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Dr. Phillips Center Sends Two Local High School Musical Theater Students To National  Photo Dr. Phillips Center Sends Two Local High School Musical Theater Students To National Jimmy Awards
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 6, 2022

On a night they'll never forget at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, 400 musical theater students from 30 high schools and nine counties accepted awards at the 8th annual 2022 Applause Awards supported by AdventHealth and Chick-fil-A.

Opera Company Of Middlebury Presents Offenbach's ORPHEE AUX ENFERS Photo Opera Company Of Middlebury Presents Offenbach's ORPHEE AUX ENFERS
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2022

Now in its 19th season, Opera Company of Middlebury is known as one of the best small-town opera companies in the country. Professional singers come from great distances to work with OCM, and the operas are presented with full orchestra, sets and costumes. ‚ÄúAll of this in our tiny 232-seat theater, which gives our productions an intimacy and power that you just don't find in the huge theaters that house most opera companies.‚ÄĚ

CLYMOVE Dance to Present Inaugural Spring Season at Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Thea Photo CLYMOVE Dance to Present Inaugural Spring Season at Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2022

CLYMOVE Dance will present an inaugural Spring Season choreographed by Clymene Aldinger, former Principal Dancer with Elisa Monte Dance (2009-2017) and Monte's last protégé, on May 20th and 21st, 2022, 7:30 PM, at Alpha Omega Theatrical Dance Theater.

IT RUNS WITH THE TERRITORY: A PRINDLE WISSLER RETROSPECTIVE Announced At Town Hall Th Photo IT RUNS WITH THE TERRITORY: A PRINDLE WISSLER RETROSPECTIVE Announced At Town Hall Theater's Jackson Gallery
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 22, 2022

A retrospective of Prindle Wissler's career can be seen at Town Hall Theater's Jackson Gallery starting Thursday, May 12.

Urbanity Dance to Present INTENTION Photo Urbanity Dance to Present INTENTION
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2022

Urbanity Dance will present inTENtion, the Professional Company's season finale and the culmination of Urbanity's 10 Year Anniversary season.

COMPANY Comes to the Town Hall Theater This Month Photo COMPANY Comes to the Town Hall Theater This Month
by Stephi Wild - Jan 14, 2022

A production of a Stephen Sondheim musical is always an event, but the master composer's recent death gives the upcoming Middlebury production a new poignancy. 

HOLIDAY JUKEBOX to Benefit The Giving Fridge Photo HOLIDAY JUKEBOX to Benefit The Giving Fridge
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 6, 2021

It was one of the best ideas to come out of the dreary Covid lockdown.  Since people couldn't go caroling or even attend a Messiah sing-along, Middlebury's Town Hall Theater found a way to bring the season into everyone's living room.

CLYMOVE Dance Company Premieres FEMMENISTO CHAPTER ONE At Triskelion Arts Photo CLYMOVE Dance Company Premieres FEMMENISTO CHAPTER ONE At Triskelion Arts
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 29, 2021

CLYMOVE Dance will present an evening-length concert dance piece choreographed by Clymene Aldinger, former Principal Dancer with Elisa Monte Dance (2009-2017) and Monte's last protégé, on December 16th and 17th, 2021, 8 PM, at Triskelion Arts Theater, in Brooklyn, New York.

SHOWING UP Will Be Performed at Middlebury's Town Hall Theater This Month Photo SHOWING UP Will Be Performed at Middlebury's Town Hall Theater This Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2021

The first workshop in November of 2019 was followed by an intensive revision of the show.  Miranda Ferriss Jones and Vanessa Dunleavy, the writers and performers, worked with THT artistic director Anderson and orchestrator Simon Broucke to sharpen the piece, clarifying the issues and tightening scenes.

OCM Presents Joan Of Arc Opera- An Operatic Rarity Photo OCM Presents Joan Of Arc Opera- An Operatic Rarity
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2021

Tchaikovsky called it ‚Äúmy masterpiece,‚ÄĚ and yet his opera about Joan of Arc has virtually disappeared since its debut in 1881.

Winners Of 26th Annual Palm Beaches Student Showcase of Films Announced Photo Winners Of 26th Annual Palm Beaches Student Showcase of Films Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2021

The 26th Annual Palm Beaches Student Showcase of Films, Florida's largest student film competition and award show, proudly announces this year's class of winners. Winners were announced during a dazzling, fun-filled Facebook show and included congratulations and 'shout-outs' from some of television's hottest stars.

Town Hall Theater Presents Great Art Wednesdays Online Photo Town Hall Theater Presents Great Art Wednesdays Online
by Stephi Wild - Feb 7, 2021

One of the most popular series at Middlebury’s Town Hall Theater has been Great Art Wednesdays, which features filmed tours of major art exhibitions from around the world.  The pandemic has put a temporary halt to any events inside of the theater, but THT has put together a new round films for the spring season, this time available to be streamed directly into homes.

The 5 & Dime Names New Artistic Director, Bradley Akers Photo The 5 & Dime Names New Artistic Director, Bradley Akers
by Stephi Wild - Feb 1, 2021

The 5 & Dime Theatre Co. drafts Bradley Akers as its new managing artistic director.  The announcement coincides with the launch of the theatre's 10th anniversary season  and the exciting things to come in 2021 and beyond. 

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by A.A. Cristi - Jan 27, 2021

Jacksonville Symphony to Present HOLIDAY POPS Through This Weekend Photo Jacksonville Symphony to Present HOLIDAY POPS Through This Weekend
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 18, 2020

Jacksonville’s favorite musical holiday tradition has been reimagined!

HOLIDAY JUKEBOX Starring Vermont All-Stars Benefits Food Shelf Photo HOLIDAY JUKEBOX Starring Vermont All-Stars Benefits Food Shelf
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 7, 2020

Christmas means music ‚Äď choirs in churches, carolers on the street, performances in theaters. But due to the pandemic, we're facing a season in which musicians, and their music, are stuck indoors.

Opera Company Of Middlebury Presents Mini-Opera Online, COMPLETING THE PICTURE Photo Opera Company Of Middlebury Presents Mini-Opera Online, COMPLETING THE PICTURE
by Stephi Wild - Nov 10, 2020

It's been a challenging year for the Opera Company of Middlebury. Two major productions were planned for its 17th season: Tchaikovsky's rarity The Maid of Orleans, an epic based on the life of Joan of Arc, and Leonard Bernstein's glittering comedy, Candide. The two shows were cast, designed, and ready to go into production.

Town Hall Theater Presents THE BEAMS ARE CRACKING Photo Town Hall Theater Presents THE BEAMS ARE CRACKING
by Stephi Wild - Oct 16, 2020

In turbulent times, it often takes great courage to speak out against injustice.  German minister Dietrich Bonhoeffer's heroic resistance to Adolph Hilter is the subject of a play by Town Hall Theater's artistic director, Douglas Anderson, which will be presented online on October 22. 

Opera Company Of Middlebury Postpones One Show and Adds Another Photo Opera Company Of Middlebury Postpones One Show and Adds Another
by Stephi Wild - Aug 30, 2020

As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, Opera Company of Middlebury has suspended its fall production of Candide, opting instead for a new online production.

MAKE MUSIC NEW YORK To Go Virtual In The Time Of Covid-19 Photo MAKE MUSIC NEW YORK To Go Virtual In The Time Of Covid-19
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 4, 2020

Make Music New York, the one-of-a-kind festival of music made by and for New Yorkers and held each June 21, will return for its 14th consecutive year despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 crisis, organizers announced today.

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