REVIEW: “Scarecrow” at the Dorset Theatre Festival

by Emily Edelman Heidi Armbruster’s semi-autobiographical one-woman show “Scarecrow” opens with two well-meaning friends offering awkward advice to the main character on how to make funeral arrangements for her father, who is in the hospital dying of cancer. Based on the author’s own experience of living with her father for…

Dorset Theatre Festival Opens 45th Season with “Wait Until Dark”

(Dorset, VT– JUNE 17, 2022) Dorset Theatre Festival will open the 45th Season of professional summer theatre at the Dorset Playhouse with a regional revival of the classic thriller, Wait Until Dark, directed by Jackson Gay. The preview performance is scheduled for Thursday, June 23 at 7:30 PM, and the…

REVIEW: “Queen of the Night” at the Dorset Theatre Festival

by Emily Edelman Dorset Theatre Festival’s final live offering in its 2021 season is “Queen of the Night” by travis tate, in which a father (Danny Johnson) and son (Leland Fowler) explore family relationships, queerness and masculinity while on a camping trip in southeast Texas. Dorset’s specially built outdoor stage…

REVIEW” “DIG” at the Dorset Theatre Festival

by Gail M. Burns We are so blessed with the close and productive relationship between playwright Theresa Rebeck and the Dorset Theatre Festival, where she has developed at Dorset more than half a dozen plays, most have which have gone on to productions at other major regional theatres and in…

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