Oldcastle Theatre Company Announces Auditions for 2022 Season

Oldcastle Theatre Company in Bennington, VT seeks Equity Actors (and those interested in joining the union) for our 50th Anniversary Season (there are no non-union roles available). Oldcastle Theatre Company Artistic Director: Nathan StithAssociate Artistic Director: Richard HoweExecutive Director: Jennifer JasperOldcastle Theatre Company331 Main StreetBennington VT 05201www.oldcastletheatre.org Equity LOA Contract. …

REVIEWS: “Shakespeare’s Will” at Oldcastle

by Jeannie Marlin Woods Undoubtedly, William Shakespeare is one of the most intriguing figures in history and literature. Our fascination is due, in part, to the paucity of verifiable information on the life of the world’s greatest playwright. Even fewer facts are known about his wife, Anne Hathaway. So, SHAKESPEARE’S…

Oldcastle Theatre Company Presents “Shakespeare’s Will”

After a very successful opening production, Oldcastle Theatre Company’s 49th season continues with SHAKESPEARE’S WILL, running August 6–15. “We are so grateful to all of the people who came out to see VISITING MR. GREEN,” says Artistic Director, Nathan Stith. “You could really feel the excitement about returning to live…

REVIEW: “Visiting Mr. Green” at Oldcastle Theatre Company

by Emily Edelman In Visiting Mr. Green by Jeff Baron, which opens Oldcastle Theatre Company’s 2021 season, 86-year-old widower Mr. Green is nearly hit by a vehicle driven by young businessman Ross Gardiner, who is ordered by a judge to make weekly visits to Mr. Green for six months as…

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: “Proof” at Oldcastle Theatre Company

by Gail M. Burns David Auburn’s Proof burst on the national consciousness nearly twenty years ago – winning Tonys and a Pulitzer and being made into a big budget, star-studded film – so the initial flurry of professional and amateur productions across the country has run its course and the…

REVIEW: “The Almost True and Truly Remarkable Adventures of Israel Potter” at Oldcastle

by Gail M. Burns Israel Potter: His Fifty Years of Exile, first published in serial form from 1854-1855, is Herman Melville’s only historical novel, based on the 1824 pamphlet The Life and Remarkable Adventures of Israel R. Potter by Henry Trumbull which Melville had acquired in the 1840’s. Melville disliked his…

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