What if you only had one hundred days?

As the snow melts away and the early bulbs push through the crystalized dirt, we’re given a performance by the Middlebury Acting Company to help us process a question that is spring eternal: How do we make the most of the time that we have?

Middlebury Acting Compay wants to read your play

Got a play that you’ve written but haven’t got a place to have it performed? The Middlebury Acting Company is calling all Vermont playwrights for submissions to its third annual New Play Festival.

It’s beginning to look a lot like Dickens!

From the magical moment just before Christmas of 1843 when Charles Dickens released his novella “A Christmas Carol,” it was an instant bestseller.

Middlebury Acting Company’s Cutting Edge Reading Series returns

Middlebury Acting Company’s Cutting Edge Staged Reading Series returns, with its third and final offering this season of provocative, relevant, intelligent plays.

Local poet makes good at Town Hall Theater

Literary historian Kim Roberts recently told the Washington Post that Vermont is the American state with the highest proportion of writers.

MACo presents Heidi Schreck’s ‘What the Constitution Means to Me’

Ratified in 1788, permanently inked in cursive script on broad sheets of parchment, the U.S. Constitution might look like settled history, a totally done deal.

What does inner silence look like? See it on stage

Six adults arrive at a secluded retreat center in the woods for five days of guided meditation. Each one is a troubled soul who has tried other healing paths without lasting success. Will this time be somehow different? 

The Cutting Edge: Staged Reading Series presents ‘Sophia’

Before the Nicene Creed in 325AD, before Christianity became the official religion of the Roman Empire, women were preachers and prophetesses for The Way. This is a story about one of them who has a final chance to have her story heard, until it is lost t … (read more)

Getting into college: The drama and the fury

Throughout 2022, Middlebury Acting Company has staged plays about the hottest topics in American political life.

New play festival explores the American dream

Middlebury’s Swift House Inn will become a temporary home to creative theater work next week when the Middlebury Acting Co. presents its first-ever festival of new plays, a three-day event that will showcase three original works and offer workshops to asp … (read more)

New play tells the story of a reproductive rights pioneer

A few hours at the theater can help us escape momentarily from the wrenching problems of the real world. But sometimes a play does an even more important job by revealing and dramatizing the kind of person who might help bring us back from the brink, and … (read more)

MACo presents ‘Dance Nation’ on May 13

Middlebury Acting Company’s Cutting-Edge Staged Reading series presents “Dance Nation” by Clare Barron, on Friday, May 13, 7:30 p.m., at ArtsRiot in Burlington and on Sunday, May 15, 4 p.m., at the ART Performance Space in the Hannaford Career Center, Mid … (read more)

‘The Niceties’ thrills as it unpacks race in America

Middlebury Acting Company kicks off its 2022 season with “The Niceties” by Eleanor Burgess, a complex and compelling depiction of racial and generational divides that speaks directly to our polarized, post-truth era, as it asks who gets to tell the story … (read more)

The Cutting Edge brings ‘Heroes of the Fourth Turning’

Several times each season, Middlebury Acting Company shares the bold, clever work of some of the most dynamic young playwrights to hit the New York scene in the last five to 10 years.

A classic Christmas tale plays for everyone

Nine seasoned actors and five local children will take the stage at the Town Hall Theater in Middlebury to perform an imaginative and theatrical version of Charles Dickens’s classic “A Christmas Carol.”