Welcome to our 2015 Season! A mix of old and new, reimagined work, comedy, drama, and music (often all in one show!) 2015 will reunite you with many of your favorite artists – and introduce a few new faces too.
The Main Stage Shows are, at the moment, subject to change, due to availability of performance rights and artists - but this is the plan! Stay tuned for news on Winter Special Events.
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City Hall Arts Center is transformed into a 1940’s broadcast studio as 5 versatile actors and ONE busy sound effects wizard bring Frank Capra’s classic to life in front of a live studio audience (that’s you!).
A modern retelling of the classic myth of through the eyes of its heroine. Dying too young on her wedding day, Eurydice must journey to the underworld. She reunites with her father and struggles to remember her lost love. With contemporary characters, humor, ingenious plot twists, and breathtaking effects, the play is a fresh look at a timeless love story. LNT's production, directed by Eric Love employs aerial silks, shadow puppetry, and music and features Kate Kenney & Christopher Scheer. "Rhapsodically beautiful - an inexpressibly moving theatrical fable about love, loss and the pleasures and pains of memory. - The New York Times
An adventure of the highest order, Stevenson’s classic a new world premier production by LNT’s own Kim Bent, with music by Kathleen Keenan. A tale of buccaneers and buried gold, this coming of age story is full of atmosphere, life-changing decisions, and swash-buckling action. Widely acknowledged as one of the greatest works of storytelling in the English language, Bent is drawn to its unusual combination of colorful and poetic prose: its inherent spectacle & theatricality within its inherently human story. Treasure Island: pirates and mutinies, gunfights and sword fights, narrow escapes, and a young hero who manages to save the day, in an imaginative staging by LNT!
Always...Patsy Cline is based on the true story of Patsy Cline's friendship with Houston housewife Louise Seger. Seger supplies a narrative while Cline floats in and out of the set singing tunes that made her famous. The musical play, complete with down home country humor, true emotion and even some audience participation, includes many of Patsy' unforgettable hits such as Crazy, I Fall to Pieces, Sweet Dreams and Walking After Midnight…27 songs in all. The show’s title was inspired by Cline's letters to Seger, which were consistently signed "Love ALWAYS... Patsy Cline.” LNT’s production will feature Kathleen Keenan.
“Whenever I carve a name, I make a memory of that life” 10th Anniversary of LNT original! A portrait of Barre’s Granite community shaped from the interviews & oral histories: stoneworkers business owners, community pillars, recent immigrants, widows and many, many others tell their stories about work in the quarries, creating enduring monuments, tragedies of accidents, silicosis, and labor disputes. STONE is about their families, dreams, sorrows and joys. Traditional Irish, Italian and French-Canadian music serves as a bridge between characters. 'Stone' Renders a Vermont City's Origins in Grit and Granite - The New York Times
Sir Doyle’s most celebrated Sherlock Holmes story gets a gloriously funny makeover in this “wonderfully barking spoof” (Telegraph). The story: When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead on his estate, a look of terror still etched on his face and a gigantic hound print by his side, England’s most famous detective is summoned to unravel the mystery. Inspired by The 39 Steps, and Reduced Shakespeare Co., this Hound is written for a cast of 3 who play multiple roles. “A mad hilarity that will make you feel quite sane” - Sunday Times, “The most popular of the Sherlock Holmes stories becomes pure comic bliss” - stage
Experience one of The Bard’s most popular comedies. Love at first sight, a wrestling match, cross-dressing and a fool! Shakespeare’s delightful, romantic comedy As You Like It boasts all four, cleverly intertwined with the trials and triumphs of love. Exiled from court, Rosalind ventures into the Forest of Arden with the fool, Touchstone, to discover her true love Orlando awaits her. An elaborate scheme to capture his heart through her witty and playful ploy follows: instruct Orlando how to woo a woman while disguised as a boy. As You Like It was LNT’s first Fall Foliage Shakespeare production 20 years ago. We’re delighted to do it again!