Town Hall Theater to Present A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, 8/19-20
(8/4/2015) - This summer has been a wildly creative time for the 84 kids taking classes at Town Hall Theater. THT'S stage has been filled with rock concerts, dance recitals and Broadway musicals, all performed by energetic, talented kids from the Middlebury area.
Cass Morgan to Bring 'The Road to Where' to Weston Playhouse, 8/13
(8/3/2015) - The Weston Playhouse Theatre Company transforms its intimate OtherStages space into a warm and welcoming pub for the regional premiere of an engaging new play with music, The Road to Where, beginning August 13. Broadway's Cass Morgan wrote and stars in this true-life tale of a journey to rural Ireland that brought her a surprising new sense of 'home.' Fresh from its world premiere at the Geva Theatre in Rochester, New York, The Road to Where comes to Weston audiences with the hopes of productions in New York and around the country.
Vermont Cheesemakers Win Big at 2015 American Cheese Society Competition
(8/3/2015) - Vermont cheesemakers took home 46 of the 355 ribbons awarded at the 2015 American Cheese Society Competition, including 13 for first place. Vermont Creamery, Jasper Hill and Farms for City Kids took home a combined 8 first place ribbons, with Vermont Shepherd, Cabot Creamery, and Sweet Rowan Farmstead each earning a first place win. Overall, 22 different Vermont cheesemakers placed at the annual competition, known as 'Oscar Night' for the American cheese industry.
Weston Playhouse's GUYS & DOLLS Begins Tonight
(7/31/2015) - Continuing a full tilt schedule of summer entertainment, Weston presents the legendary Broadway blockbuster Guys and Dolls on the MainStage starting tonight, July 31. Based upon characters and stories by Damon Runyon, and memorialized in film by the likes of Marlon Brando and Frank Sinatra, Weston's production features a requisite all-star cast and an iconic score which includes some of Broadway's most memorable songs, such as 'Luck Be a Lady' and 'Sit Down, You're Rockin' the Boat.'
Dorset Theatre Festival to Host A NIGHT AT THE OPERA, 8/9
(7/28/2015) - Join two celebrated operatic voices for a special evening of song at the Dorset Theatre Festival for One Night Only on Sunday, August 9 at 8pm. Coming to Vermont aftertouring to Japan and Germany respectively, Mezzo-Soprano Renee Tatum and Coloratura Soprano Nili Riemer will perform opera and musical theatre standards including selections from Verdi, Mozart, Puccini and Rodgers & Hammerstein. Tickets are just $25 and can be purchased by calling the box office at 802.867.2223 or by visiting dorsettheatrefestival.org.
Brian Cox & Brian Murphy to Talk Shakespeare at Mirror Repertory Company, 7/26
(7/24/2015) - The Tony-nominated Mirror Repertory Company - whose founders and early supporters include the late actresses Eva Le Gallienne and Geraldine Page along with Paul Newman, Dustin Hoffman and Al Pacino - will present its 10th annual summer season with the Greensboro Arts Alliance in Greensboro, Vermont, with a repertory of 4 plays and musicals in alternating repertory July 23-August 24 , it has been announced by Sabra Jones, the company's artistic director.
Weston Playhouse's GUYS & DOLLS Begins 7/31
(7/24/2015) - Continuing a full tilt schedule of summer entertainment, Weston presents the legendary Broadway blockbuster Guys and Dolls on the MainStage starting July 31. Based upon characters and stories by Damon Runyon, and memorialized in film by the likes of Marlon Brando and Frank Sinatra, Weston's production features a requisite all-star cast and an iconic score which includes some of Broadway's most memorable songs, such as "Luck Be a Lady" and "Sit Down, You're Rockin' the Boat.'