News

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

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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WESTON CELEBRATES ANOTHER BIRTHDAY

Aug 4, 2016 in News

On Friday, August 12 from 5 to 7pm, everyone is invited to pack a picnic basket and come to Weston’s town Green to honor the nine pioneer women who 130 years ago turned a smelly frog pond and muddy swamp into what is now called the most beautiful Town Green in Vermont. Come listen to a free concert by the enchanting Blue Flames Steel Band who for the 8th year are donating their talent an time to a festive community celebration. Come and visit the anniversary year upgrading of our beautiful Park with the freshly painted bandstand, repaired...

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David Sanger Returns to Weston on 8/14

Aug 1, 2016 in News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 1, 2016 Media Contact: kpace@westonplayhouse.org p: (802) 379-3617 www.westonplayhouse.org Weston Playhouse welcomes David Sanger for return engagement Weston, VT. New York Times’ National Security Correspondent David E. Sanger returns to Weston Playhouse for a special one-night-only lecture on August 14: “A Raucous Election. A World Afire.” Tickets are on sale now and include Sanger’s take on current events, and a moderated audience question and answer session, followed by a dessert reception with an...

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Mamma Mia! lights up the stage at Weston Playhouse

Jul 27, 2016 in News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 27, 2016   Media Contact: kpace@westonplayhouse.org p: (802) 379-3617 www.westonplayhouse.org Mamma Mia! lights up the stage at Weston Playhouse Weston, VT. Continuing a full tilt schedule of summer entertainment, Weston presents one of Broadway’s longest-running hits and the feel-good musical of the season! The Vermont Premiere of Mamma Mia! lights up the MainStage from August 4 through August 20. Written by Catherine Johnson, with music and lyrics by Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus, and Stig Anderson, the story...

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