Category: Plays and Events

SHOW NOTES: Forever

SHOW NOTES: Forever

Plays and Events |July 8, 2016

After the death of her mother, a woman takes a trip to Paris and visits the Père Lachaise cemetery. There, among the graves of her idols, Edith Piaf, Jim Morrison, Oscar Wilde, she unpacks demons, wrestles with the family we are born into and the one we create, and explores the ties that bind a mother and daughter, even from beyond the grave. Read more about the production on our blog, and get your tickets to join us! Read More
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Celebrating Christopher Lloyd

Celebrating Christopher Lloyd

Plays and Events |July 8, 2016

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company may be 80 years old, but we’re always looking for new ways to celebrate theatre and those who make it happen. In August, we will be holding our first annual Weston Honors, which is sure to be a night of fun and talent. This year’s recipient will be star of stage and screen, and beloved Weston alum, Christopher Lloyd. Read More
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Mamma Mia! lights up the Stage

Mamma Mia! lights up the Stage

Plays and Events, Weston News |June 28, 2016

Continuing a full tilt schedule of summer entertainment, Weston presents one of Broadway’s longest-running hits and the feel-good musical of the season! The Vermont Premiere of Mamma Mia! lights up the MainStage from August 4 through August 20. Written by Catherine Johnson, with music and lyrics by Benny Andersson, Bjorn … Read More
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SHOW NOTES: Man of La Mancha

SHOW NOTES: Man of La Mancha

Plays and Events |June 27, 2016

Man of La Mancha tells the tale of the knight Don Quixote as a play within a play. Cervantes and his fellow prisoners perform this play while awaiting a hearing during the Spanish Inquisition. The original Broadway production opened in November 1965, starring Richard Kiley and Joan Diener. It ran for 2,328 performances and won five Tony Awards: Score, Scenic Design, Lead Actor in a Musical, Director of a Musical, and Best Musical. Read More
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Dael Orlandersmith’s FOREVER opens July 14

Dael Orlandersmith’s FOREVER opens July 14

Plays and Events, Weston News |June 27, 2016

One of America’s most highly acclaimed playwrights and actors, Dael Orlandersmith is a Pulitzer finalist, an Obie winner, and a Drama Desk nominee. In 2014, she brought her groundbreaking monologue Stoop Stories to Weston’s OtherStages. This summer she’s back with her latest tour de force, a gripping and beautiful, must-see memoir entitled Forever. Read More
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Show Notes: Schoolhouse Rock, Live!

Show Notes: Schoolhouse Rock, Live!

Plays and Events |June 19, 2016

Schoolhouse Rock, Live! is the most fun-filled class you’ll ever attend! A young school teacher, anxious about his first day of teaching, watches television to try to relax. Various characters come out of the set and tell him how to win over his students by using imagination and music. June 23 - July 10. Read More
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Another Fabulous Artist Retreat

Another Fabulous Artist Retreat

Plays and Events |May 21, 2016

Weston's Artists Retreat provides individual and collaborating artists (writers, composers, directors, actors, choreographers, music directors, designers, artistic directors, and dramaturgs) an opportunity to further a new project with an all-expense paid week in Vermont. Highlights from this month's week of work and performance on the blog. Read More
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Photo Album: Norman has Arrived!

Photo Album: Norman has Arrived!

Plays and Events |April 26, 2016

The Norman Conquests is a brilliant comic trilogy telling the same story from the point of view of three different rooms: Living Together follows the romp in the living room; Table Manners times perfectly to show what happens in the dining room, and Round and Round the Garden depicts desperately funny activities in the garden. Each play stands completely on its own, but together, they are a triumph of theatrical imagination. See photos from the first production, courtesy of Northern Stage, on the blog! Read More
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Photo Album: New Musical Awards 2016

Photo Album: New Musical Awards 2016

Plays and Events |March 2, 2016

A collection of snapshots captures just a bit of the brilliant energy and enthusiasm that filled the Playhouse last weekend when we celebrated Kirsten Childs' Bella: An American Tall Tale. If you were unable to join us, click through to see what you missed! Read More
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Get Excited for Summer 2016

Get Excited for Summer 2016

Plays and Events |February 1, 2016

With the first day of spring just weeks away, we're getting excited for the Summer Season. A recap of production titles on the blog, plus specials events, and ticketing dates! Read More
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