Dorset Theatre Festival Announces 2020 Summer Season

Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps Adapted by Patrick Barlow From the novel by John Buchan From the movie by Alfred Hitchcock Licensed by ITV Global Entertainment Limited Directed by Jess McLeod June 25-July 11 Based on the classic British spy-chase suspense-thriller The 39 Steps contains every single legendary scene from the award-winning movie — including…

“Slow Food” Closes Dorset Theatre Festival’s 42nd Season

(Dorset, Vt. – Aug. 13, 2019) Dorset Theatre Festival, under the leadership of Artistic Director Dina Janis and Producing Director Will Rucker, will begin performances of Slow Food by Wendy MacLeod, the final production of the 42nd Season, on August 22. The comedy will star Peri Gilpin (NBC’s “Frasier,” Native Gardens) in the role of…

REVIEW: “Mrs. Christie” at the Dorset Theatre Festival

When I tell people that the most produced playwright writing in the English language, aside from William Shakespeare, is a woman, they get all excited.   When I tell them that that woman is Dame Agatha Christie they immediately deflate, “Oh,” they say, disappointment tinging their voice, “She doesn’t count.”   And I want to…

Karen Allen to Appear in Reading at Dorset Theatre Festival

(Dorset, VT – July 25, 2019) Dorset Theatre Festival, under the leadership of Artistic Director Dina Janis and Producing Director Will Rucker, will present A Stage of Twilight by Sarah T. Schwab on Tuesday, August 6, 2019. This is the third reading of the acclaimed Pipeline Series of three one-night-only presentations of new work. The…