Category: Weston News

Weston Playhouse Announces New Musical Award Winner

Plays and Events, Weston News |February 7, 2017

Writer/composer Zack Zadek’s DEATHLESS has been chosen for the Weston Playhouse Theatre Company’s 11th annual New Musical Award. Nominated by Jennifer Ashley Tepper of Feinstein’s/54 Below, DEATHLESS follows the road trip of a grieving family who are asking questions about life and death in the modern age in the face … Read More
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Weston Playhouse’s Weston 101 Returns to Fill Winter Evenings

Weston Playhouse’s Weston 101 Returns to Fill Winter Evenings

Education, Weston News |December 16, 2016

The Weston Playhouse Theatre Company’s Weston 101, a series of entertaining and interactive classes in anticipation of the productions in its 2017 season, returns for its second year with reduced prices and an array of artists participating live and via video link. Hosted by Weston Director of Education/Artistic Associate Piper … Read More
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WESTON ANNOUNCES 2017 SUMMER SEASON

WESTON ANNOUNCES 2017 SUMMER SEASON

Weston News |December 8, 2016

Vermont’s award-winning Weston Playhouse Theatre Company announces a blockbuster line-up for its 81st summer season, continuing its tradition of “celebrating the classics and nurturing the new.” Highlights include a 4-play MainStage season of Tony Award winners, 3 prestigious Vermont Premieres, and the long-awaited opening of its new second stage. “We … Read More
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Michael Berresse appointed Associate Artistic Director

Michael Berresse appointed Associate Artistic Director

Featured, Weston News |December 8, 2016

Vermont’s Weston Playhouse Theatre Company announces the appointment of award-winning actor/director Michael Berresse to the Weston staff. Berresse, who has worked with the company over five seasons, will become its first Associate Artistic Director in January. A Tony and Olivier-nominated actor and OBIE award-winning director, Michael Berresse has numerous Broadway … Read More
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Holiday Fun for a Great Local Cause!

Holiday Fun for a Great Local Cause!

About Town, Weston News |November 29, 2016

When the turkey is all eaten, Black Friday shopping is done, and you’ve still got about 29 more days until Christmas, what else can you do to get into the holiday spirit? You could listen to Christmas songs on repeat, and you could watch The 25 Days of Christmas. Maybe … Read More
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Weston Playhouse Wraps Another “Groundbreaking” Season

Weston Playhouse Wraps Another “Groundbreaking” Season

Weston News |September 16, 2016

Last week, over 1,000 area high school students traveled to Weston Playhouse for subsidized matinee performances of Arthur Miller’s All My Sons. The final MainStage American Masters production capped a record-breaking summer season celebrating the classics and nurturing the new and brought part one of the Company’s … Read More
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Arthur Miller’s ALL MY SONS opens August 25

Arthur Miller’s ALL MY SONS opens August 25

Plays and Events, Weston News |August 18, 2016

Beginning August 25, Weston presents the pivotal play of Arthur Miller’s career and the second production of its five-year American Masters series, an initiative dedicated to bringing classics of American drama to Weston’s stage with artists of national stature. All My Sons won Miller the first Tony award ever bestowed … Read More
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Murder for Two on Weston’s Second Stage

Murder for Two on Weston’s Second Stage

Plays and Events, Weston News |August 9, 2016

Each season, Weston Playhouse Theatre Company lives up to the challenge of producing a schedule that appeals to its wide-ranging and devoted audience. Family-friendly events, blockbuster musicals, and masterworks are off-set by critically-acclaimed contemporary plays and performances. Fresh from an extended Off-Broadway run, Murder for Two is one of … Read More
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The New York Times’ David Sanger to Speak

The New York Times’ David Sanger to Speak

Weston News |August 1, 2016

SPECIAL BENEFIT EVENT. David Sanger is National Security Correspondent for The New York Times and one of the newspaper’s senior writers. He returns to Weston Playhouse for a special one-night-only lecture on August 14: “A Raucous Election. A World Afire.” $35 admission includes Sanger’s take on current events, audience q&a, and a dessert reception with an opportunity to meet, mingle, and discuss. Read More
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An Evening with Benjamin Scheuer

An Evening with Benjamin Scheuer

Weston News |July 15, 2016

Singer/Songwriter Benjamin Scheuer returns to Weston’s MainStage for a special benefit performance on Monday evening, July 25th. Scheuer is the creator and performer of the one-man show THE LION. Developed in part at a Weston Artists Retreat, THE LION won the 2015 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Solo Performance when it premiered off-Broadway, where it was called “the best new musical this year” by The Huffington Post, The Stage, and Playbill. Read More
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