Northern Stage in White River Junction is celebrating its 15th year bringing professional-level theater to the Upper Valley. For their 100th production, the stage is returning to its very first holiday presentation, Annie.
Agriculture Secretary Roger Allbee joins us to discuss why prices paid to adiry farmers are particularly low this season. Also, how consumers are deciding whether to pre-buy winter heating fuel. And, as summer theaters open, the etiquette of being an audience member.
This economy has people in Vermont’s arts scene looking at practical
questions of keeping community theater, gallery exhibitions and music festivals in business. Also, two Vermont rivers may earn the congressional designation of "wild and scenic." And VPR’s Steve Zind continues our series of reports from Iran.
Survey says Vermonters value the state’s working
landscape; more Vermont
children will be eligible to receive free breakfasts at school this fall; Middlebury
celebrates opening of the Town Hall Theater; a recent UVM graduate among five
activists deported by China for protesting at Olympics.
troubled movie theater in Rutland
has been granted a reprieve.
A judge will hold
off on eviction proceedings which will allow the Plaza Movieplex 9 to stay open
for at least another year.
This weekend Vermont actors were given a once-a-year opportunity to meet
dozens of regional producers and directors all at once. The first "auditioner" of the
day gave us an actor’s perspective on a day that holds the potential for
Bill Schenk, a former chairman of the Theater Department at the University of Vermont, died this week.
came to UVM in 1965 and was instrumental in the growth of theater arts
school. In the 1970’s he oversaw the renovation and move into the
Royall Tyler Theatre, where the department still resides today.