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Shakespeare salon comes to Vermont Coffee Company theater

Posted on March 8, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Join the actors of Vermont Shakespeare Festival for a concert-style reading of “Wittenberg” by David Davalos on Sunday, March 11, at 3 p.m. The reading is part of the group’s 2018 Salon Series — where they have been branching out from their headquarters in Burlington to bring Shakespeare around Vermont. This Sunday, Vermont Shakespeare Festival will read at The Vermont Coffee Company on Exchange Street in Middlebury

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'Hamlet' and 'Saint Joan' come to life in Middlebury

Posted on March 1, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Staged reading to feature hot new play 'Sex with Strangers'

Posted on February 22, 2018 |
By Addison Independent



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Sick of the cold this winter? Well Middlebury Actors Workshop has a staged reading that’s sure to heat things up. On Sunday, Feb. 25, MAW presents “Sex with Strangers” by Laura Eason, the third in the Cutting Edge series of four staged readings.

This series shares the bold, clever work of some of the most dynamic young writers to hit the New York scene in the last five to 10 years.  Each play enjoyed a successful run in a boundary-pushing Off-Broadway theater and each play speaks to our contemporary moment.

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Community searches for lost dog after it runs away when Town Hall Theater director is struck by car

Posted on December 21, 2017 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — Many people — residents and visitors alike — this week have been looking around Middlebury for a golden retriever named Willie, who belongs to Doug and Debby Anderson of East Middlebury.

Doug Anderson, executive director of Town Hall Theater, was walking his beloved dog Willie at around 1:45 p.m. Monday when a vehicle struck and slightly injured him while he negotiated one of the Court Square crosswalks.

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Community Players to audition kids for holiday show

Posted on September 4, 2016 |
By Addison Independent



MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury Community Players “Foundations” will hold auditions for their annual holiday show, “The Nutcracker’s Adventure” on Saturday, Sept. 10, from 9:30 a.m.-noon at Middlebury Union High School Auditorium. Registration is from 9-9:30 a.m.

Featuring Tchaikovsky’s well-known holiday music, this play will be a fun musical dramatic portrayal of the story. The cast calls for children ages 7-17, as well as two men and two women. (Parents, come and play with your kids!) All will learn a song and a dance.

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Out and About: Theater Times Three

Posted on March 17, 2016 | Blog Category:
By Jessie Raymond



Given the nature of the last two Addison Independent community calendar events I attended, and one I will be attending this weekend, the theme of this post will be “The Theatah.” (In my head, I pronounce it in the snooty, British aristocrat way because that’s how I’ve always tended to think of the theater: highbrow, a bit pretentious, and not something meant for those of us who are perfectly happy to stay home and watch Netflix.)

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Local theater troup breathes life into a dysfunctional family in 'Gamma Rays'

Posted on October 22, 2015 |
By David Weinstock



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MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury Actors Workshop’s fall production is an intensely lyrical American play, Paul Zindel’s Pulitzer Prize-winning “The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds.” Despite that sci-fi sounding title taken from the name of a science fair project, the play is about a New York family caught in poverty and despair.

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'Greater Tuna': Two actors, twenty characters and lots of laughs

Posted on July 23, 2015 |
By David Weinstock



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In the tiny Texas town of Tuna, the local low-wattage radio station broadcasts gossip instead of news. And what is news anyway but funny and tragic stories about human beings?

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Lincoln school saying goodbye to dynamic duo

Posted on June 9, 2014 |
By Zach Despart



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LINCOLN — For two Lincoln thespians, the curtain is about to fall. The pair, teachers at Lincoln Community School whose combined teaching experience spans more than half a century, are retiring at the end of this school year.

Alice Leeds and Donna Wood, the dynamic duo who have shepherded Lincoln youngsters through the brookside school for decades, will say goodbye to their final classes June 16.

The pair for many years organized a series of ambitious theater productions (even Shakespeare!) at the school.

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College hosts play on famed theater guru infused with sex, death and violence

Posted on January 14, 2013 |
By Addison Independent



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MIDDLEBURY — The Rude Mechs, an acclaimed Austin, Texas-based ensemble theater company, will come to Middlebury College for two performances of their play “The Method Gun” on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 18 and 19, at the Mahaney Center for the Arts, Seeler Studio Theatre.

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