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On Dark Nights Special Events at Lost Nation Theater in July

June 27, 2017
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Three "One Night Only" Special Events - with Comedy, Music, and Storytelling Come to Lost Nation Theater in July


Since its inception Lost Nation Theater has been dedicated to showcasing other members of the performing arts community,
That commitment has seen many forms over the years -  The New Works Showcase, Musical Tuesdays, WinterFest, Vermont Performers Showcase, February Frolics, are all examples.
In our 2015/2016 season, we combined all our special programs presenting other artists & genres under our new "ON DARK NIGHTS" special event series.
This way it doesn't matter when the event happens, or if it's a new work, a musical event,  a dance, created by Vermont artists; when something is ready to happen it can! (It no longer has to fit into a prescribed time or type.)
"On Dark Nights" is not just an evocative title - it's an homage to theatre parlance. In the industry, if you don't have a performance that day/night, you are "dark" (no lights on.)  So "on dark nights" we have the space available to help shine a light on other artists and projects.

We have 3 events in July!

 

PETER GOULD - HORSE DRAWN YOGURT: STORIES FROM TOTAL LOSS FARM
Tuesday, July 11, 7:30pm
LNT Lobby Cabaret
(by donation.)

Funnyman Peter Gould (an acclaimed writer, performer, theater artist, clown, and inspired teacher) reads from his new novel - and shares some anecdotes not necessarily in the book.
The event is co-sponsored by Red Hen Baking - who are providing tasty treats; with additional support from Bear Pond Books - on hand to sell you an (autographed) copy of Peter's book.
All donations that night will go to support LNT's signature ticket subsidy program "David's Tickets" (in honor of David Budbill) Read more about David's Tickets here.

Find out more about Peter Gould's Book:

 

THE CHEEP SHOW: STAND UP COMEDY
Tuesday, July 18, 7:30pm
LNT Lobby Cabaret
($10 Admission)

The Cheep Show is a two-man show featuring stand up, improv and banjo & guitar with Levi & Robert. 
Levi Penley and Robert Price present some good old-fashioned fun with a side of freestyle rap. All the improvisation is based on audience suggestions, so they truly can't do it without you! Levi and Robert live together, laugh together and love other people. 
Vermont audiences know Levi for his critically-acclaimed work in Lost Nation Theater's 2016 production of RED.  The Cheep Show has performed at NYC's Broadway Comedy Club, QED Astoria, and The Tank Theater, among others.

 

THE CHEEP SHOW: WORKSHOP SERIES
Wednesday, July 19, 6pm
LNT 
($30 Admission)

Long-Form Improvisation: A Fun and Invigorating Workshop led by Levi Penley and Robert Price. 3 hours.
Experience all the tools and techniques Long-form Improvisation has to offer in this completely immersive workshop.
Attendees will be on their feet improvising as they learn the many ways that one scene can inspire another, and how to make the transition artfully. These building blocks can be assembled into a limitless array of forms and styles.