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The latest news on live + streaming theatre in Vermont.


VIDEOS: Get Ready For Jenn Colella on THE SETH CONCERT SERIES Sunday Photo VIDEOS: Get Ready For Jenn Colella on THE SETH CONCERT SERIES Sunday
by Team BWW on June 17, 2021 in Vermont

Jenn Colella is stopping by the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series this weekend! We're looking back at past performances before her show on Sunday!
Photo Flash: THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) at Northern St Photo Photo Flash: THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) at Northern Stage
by Alexa Criscitiello on June 15, 2021 in Vermont

The irreverent romp The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), Northern Stage’s first live and in-person production since October of 2020, is now in performance through July 4, 2022, at the newly-built outdoor Courtyard Theater directly behind Northern Stage’s Barrette Center for the Arts. 
Jenn Colella & More Streaming This Week on BroadwayWorld Events - June 14 - 20 Photo Colella & More Streaming This Week on BroadwayWorld Events
by Team BWW on June 14, 2021 in Vermont

BroadwayWorld Events is bringing you incredible talent right into your home! This week includes Jenn Colella on The Seth Concert Series and our 54 Below On Demand offerings!
Tickets Now On Sale For SHAKESPEARE: COMPLETELY UNBOUND at Vermont Shakespeare F Photo Tickets Now On Sale For SHAKESPEARE: COMPLETELY UNBOUND at Vermont Shakespeare Festival
by Stephi Wild on June 13, 2021 in Vermont

The artists of Vermont Shakespeare Festival (VSF) have created a fresh new show composed of text from each and every one of his 37 plays! This groundbreaking theatrical fusion is the perfect response to the history, romance, tragedy...and comedy of our times. 
VIDEOS: Watch Next on Stage Season 3 Winner Mia Cherise Hall's Journey to the To Photo Watch Next on Stage Season 3 Winner Mia Cherise Hall's Journey to the Top
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling on June 11, 2021 in Vermont

Congratulations to Mia Cherise Hall, the college winner of Next on Stage! Look back at her journey throughout the competition from week 1 to the grand finale.
VIDEOS: Watch Next on Stage Season 3 Winner Jackson Perry's Path to Victory Photo Watch Next on Stage Season 3 Winner Jackson Perry's Path to Victory
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling on June 11, 2021 in Vermont

Congratulations to Jackson Perry, the high school winner of Next on Stage season 3! Look back at his journey throughout the competition from week 1 to the grand finale.
VIDEO: Our Next on Stage Contestants Sing from DEAR EVAN HANSEN! Photo VIDEO: Our Next on Stage Contestants Sing from DEAR EVAN HANSEN!
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling on June 10, 2021 in Vermont

Broadway's Next on Stage Season 3 returns tonight with our finale episode of season 3 in our online musical theatre singing competition sponsored by The International College of Musical Theatre. Our high school and college contestants came together to sing You Will Be Found from Dear Evan Hansen as our opening number!
Dorset Theatre Festival Announces Winners Of 8th Annual Jean E. Miller Young Pla Photo Dorset Theatre Festival Announces Winners Of 8th Annual Jean E. Miller Young Playwrights Competition, Youth Summer Reading Adventure Club
by Alexa Criscitiello on June 07, 2021 in Vermont

The community is invited to join in celebrating the winners of this year's 8th annual Jean E. Miller Young Playwrights Competition with a free online ceremony including a digital presentation of the winning pieces, directed by this year's teaching artist, Heidi Armbruster, on Friday, June 11 at 4:00pm.
Spruce Peak Arts to Present The Allman Betts Band, June 16 Photo Spruce Peak Arts to Present The Allman Betts Band, June 16
by Alexa Criscitiello on June 02, 2021 in Vermont

For the first full, in-person concert experience in Stowe after more than a year of restrictions, Spruce Peak Arts is thrilled to welcome back the Allman Betts Band and Special Guest on Wednesday, June 16th at 7PM.
Dorset Theatre Festival Announces 2021 Season of Live Performances and Audio Pla Photo Dorset Theatre Festival Announces 2021 Season of Live Performances and Audio Plays
by Chloe Rabinowitz on May 27, 2021 in Vermont

Dorset Theatre Festival has announced its 44th Season, including the inaugural StageFree Audio Plays series, featuring new commissions by playwrights Theresa Rebeck and Chisa Hutchinson, and live main stage performances at the Southern Vermont Arts Center in Manchester, VT.
Northern Stage Expands BridgeUP: Theater In The Schools To 23 Area Schools Photo Northern Stage Expands BridgeUP: Theater In The Schools To 23 Area Schools
by Alexa Criscitiello on May 25, 2021 in Vermont

Northern Stage has announced the expansion of BridgeUP: Theater in the Schools, a five-week residency that brings professional artists into area schools to teach students the power of acting and performing the words of William Shakespeare.
Burlington Discover Jazz Festival Kicks Off With The World's Largest Community S Photo Burlington Discover Jazz Festival Kicks Off With The World's Largest Community Saxophone Orchestra
by Alexa Criscitiello on May 24, 2021 in Vermont

Burlington Discover Jazz Festival, produced by the Flynn in association with Burlington City Arts, and presented by New England Federal Credit Union, begins on June 4 at 6 pm with an eccentric and joyful kick-off event at the Burlington waterfront: 50 Saxophones, a gathering of area saxophonists that is open to all ages, backgrounds, and experience levels.
Weston Playhouse Announces WALKER FARM MUSIC: SUMMER EDITION Photo Weston Playhouse Announces WALKER FARM MUSIC: SUMMER EDITION
by Alexa Criscitiello on May 24, 2021 in Vermont

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company presents an 85th Anniversary Celebration Series kicking off with Walker Farm Music: Summer Edition. Join nationally recognized musicians on June 26, July 3, and July 4 at 7:00 pm under the Tent at Walker Farm.
What Questions Do You Have About Live Theater's Return? Photo What Questions Do You Have About Live Theater's Return?
by Alan Henry on May 24, 2021 in Vermont

What do you want to know about live theater's return? Let us know and our industry experts may answer your question in our next article!
Little Yellow House Studio Will Stream TEA & TWAIN, Through June 7 Photo Little Yellow House Studio Will Stream TEA & TWAIN, Through June 7
by Stephi Wild on May 24, 2021 in Vermont

Due to popular demand, Little Yellow House Studio's spring production of Tea & Twain is available for streaming until June 7th. Tea & Twain stars Broadway, film and television actor Ron Crawford as the renowned American author and satirist Mark Twain.
Opera Company Of Middlebury Presents Cutting-Edge CANDIDE Photo Opera Company Of Middlebury Presents Cutting-Edge CANDIDE
by Alexa Criscitiello on May 20, 2021 in Vermont

The Opera Company of Middlebury presents an imaginative retelling of Bernstein's comic operetta Candide, streaming online June 15-30. Although the production contains traditional theatrical elements, it also embraces the magic of 21st century technology. Using drones, green screen imagery, rear projections, and other cinematic techniques, the Opera Company of Middlebury is exploring the boundaries of opera's potential.
Weston Playhouse Theatre Company To Receive Grant From The National Endowment Fo Photo Weston Playhouse Theatre Company To Receive Grant From The National Endowment For The Arts
by Alexa Criscitiello on May 19, 2021 in Vermont

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company has been approved for a $15,000 Grants for Arts Projects award to support their 2021 New Works Program.
Town Hall Theater Education Celebrates 10th Year with New Vision Photo Town Hall Theater Education Celebrates 10th Year with New Vision
by Alexa Criscitiello on May 19, 2021 in Vermont

The giant bumble bee perched atop Town Hall Theater in Middlebury — Bombus Impatiens — is creating a buzz throughout Addison County and beyond as it marks the 10th anniversary of THT's education wing.
Oldcastle Theatre Company Announces its 49th Season Photo Oldcastle Theatre Company Announces its 49th Season
by Stephi Wild on May 18, 2021 in Vermont

Oldcastle Theatre Company, the professional theatre company in residence at the Bennington Performing Arts Center has announced their 49th season of professional theatre with presenting sponsor Bennington Tennis Center!
BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams Continues with GIRLS Photo Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams Continues with GIRLS5EVA!
by Ben Rimalower on May 17, 2021 in Vermont

In this episode, Ben and Daniel discuss the new Peacock comedy Girls5eva starring Sara Bareilles, Busy Phillips, Paula Pell, and Renée Elise Goldsberry. They also talk about Tina Fey, Andrew Rannells, Gavin Creel, Jennifer Simard, Bowen Yang, Vanessa Williams, Jean Smart, Dolly Parton, and Ann Dowd.
Spruce Peak Arts Announces Exploring Earth Exhibition and BIPOC Artist Panel Dis Photo Spruce Peak Arts Announces Exploring Earth Exhibition and BIPOC Artist Panel Discussions
by Chloe Rabinowitz on May 14, 2021 in Vermont

Spruce Peak Arts Gallery has unveiled its Summer 2021 exhibition Exploring Earth, the third exhibition in their environmental art series, following Exploring Air in 2018 and Exploring Water in 2019.
Lost Nation Theater Presents A Reading of the New Play GOING UP THE COUNTRY Photo Lost Nation Theater Presents A Reading of the New Play GOING UP THE COUNTRY
by Alexa Criscitiello on May 13, 2021 in Vermont

They say you've got to know the past to move forward, and in Eric Peterson's stage adaptation of Yvonne Daley's book Going Up the Country  with music by John Foley, we get to do just that!
Dorset Theatre Festival Announces 8th Annual Jean E. Miller Young Playwrights Co Photo Dorset Theatre Festival Announces 8th Annual Jean E. Miller Young Playwrights Competition & Ceremony
by Alexa Criscitiello on May 12, 2021 in Vermont

Dorset Theatre Festival has announced the submission deadline for the 8th annual Jean E. Miller Young Playwrights Competition, and details for the public presentation of the winning plays. 
Burlington Discover Jazz Festival Artist Lineup Announced Photo Burlington Discover Jazz Festival Artist Lineup Announced
by Alexa Criscitiello on May 11, 2021 in Vermont

Burlington Discover Jazz Festival, produced by the Flynn in association with Burlington City Arts, kicks off at the Burlington waterfront on June 4 with a joyous community event called 50 Saxophones—an open-call gathering of local saxophonists of all backgrounds (registration open now).
Town Hall Theater Announces Inaugural Outdoor Season Photo Town Hall Theater Announces Inaugural Outdoor Season
by Stephi Wild on May 11, 2021 in Vermont

Town Hall Theater has announced its inaugural outdoor season, featuring live music, comedy, plays, talks, films, food trucks and more.