Kids take the stage

Kids take the stage

Local school students have been rehearsing for weeks for a variety of theatrical and musical productions. Here are a few highlights. Top: Rice Memorial High School freshman students in the 2017 Stunt Nite performance at the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts in Burlington. A school tradition for 89 years, 2018 Stunt Nite is Tuesday,… Read More »

‘Annie’ and ‘Annie, Jr.’ productions on stage

‘Annie’ and ‘Annie, Jr.’ productions on stage

The fall season means there’s no literal guarantee that the sun will come out tomorrow, but figuratively, local theater can make good on that promise: two productions, “Annie the Musical” and “Annie, Jr.,” are coming to local stages. Lyric Theatre in Burlington presents its third decennial production of the classic musical “Annie” at the Flynn… Read More »

In the round, Shelburne Players consider ‘Sleeping Indoors’

In the round, Shelburne Players consider ‘Sleeping Indoors’

By MARGERY SHARP On opening night of the Shelburne Players’ fall production of “Sleeping Indoors” in Town Hall Center, theatre-goers were seated in a horseshoe-shaped arena designed and executed under the capable eye of director Byron Schmidt. In his program remarks, Schmidt noted “…the text lends itself well to the audience being close.” The set… Read More »

‘Vermont Wild’ author talks critters, TV in Shelburne

The adventures of Vermont game wardens might soon come to the small screen. Charlotte author Megan Price’s “Vermont Wild: Adventures of Fish and Game Wardens” book series is being shopped to national television channels by Hollywood producer and Middlebury native Geoffrey Sharp.  The series focuses on stories of retired game wardens around Vermont. It has… Read More »

New play puts Vermont author’s work on stage

Montpelier’s Lost Nation Theater next month will bring to life the first adaptation of a novel by Vermont author Howard Frank Moser. “Disappearances” was written for the stage by the group’s resident playwright Kim Allen Bent. The book was Moser’s first novel published in 1977. The story centers on a teen, “Wild Bill” and his… Read More »

Annual choral celebration returns this Sunday

Sunday marks the beginning of All Souls Interfaith Gathering’s 17th spiritual season with its annual choral celebration. Highlighting the partnership between All Souls and Shelburne Farms, the celebration is hosted in the cathedral-like Breeding Barn at the farm. The theme for this spiritual year is “Community.” The All Souls Choir and the South County Chorus,… Read More »

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