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 »

New Shelburne gallery, artist working space opens Saturday

A former restaurant building at the foot of Webster Road gets a new lease on life with the grand opening this weekend of Roadside Studios, an artist workspace and gallery. The mother-daughter duo of Gillian and Sherry Senior recently purchased the property, renovated, repainted and will host an open house with refreshments Saturday from noon… Read More »

Into the Great Wide Open: A Tom Petty Tribute Oct. 26

Vermont musicians will form a tribute band Thursday at Higher Ground in South Burlington to celebrate the life and music of Tom Petty who died Oct. 2. The band features Lowell Thompson as Tom Petty; Bob Wagner on guitar and bandmate Kat Wright on vocals; Steve Hadeka on drums; Tyler Mast on keys; Swale’s Tyler… 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 »

“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 »