New Season at Weston Playhouse
The Weston Playhouse Theatre Company in Weston, Vt. continues its top-quality theatre with a summer season of Broadway blockbusters and exciting new works supported by a commitment to affordability for Vermont audiences.
“We’re very excited about this season, and we want to be sure that every Vermonter who wants to enjoy it can be there,” comments producing artistic director, Steve Stettler. The company has undertaken a major expansion of its VTix program, offering heavily discounted tickets for residents, from the day the box office opens on May 1. Weston’s new VTix program will make 25 MainStage tickets available at $25 and 15 OtherStages tickets available at $15, for every performance of the season on a first-come, first-served basis. VTix must be booked by phone or in person and details will be available on the theatre’s web site. The Weston summer roster includes: ‘Analog and Vinyl,’ a new pop-rock musical set in a vintage record store, June 26 to July 12; ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,’ a hilarious Tony-winning comedy featuring three middle-aged siblings as they grapple with life and love, July 17 to 26; the legendary musical ‘A Chorus Line,’ July 31 to August 23; and Anton Chekhov’s ’Uncle Vanya,’ adapted by award-winning playwright Annie Baker. In this fresh take, set in contemporary Vermont with a cast that includes actors Christopher Lloyd and Campbell Scott, an aging professor returns with his beautiful young wife to his family’s country estate, causing tempers to flare and passions to ignite, August 28 to September 6. The annual show for young families will be a hip new musical. ‘The Three Little Pigs’ by Anthony Drewe and George Stiles, features Weston’s talented Young Company from the country’s top undergraduate theatre programs, June 19 to July 12. Actor/playwright Dael Orlandersmith stars in the Vermont premiere of her one-woman, ‘Stoop Stories.’ In one unforgettable act, the Obie winner takes audiences on a remarkable tour of New York City by embodying a gallery of intriguing characters, July 24 to August 3. And in ‘The Marvelous Wonderettes: Caps and Gowns,’ a quartet of lovely ladies sing dazzling tunes from the 50s and 60s, August 14 to September 7.
Ticket and subscription sales start May 1. Call 802-824-5288 or visit westonplayhouse.org. The Weston Playhouse Theatre Company is a nationally known, award-winning nonprofit theatre.