REVIEW: “The Turn of the Screw” at Oldcastle

by Roseann Cane Henry James’s 1898 horror novella, The Turn of the Screw, was first published in a 12-part serial format in Collier’s Weekly. James, a foremost novelist in the English language, found his popularity waning, and although he later said he despised the serial format, he needed income. His…

Oldcastle Theatre Offers Jeffrey Hatcher’s “The Turn of the Screw”

Opening September 3 at Bennington Performing Arts Center is Oldcastle Theatre Company’s final production of the season, THE TURN OF THE SCREW by Jeffrey Hatcher, from a story by Henry James. “One of the things we wanted to do this season is highlight the things that the theatre can do…

REVIEWS: “Shakespeare’s Will” at Oldcastle

SHAKESPEARE’S WILL written by Vern Thiessen. Director: Nathan Stith. Cast: Katrina Ferguson (Anne). Set Design: Richard Howe. Lighting Design: David V. Groupé. Costume Design: Ken Mooney. Sound Design: Cory Wheat. Information SHAKESPEARE’S WILL runs August 6 to August 15. Evening performances (August 6-7 and August 11-14) are at 7:30 p.m.…

Oldcastle Theatre Company Announces 49th Season

Oldcastle Theatre Company and presenting sponsor Bennington Tennis Center are excited to announce the 2021 Season! The season begins on July 9. TICKETS NOW ON SALE ! This season, all seats are $25 and Wednesday night performances are Pay What You Will! Get your tickets now at oldcastletheatre.org/tickets Visiting Mr. Greenby…

Oldcastle Theatre Company Announces Auditions for 2021 Season

 Oldcastle Theatre Company located in Bennington VT announces auditions for 2021 Season CONTRACT: LOA Salary pending agreement (LOA ref. LORT) SEEKING: Equity Principal Actors for all roles for 49th Season at Oldcastle Theatre Company: Visiting Mr. Green by Jeff Baron Shakespeare’s Will by Vern Thiessen Turn of the Screw adapted…

REVIEW: “Water, Water, Everywhere…” at Oldcastle Theatre Company

by Gail M. Burns Oldcastle Producing Artistic Director Eric Peterson has written a play about the ongoing local PFOA crisis. In case you don’t live locally, plants in North Bennington VT, Hoosick Falls, NY, and various other local towns used chemicals that leached PFOA (Perfluorooctanoic acid) into the soil and…

REVIEW: “Brighton Beach Memoirs” at Oldcastle

by Gail M. Burns The minute that Sarah Corey makes her entrance as Neil Simon’s indomitable matriarch, Kate Jerome, Oldcastle Theatre Company‘s production of Brighton Beach Memoirs you know who’s in charge here. This is Corey’s second Oldcastle turn as Kate, having played an older iteration in Broadway Bound in…

REVIEW: “Red” at Oldcastle Theatre Company

by Gail M. Burns “What do you see?” is both the opening line and the penultimate one in John Logan’s play, Red, now on the boards at Oldcastle Theatre. The difference between the fine arts – painting and sculpture – and the performing arts – theatre and dance – is…

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