Broadway Direct taps 17 years in Vergennes

A spectacular lineup of performers will take the stage on Friday, Dec. 9, at 7:30 p.m., to perform musical numbers from “Guys and Dolls,” “Ragtime,” “Hairspray” and a special tribute to Stephen Sondheim.

New Rhythm and Blues Quartet will rock the Vergennes Opera House

On Wednesday, Nov. 16, New Rhythm and Blues Quartet with horns (Whole Wheat Horns) will rock the old bones of the historic Vergennes Opera House and turn the stage into a fantastic musical playground.

Vergennes Opera House opens season with ‘Brass & Reeds’

Brass & Reeds is the umbrella name the all-volunteer Friends of the Vergennes Opera House has given to their season opening show, which takes place on Friday, Oct. 7, at 7:30 p.m.

Nights of Grief & Mystery plays in Vergennes

A team of Vermont volunteers is hosting a Nights of Grief and Mystery event at the Vergennes Opera House on Oct. 3. This is a rare opportunity to hear the work of Stephen Jenkinson and Greg Hoskins, who are touring North America with a full band. 

Vergennes Opera House plans a robust season

The all-volunteer Friends of the Vergennes Opera House has announced a full slate of shows for their 2022-2023 season.

Opera house grant to help boost revised access plan

A $30,000 Community Development Block Grant awarded to the city of Vergennes last week will help what is now an expanded Vergennes Opera House handicap access project move forward, according to Friends of the Vergennes Opera House (FVOH) President Geriann … (read more)

Opera House planning $1M project to include elevator

As Friends of the Vergennes Opera House President Gerianne Smarts tells it, the last building in downtown Vergennes that currently lacks full handicap access is the very space that sparked the city’s revitalization during the 1990s.

Rusty DeWees returns to Vergennes

Vermont comedian, storyteller and musician, Rusty DeWees, returns to the Vergennes Opera House on Saturday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m.

VOH reopens in person with ‘Queens of the Blues’

The first show of the year 2022 to take place in the Vergennes Opera House will pay tribute to four amazing female Jazz/Blues singers.

Vergennes Opera House postpones events

“Given the prevalence and virility of the current Covid strain in our community, we felt it was best to keep the Vergennes Opera House dark for a few more weeks,” said Gerianne Smart.

Bob Stannard plays final concert of farewell tour in Vergennes

Bob Stannard has played at the Vergennes Opera House before, plenty of times, and each time he, and his merry band of “Dangerous Bluesmen” have put on an unforgettable show.

Local theaters make summer plans

MIDDLEBURY — The prospect of a COVID-resistant population by July is inspiring leaders of the county’s two entertainment hubs to start planning for a return to in-person entertainment later this year. Middlebury’s Town Hall Theater will begin offering out … (read more)

Vergennes theater to relight its footlights

VERGENNES — The volunteers who make up the Friends of the Vergennes Opera House organization — and, in fact, operate the theater — spent late winter and spring learning about how to deal with a pandemic and planning and considering when to re-open the lin … (read more)

Virus forces closure of THT and Vergennes Opera House

ADDISON COUNTY — There’s a popular saying in entertainment circles — “The show must go on.” Well, the coronavirus has trumped that maxim for performance venues around Addison County, as it should. The curtains are drawn and the stage lights have dimmed fo … (read more)

Gripping farm drama to premiere in Vergennes

VERGENNES — The film “SILO” will have its Vermont and New England premiere with two screenings at the Vergennes Opera House on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 1 and 7 p.m.  The screenings are free thanks to the underwriting of Co-operative Insurance Companies, with … (read more)

12