Arts Brief

Steinway visits Vermont with piano sale and benefit Nov. 1-4 Steinway & Sons will visit Montpelier for a “Steinway Comes to Vermont” promotion featuring free piano presentations, musical performances, and a two-day sales event offering significantly reduced prices on Steinway and Steinway-designed Boston and Essex grand and upright pianos. The event will be held at… Read More »

CVU presents “Joseph” musical next weekend

CVU presents “Joseph” musical next weekend

Next weekend, Oct. 27-29, the Champlain Valley Union High School Theatre Program presents Andrew Lloyd Webber’s beloved musical, “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.” The cast, crew, and orchestra includes 85 CVU students as well as a children’s choir featuring 19 pupils from neighboring middle schools. Performances: Fri.-Sat. Oct. 27-28, 7:30 p.m.; Sun. Oct. 29,… Read More »

Arts Notes

Staged reading planned of ‘Shakespeare’s Sister’ A staged reading of “Shakespeare’s Sister” by Emma Whipday, a riff on Virginia Woolf’s rumination, “What would have happened had Shakespeare had a wonderfully gifted sister called Judith, let us say…?” will be presented Sunday, Oct. 15, at 3 p.m. at Colchester’s Mead Hall. The Vermont Shakespeare Festival will… Read More »

Montpelier’s Lost Nation Theater brings “Sense & Sensibility” to stage

Montpelier’s Lost Nation Theater  brings “Sense & Sensibility” to stage

Lost Nation Theater in Montpelier presents the Vermont premiere of Jane Austen’s “Sense & Sensibility” in a stage adaptation by Kate Hamill. The story follows the fortunes and misfortunes of the Dashwood sisters – sensible Elinor and hypersensitive Marianne –after their father’s sudden death leaves them financially destitute and socially vulnerable. Set in gossipy early-1800s… Read More »

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