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Stowe Theatre Guild: Auditions for 2020 Season

Feb. 7: 7 to 9 p.m.

Feb. 8: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Feb. 9: Callbacks.

“A Gentlemen’s Guide to Love and Murder” (June 10 to 27), Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” (July 15 to Aug. 1), “Bullets Over Broadway” (Aug. 19 to Sept. 5), “A Little Night Music” (Sept. 23 to Oct. 10).

Perform one monologue relevant to the show. Sign up for time slot: Stowe High School, 413 Barrows Rd. Cheryl Casey,


Barre Opera House

  • Comedian Bob Marley

Jan. 23: 7 p.m. doors. 7:30 p.m. show.

Jan. 24: 7:30 p.m. doors. 8 p.m. show.

  • No Strings Marionette Company

Jan. 26: 1 p.m. “Jack and the Beanstalk,” retold with all the magic and mischief marionettes can muster! $7.50.

6 N. Main St. 476-8188,


Flynn Center for the Performing Arts

Tickets on sale for Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE!: King for a Day, May 16, 6 p.m. Musical based on PBS Kids TV series. Age 3 and up.

  • Free Family Saturday

10 a.m. Flynn Lobby.

Feb. 8: Daniel Bernard Roumain.

April 1: Young Traditions Vermont.

June 6: Myra Flynn.

  • Vermont Stage

To Feb. 9: Mark St. Germain, “Relativity.”

March 4 to 22: George Brant, “Marie and Rosetta.”

April 15 to May 10: Lee Hall, “The Pitman Painters.”

June 9 to 14: “The Bake Off 2020.”

Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center, Black Box Theatre, Third Floor, 60 Lake St.

  • MainStage

Jan. 25: 8 p.m. Bassem Youssef, “The Joke is Mightier than the Sword.” The “Jon Stewart of the Arab World.” Political satire in standup format.

Jan. 30: 7 and 9:30 p.m. Bert Kreischer, The Berty Boy World Tour.

Feb. 21: 8 p.m. Masters of Illusion. Fresh, modern spin on time-tested illusions; live on stage in real time.

March 25: 5:30 p.m. doors. 7 p.m. show. Bob Weir and Wolf Bros. All ages.

April 23: 6 p.m. Peppa Pig Adventure!

  • FlynnSpace

Jan. 25: 8 p.m. "Stand Up, Sit Down & Laugh."


Lyric Theatre Company: Roald Dahl’s “Matilda the Musical”

April 2 to 5: Flynn MainStage. 86-FLYNN,


Essex Community Players: “Drinking Habits”

Feb. 28, 29, March 1, 6-8,13-15: Comedy by Tom Smith. Wine-making and romance in laugh-out-loud farce directed by Nan Murat.

Essex Memorial Hall, 5 Towers Road. Tickets:


Northern Vermont University: Dibden Center for the Arts

Feb. 7: Paula Poundstone, comedian and star of NPR’s “Wait, Wait…Don’t Tell Me.”

March 25: Peking Acrobats.


Lost Nation Theater: Show Tickets on Sale

Feb. 1: “Turn of the Screw,” “Complete History of Comedy (Abridged),” “Cabaret,” “The Wiz” “Shakespeare’s Will,” “Pride & Prejudice.”

39 Main St. (City Hall). 802-229-0492,


The Valley Players: 40th Anniversary Season

  • 2020 Productions

To Feb. 2: Fred Carmichael, “Out of Sight...Out of Murder.” Directed by Doug Bergstein.

April 3 to 19: “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.”

June 4 to 20: “Little Shop of Horrors.”


  • 2020 Auditions

Jan. 26, noon, and Jan. 27, 6 p.m.: Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, “Little Shop of Horrors.” Sci-fi horror musical with electrifying 1960s pop/rock score. Age 16 and up. Taught dance combination, reading from the script, song of 16 to 32 bars (song taught or auditioners may prepare a piece). Presented Thursday to Saturday, June 4 to 20.

4254 Main St. 802-583-1674,


Moxie Productions: “Katherine’s Silly Spectacular”

Feb. 9: 2 to 3 p.m. Katherine Marino's one-woman variety show. Juggling, comedy, mime, clowning, sleight of hand, dance, acrobatics. Interactive performance for all ages. Refreshments. Free. Steele Room, Waterbury Municipal Center, 28 N. Main St. Judi Byron, 244-7036.


Grange Hall Cultural Center: Tracie Spencer: "60 First Dates"

Jan 24: 7:30 p.m. Stand-up comedy by Burlington Comedy Diva. $20. or at the door. 317 Howard Ave. Reservations: 802-244-4168,


Grange Hall Cultural Center: MOXIE Productions 2020 One & Only Series

Jan 24: 7:30 p.m. Tracie Spencer: “60 First Dates.” Stand-up comedy by Burlington Comedy Diva. $20. or at the door.

317 Howard Ave. Reservations: 802-244-4168.

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