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 »

“Fun Home,” a musical with Vermont roots, premieres with Vermont Stage

“Fun Home,” a musical with Vermont roots, premieres with Vermont Stage

The 2015 Tony Award-winning musical “Fun Home,” based on Vermonter Alison Bechdel’s graphic novel of the same name, is finally coming to Vermont through the Vermont Stage, Burlington’s only professional theater company. The recent national tour didn’t come to Vermont, and permission to produce the show was granted based on individual applications. Vermont Stage got… Read More »

“Sense & Sensibility” comes to the stage with Lost Nation Theater

“Sense & Sensibility” comes to the stage with Lost Nation Theater

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 England,… Read More »

Shelburne gallery hosts Vt. naturalist painter’s works

Shelburne gallery hosts Vt. naturalist painter’s works

Furchgott Sourdiffe Gallery in Shelburne presents “Origins: Recent Paintings by Adelaide Murphy Tyrol,” Sept. 29 – Nov. 25 with an opening reception Sept. 29, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Adelaide Murphy Tyrol is an accomplished artist whose paintings have been displayed in numerous shows, galleries and museums. She works primarily out of her studios in Plainfield and New… Read More »

Bandaloop’s unique outdoor vertical dances highlight Middlebury College arts this weekend

Bandaloop’s unique outdoor vertical dances highlight Middlebury College arts this weekend

The fall arts season is in full swing and Middlebury College’s Mahaney Center is celebrating its 25th year with a full schedule. This weekend features film, photography and the unique vertical performances of the eclectic dance troupe Bandaloop. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, the company performs at home and travels for 15-30 performances… Read More »

Arts Notes

Tickets on sale for the third Annual Vermont Book Award Gala Tickets are available now to the third annual Vermont Book Award Gala at Vermont College of Fine Arts Alumni Hall Sept. 23 at 6 p.m. featuring entertainment by Kat Wright and readings from award finalists. The highlight of the celebration will be the announcement… Read More »

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