Kick back with your popcorn and browse your favorite channels of clown television. New England Youth Theatre proudly presents, “Clown TV!” A play written and directed by NEYT alum Doran Hamm, aided by Amy Majer, Putnam Smith, and all of the young comedians, “Clown TV!“ is uproarious fun for the whole family.
Weston Playhouse Theatre Company presents Paula Vogel’s Tony-award-winning play about a group of actors who risked everything for theatre, INDECENT (September 26 – October 20 | Walker Farm), Fri & Sat 7:30 pm; Sat 2:00 pm; Sun 3:00 pm; Thurs Sept. 26 & Thurs Oct. 10 at 7:30 pm.
New England Youth Theatre proudly presents an Alumni Anniversary Production of “Horse Drawn Yogurt Radio Hour”, written and directed by Peter Gould, to be performed on Friday, June, 28 at 7 pm, and Saturday, June 29 at 7 pm at NEYT, 100 Flat Street, in Brattleboro. Peter’s Vermont memoir, “Horse Drawn Yogurt”, is a collection of true-life stories of a young man’s (his!) life on a farm commune at the height of the back-to-the-land movement. The book is a Green Writers Press original, and Peter has done more than thirty readings around the state. This newest public Horse-Drawn event will be in the form of a “popular radio program with stories and songs and call-ins,” Gould says, and will feature NEYT favorites Andrew Marchev as the show’s host, with Putnam Smith and Jonny Flood as the show’s regular weekly guests. Peter will play himself. Audience members will pretend to be a live studio audience!
Weston Playhouse Theatre Company presents an ode to youth, life, love, and the strange beauty of human connectedness, I AND YOU (July 4 – July 21 | Walker Farm), Tues – Sat 7:30 pm; Wed & Sat 2:00 pm; Sun 3:00 pm.
Written by America’s most-produced playwright over the last two years, Lauren Gunderson, this smart and inspiring story finds teenage Caroline, who has been ill, stuck inside her home for weeks, months, years, an eternity. One afternoon, her classmate Anthony arrives bearing a beat-up copy of Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass and an urgent assignment from their English teacher. As these two let down their guards and share their secrets, a seemingly mundane poetry project unlocks the much deeper mystery that has brought them together.
Jana Zeller will be presenting her raucous adult hand puppet show, Puppet Crimes on June 20th at 7:30 pm. All the allure of a cabaret-style performance, with rude language and puppet roughhousing, in the sultry atmosphere of The Stone Church in Brattleboro. This dark comedy highlights all the glory of traditional, antiauthoritarian, counter-cultural puppet theater.
New Executive Artistic Director Susanna Gellert makes her Weston directorial debut with the world’s longest-running musical, THE FANTASTICKS (June 20 – July 13 | Weston Playhouse), Tues – Sat 7:30 pm; Wed & Sat 2:00 pm; Sun 3:00 pm.