. (August 15-17), THE 39 STEPS (September 18-October 19), and COMEDY OF ERRORS (September 25-October 19). Click here for more information.
Saint Michael's Playhouse presents YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN (June 17-28), THE FOX ON THE FAIRWAY (July 2-12), ARSENIC AND OLD LACE (July 16-26), and RING OF FIRE (July 30-August 9). Click here for more information.
Weston Playhouse presents THE THREE LITTLE PIGS (June 19-July 12), ANALOG AND VINYL (June 26-July 12), VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE (July 17-26), STOOP STORIES (July 24-August 3), A CHORUS LINE (July 31-August 23), UNCLE VANYA (July 28-August 10), and THE MARVELOUS WONDRETTES: CAPS AND GOWNS (August 14-September 7). Click here for more information.
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