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: “Laughing Wild” Dorset Theatre Festival

by Emily Edelman Dorset Theatre Festival begins its 2021 season with Christopher Durang’s “Laughing Wild,” directed by Jade King Carroll and performed on a specially built outdoor stage in the meadow at Southern Vermont Arts Center in Manchester, Vermont. DTF chose the play in large part for the derivation of…

Dorset Theatre Festival Announces 2021 Pipeline Presentation of New Play by Heidi Armbruster

Dorset, VT– July 12, 2021) Dorset Theatre Festival is proud to announce the 4th annual Pipeline Series of new plays featuring SCARECROW, a new play in development written and performed by the acclaimed writer of the Festival’s world premiere production of MRS. CHRISTIE (2019), Heidi Armbruster, directed by Dina Janis. …

Dorset Theatre Festival Expands Giving Back Program to Include Covid-19 Essential Workers

(DORSET, VT – July 5, 2021) Dorset Theatre Festival is expanding its community access programs this summer to include Covid-19 essential workers in their Giving Back Program, which offers pay-what-you-like tickets to people who serve the community and their families. EMS workers, firefighters, police, veterans and active-duty military personnel, farmers,…

Dorset Theatre Festival Opens 44th season with Christopher Durang’s “Laughing Wild”

(Dorset, VT – June 21, 2021) Dorset Theatre Festival will open its 44th season with a revival of Christopher Durang’s comedy Laughing Wild outdoors at the Southern Vermont Arts Center in Manchester, VT. Directed by the Festival’s resident artist, Jade King Carroll, the play will star Dan Butler (Frasier), who…

Dorset Theatre Festival Announces Season of Live Performances and Audio Plays

(Dorset, VT– May, 27 2021) Dorset Theatre Festival, under the leadership of Artistic Director Dina Janis, is proud to announce its 44th Season, including the inaugural StageFree Audio Plays series, featuring new commissions by playwrights Theresa Rebeck and Chisa Hutchinson, and live main stage performances at the Southern Vermont Arts…

Dorset Theatre Festival Announces 2021 Season of Live Performances and Audio Plays

(Dorset, VT– March 18, 2021) Dorset Theatre Festival, under the leadership of Artistic Director Dina Janis, is proud to announce the Festival’s return for summer 2021, including the inaugural StageFree Audio Play Series, featuring new commissions by playwrights Theresa Rebeck and Chisa Hutchinson, and live outdoor performances at the Southern…

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