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, The Whore and Mr. Moore and Deathtrap.


Good People June 20 – July 7

A Regional Premiere by Pulitzer and Tony Award winning writer David Lindsay Abaire. Directed by Giovanna Sardelli

This moving, funny and thought-provoking play set in Boston’s Southie takes a brave look at the “have and have not’s by the playwright David Lindsay Abaire, creator of the award-winning Rabbit Hole.

Boeing-Boeing July 12 – July 28

A French farce at its best by Marc Camoletti!, it is a zany story about an American businessman living in Paris while juggling affairs with three airline stewardesses. Directed by Jenn Thompson

The Whore and Mr. Moore August 2 – August 11

The World Premiere of a new play by Michael Cristofer, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award for The Shadow Box. Cristofer is the current star of NBC’s Smash! Directed by Paul Mullins

Deathtrap August 16 – Sept. 1

A hit comedic thriller with “more twists than a bucket of snakes” by Ira Levine. Directed by Giovanna Sardelli


New Play Reading Series – June 26, July 17 and August 7 with readings by Sherry Kramer, Laura Eason and Cusi Crarn. 7 p.m.

Theatre Camp – July 9 – 20 The Play is the Thing Summer Camp for ages 6 – 14

The Rivalry – August 21 Together with Hildene, this free presentation is based upon the historic debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas in 1858 and features local civic leaders including Madeline Kunin, former governor of Vermont.

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