In Bennington Vermont they are planning for Oldcastle Theatre’s third annual Holiday Variety Show, a nostalgic and fun excursion to a tuneful time of great songs, and humorous radio comedy which will be presented Saturday December 17, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. The show has become a community tradition; a family friendly mix of music, comedy,…
Set in a radio studio on a snowy Christmas Eve in 1946 where five radio personalities retell the story of George Bailey, who goes on an “other-worldly” journey with “angel, second class” Clarence at his side. The play is presented with live sound effects and rapid character changes along with radio jingles, and popular holiday and Christmas songs reminiscent of the time.
A Christmas Carol adapted by Eric Hill and directed by Travis G. Daly will be presented for the sixth time at The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield, MA.
Also in 2017: The Music Man, Lost in Yonkers, Long Day’s Journey into Night, Buyer and Caller, and several Vermont premieres.
WAM Theatre’s Girls Ensemble devises its own show from scratch, reflecting the issues of young women growing up in a complex world.
A chronicle of growing up ‘different’ in the deep South during the depths of the Great Depression and an ode to the simple joys of love shared. A holiday treat the entire family can enjoy together, the play is a terrific alternative to more traditional seasonal fare.
Drawing from Saori Tsukada’s background in Japanese storytelling and Nikki Appino’s experience with American film, “Club Diamond” unfolds through the use of silent film, illustration, and live animation. The production is paired to Tim Fain’s delicate violin composition.