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.”

Middlebury Acting Co. brings comedy to town

Middlebury Acting Company continues its 2021 outdoor season with “Outside Mullingar,” a feisty romantic comedy about two Irish outsiders by John Patrick Shanley.

MACo brings comedy to town

Middlebury Acting Company continues its 2021 outdoor season with “Outside Mullingar,” a feisty romantic comedy about two Irish outsiders by John Patrick Shanley. Performances are under The Swift House Tent in Middlebury, from Sept. 23-26, at 7:30 p.m. Pic … (read more)

Middlebury Acting Co. presents ‘Outside Mullingar’

After a wonderful production of “Constellations” under the tent at the Swift House Inn, Middlebury Acting Company returns with its second selection of the season with Irish American playwright, John Patrick Shanley’s “Outside Mullingar.” Shanley, who wrot … (read more)

‘Constellations’ brings stars to Middlebury

Slowly, slowly, the stars are beginning to align. We’re emerging from this pandemic with some trepidation — nod to the Delta variant — but nonetheless, press forward. Masks on, masks off… masks on again? Let’s do whatever it takes to hold onto the live pe … (read more)

Vt. films ‘flash forward’ to predict the future

No doubt many of us are looking forward to a future where the restrictions of pandemic-life are gone. But who knows what the future holds… Middlebury Acting Company together with Town Hall Theater are presenting an evening of eight short films that hypoth … (read more)

MACo explores ‘The American Dream’ with plays

MIDDLEBURY — When the days get short, the sticks are bare and, oh yeah, COVID is still lurking dangerously close, it’s easy to slide into your slippers, grab a blanket (and maybe a glass of wine), and stay safely tucked in your comfort zone. But before yo … (read more)

Middlebury Acting Co. performs live online

MIDDLEBURY — The public is invited to experience an online world premiere. Middlebury Acting Company will present the virtual world premiere of “St. Bernard, An Opioid Play” by Peter Espenshade and directed by Rebecca Strum, at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May … (read more)

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