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There is always something going on in Weston…… Winter, Spring, Summer and Fall. Here are a few highlights of some of our annual events.

Folk Singer Elizabeth Rogers Returns to Weston on Dec. 10

Dec 6, 2017 in News

On December 10, at 4:00 PM, celebrated contemporary folk singer Elizabeth Rogers will perform in concert at Weston’s Old Parish Church. She will be accompanied by Grammy-winning cellist Eugene Friesen. This concert is the latest presentation in the Hearts & Voices Performance Series, established in 2009 by Old Parish Church in memory of G. Frederick (Fritz) Zeller. Ms. Rogers’ H&V appearance in 2015, also with Mr. Friesen, may well be the best received and best attended performance in the eight years that H&V has been in...

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Weston Announces 2018 Theatre Line-Up

Dec 6, 2017 in News

  Founding Directors expand programming for send-off season. Weston, VT. Vermont’s award-winning Weston Playhouse Theatre Company announces a blockbuster line-up for its 2018 season. Founding Directors Malcolm Ewen, Tim Fort, and Steve Stettler continue Weston’s tradition of “celebrating the classics and nurturing the new” in their 31st and final season at the helm of the esteemed company. The season includes three productions on the company’s Main Stage at the historic Weston Playhouse and four productions at its new...

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Weston Holiday Cabaret December 15th and 16th

Nov 30, 2017 in News

Weston Holiday Cabaret December 15th and 16th Six former Weston Young Company members McKenzie Jones, Emily Morris, Matthew Pitts, Allie Seibold, Michael Seltzer, and Jacob Waldron return under the direction of Founding Director Tim Fort, for the first Weston Holiday Cabaret at the Company’s second stage, Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm! Lovers of the summer Cabaret will adore this fun and festive holiday take on the popular summer staple. The Winter Cabaret is a perfect way to get into the holiday spirit and support Weston’s...

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Joe Iconis and Family Opens New Weston Playhouse October 1st

Sep 15, 2017 in News

Joe Iconis and Family First to Open the New Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm ­ October 1st – 8th Weston, VT – Writer and rabble-rouser Joe Iconis brings his merry band of musical theatre punks back to Weston to open the new state-of-the-art Weston Playhouse at Walker Farm. Joe Iconis and Family will perform some of the hottest work in musical theatre in this new, versatile space during Vermont’s peak foliage week! Audiences will remember Joe and his family of actor/singer/musicians from Weston’s 2015 production of Pump Boys and...

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“Colonial Craft Day” Returns to Weston in 2017

Sep 11, 2017 in News

The Weston Historical Society is proud to present the fifth annual Colonial Craft Day on September 16. It’s an event that is educational and entertaining for the whole family. Please join us. On Saturday, September 16, between the hours of 11 and 4, the Weston Historical Society will present the Fifth Colonial Craft Day on their museum campus, just north of the Weston Green on Route 100. Skills of the 18th and 19th centuries will be demonstrated, and tools and machinery of the period will be in operation and on display. Previous Days have...

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Gypsy Reel to Returns to Weston For a Labor Day Concert

Aug 31, 2017 in News

Gypsy Reel, Vermont’s highly-popular “Celtic Band that Rocks”, will return for their seventh annual Labor Day concert in the Bandstand on the Green in Weston, on Monday, September 4th, at 4 pm. Hopefully the sun will be shining again, with the beautiful old trees on the Weston Green providing lovely shade for the band and audience alike, so bring chairs and a picnic. There is no cost to attend. Gypsy Reel has just recorded a new CD with music from recent live performances and selections from that CD will be introduced into their...

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Weston Playhouse Theatre Company Presents “Tenderly”

Jun 30, 2017 in News

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company Presents “Tenderly” The Amazing Personal Story of Rosemary Clooney – Opens July 13th Another remarkable Vermont Premiere at Weston’s OtherStages. Next on the Weston Playhouse’s intimate OtherStages is the Vermont Premiere of the new musical TENDERLY, starring Weston favorites Susan Haefner and Samuel Lloyd, Jr., seen in last summer’s smash hit, Mamma Mia!. Beloved actress/singer Rosemary Clooney delighted America for nearly five decades.  Her story comes to life in TENDERLY, an inspiring new...

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Weston Playhouse Theatre Company Presents: Once – Beginning June 27th

Jun 14, 2017 in News

This Vermont premiere is a must-see. ONCE won eight awards at the 2012 Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Based on the film of the same name, Once also won the 2008 Academy Award for Best Original Song. This musical hit from stage to screen will open the 2017 Mainstage season at the Weston Playhouse. Set in Dublin, this soaring romantic tale chronicles the chance meeting of an Irish street musician and a young Czech woman. The musical features an ensemble of actor/singer/musicians, who together discover tenderness in unexpected places and...

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WESTON ANNOUNCES 2017 SUMMER SEASON

Nov 29, 2016 in News

Contact: Emily Pariseau                                                          FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tel. 802-824-8167 x 112 Email: epariseau@westonplayhouse.org Date: November 29, 2016 WESTON ANNOUNCES 2017 SUMMER SEASON Broadway Hits, Vermont Premieres, and the opening of a new Second Stage Vermont’s award-winning Weston Playhouse Theatre Company announces a blockbuster line-up for its 81st summer season, continuing its tradition of “celebrating the classics and nurturing the...

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