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Town Hall Theater http://addisonindependent.com/taxonomy/term/261/all en Pop-up plays' offer a unique opportunity for writers http://addisonindependent.com/201502pop-plays-offer-unique-opportunity-writers <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Take six writers and give them 12 hours to write a 10-minute play. Include some random ingredients, some curveballs, and one line chosen by the public. The next day, grab a director and tons of actors, rehearse those shows and perform them that night at 7:30. That&rsquo;s &ldquo;Pop-Up Plays,&rdquo; popping up for the second year at Town Hall Theater on Saturday, March 7, at 7:30 p.m. The whole event takes place in 24 hours, which makes it the freshest theater experience around.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/28701">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201502pop-plays-offer-unique-opportunity-writers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Town Hall Theater writing Mon, 23 Feb 2015 14:08:21 +0000 Zach Despart 28701 at http://addisonindependent.com Theater preview: Actors workshop opens up a six-pack of comedy http://addisonindependent.com/201406actors-workshop-opens-six-pack-comedy <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-24147" style="width: 152px;"><a href="/201406actors-workshop-opens-six-pack-comedy"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/play7376.thumbnail.jpg" alt="play7376.jpg" title="play7376.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="152" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> JASON LORBER REHEARSES a scene with Mark Nash and Karen Lefkoe from one of six short plays the Middlebury Actors Workshop will present at the Town Hall Theater June 26-29. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> David Weinstock </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY-June starts the summer theater season, so turn off the TV and come to Town Hall Theater for Middlebury Actors Workshop&rsquo;s latest sampler of one-act plays, &ldquo;Summer Shorts.&rdquo; This six-pack of comedies opens Thursday, June 26, for five performances, including a Saturday matinee.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/24148">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201406actors-workshop-opens-six-pack-comedy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Featured Middlebury Actors Workshop Town Hall Theater Thu, 26 Jun 2014 14:10:54 +0000 Weyland Joyner 24148 at http://addisonindependent.com Woodworkers take a seat for THT 'chair-ity' http://addisonindependent.com/201405woodworkers-take-seat-tht-chair-ity <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-23107" style="width: 71px;"><a href="/201405woodworkers-take-seat-tht-chair-ity"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/BigChair0611.thumbnail.jpg" alt="BigChair0611.jpg" title="BigChair0611.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="71" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> TOWN HALL THEATER Executive Director Doug Anderson sits with Nancy Malcolm in the giant Adirondack chair she just finished for the theater&#039;s &quot;Big Chair Project.&quot; Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">MIDDLEBURY &mdash; People visiting downtown Middlebury after Memorial Day are likely to wonder if they became Lilliputians overnight.</span></p> <p> That&rsquo;s because five over-sized chairs will be set up at some conspicuous downtown spots, a scene that will make for some comical seating opportunities and photo ops.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/23108">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201405woodworkers-take-seat-tht-chair-ity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury chairs Featured fundraiser Town Hall Theater Mon, 05 May 2014 12:09:24 +0000 Zach Despart 23108 at http://addisonindependent.com Plays to 'pop-up' overnight at THT as playwrights, actors face a deadline http://addisonindependent.com/201404plays-pop-overnight-tht <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-22674" style="width: 95px;"><a href="/201404plays-pop-overnight-tht"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/HaleyatTHT4030 .thumbnail.jpg" alt="HaleyatTHT4030 .jpg" title="HaleyatTHT4030 .jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="95" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> HALEY RICE, OPERATIONS manager of Town Hall Theater in Middlebury is organizing a pop-up play event that will give playwrights, actors, directors and crews just 24 hours to write, rehearse and stage six 10-minute plays. They plays will be performed Saturday night. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> <span style="line-height: 20.799999237060547px;">MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The term &ldquo;pop-up&rdquo; was once confined to describing three-dimensional artwork in storybooks. It&rsquo;s now being applied to spontaneous gatherings that bring attention to products, causes or activities &mdash; such as pop-up stores or concerts.</span></p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/22651">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201404plays-pop-overnight-tht" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Featured Town Hall Theater Thu, 10 Apr 2014 13:22:06 +0000 Zach Despart 22651 at http://addisonindependent.com Town Hall Theater eyes big moves; new acting co. is first up http://addisonindependent.com/201308town-hall-theater-eyes-big-moves <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-18373" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201308town-hall-theater-eyes-big-moves"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/TownHallTh_0264.thumbnail.jpg" alt="TownHallTh_0264.jpg" title="TownHallTh_0264.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> TIM GUILES IS a member of a new semi-professional drama company that will perform at Middlebury’s Town Hall Theater. The as-yet-unnamed company will offer its first production, “Shrek,” this November. Independent photo/Andrea Warren </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Middlebury Town Hall Theater (THT) Executive Director Douglas Anderson metaphorically looks upon entertainment ideas as tiny flames that should be fanned to burn brightly on the community&rsquo;s stage. And Anderson has been doing a lot of fanning these days on some new ventures that could soon ignite a veritable blaze of visual and auditory pyrotechnics at the THT.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/18375">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201308town-hall-theater-eyes-big-moves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Featured THT Town Hall Theater Mon, 12 Aug 2013 14:55:57 +0000 John McCright 18375 at http://addisonindependent.com Shakespeare for the uninitiated: Theater, actors team up for innovative new show http://addisonindependent.com/201307shakespeare-uninitiated-theater-actors-team-innovative-new-show <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-17913" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201307shakespeare-uninitiated-theater-actors-team-innovative-new-show"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/shakespeareduo2311.thumbnail.jpg" alt="shakespeareduo2311.jpg" title="shakespeareduo2311.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MELISSA LOURIE OF the Middlebury Actors Workshop and Lindsay Pontius of the Town Hall Theater have created a Shakespeare performance that combines seven scenes from six plays with original material and commentary. “Straight-Up Shakespeare – The Things We Do For Love” will be performed at the Hannaford Career Center A.R.T. Black Box Theater on July 13 and 14. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Xian Chiang-Warren </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; An original, fast-paced initiative of the Town Hall Theater&rsquo;s educational outreach arm has combined favorite scenes from Shakespeare&rsquo;s most popular plays into one performance.</p> <p> Called &ldquo;Straight-up Shakespeare: The Things We Do for Love,&rdquo; the 50-minute romp through the drama-filled world of Shakespeare&rsquo;s comedies and tragedies is THT&rsquo;s answer to increasing requests for live Shakespeare shows.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/17914">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201307shakespeare-uninitiated-theater-actors-team-innovative-new-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Middlebury Actors Workshop Town Hall Theater Thu, 11 Jul 2013 18:16:55 +0000 Devon Vila 17914 at http://addisonindependent.com Theater preview: 'God of Carnage' shows that behaving well gets you nowhere http://addisonindependent.com/201306theater-preview-god-carnage-shows-behaving-well-gets-you-nowhere <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-17611" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201306theater-preview-god-carnage-shows-behaving-well-gets-you-nowhere"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Carnage-287.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Carnage-287.jpg" title="Carnage-287.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> HARRY MCENERNY, LEFT, Chris Caswell, Ben Ash and Karen Lefkoe go at it in the Middlebury Actors Workshop production of “God of Carnage” at Town Hall Theater, June 27-30. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Middlebury Actors Workshop will present Yasmina Reza&rsquo;s 2009 Tony Award-winning play, &ldquo;God of Carnage,&rdquo; Thursday-Sunday, June 27-30, at Town Hall Theater in Middlebury. This fast-paced, wicked little comedy of manners takes on parenthood, civilization and the hypocrisy we all indulge in when defending our own.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/17612">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201306theater-preview-god-carnage-shows-behaving-well-gets-you-nowhere" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Featured Middlebury Town Hall Theater Mon, 24 Jun 2013 13:46:58 +0000 xian 17612 at http://addisonindependent.com Town Hall Theater to celebrate five years with gala event http://addisonindependent.com/201306town-hall-theater-celebrate-five-years-gala-event <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; &ldquo;It seems like we opened just yesterday,&rdquo; says Town Hall Theater executive director Douglas Anderson. &ldquo;It&rsquo;s come as a shock to all of us that we&rsquo;ve been at this for 5 years. I guess time passes when you&rsquo;re having fun.&rdquo;</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/17378">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201306town-hall-theater-celebrate-five-years-gala-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Town Hall Theater Mon, 10 Jun 2013 14:38:29 +0000 Devon Vila 17378 at http://addisonindependent.com Opera review: Tchaikovsky and Tatiana triumph at Town Hall Tenth http://addisonindependent.com/201306opera-review-tchaikovsky-and-tatiana-triumph-town-hall-tenth <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-17260" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201306opera-review-tchaikovsky-and-tatiana-triumph-town-hall-tenth"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/operaDSC_6797.thumbnail.JPG" alt="operaDSC_6797.JPG" title="operaDSC_6797.JPG" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> SOPRANO SUZANNE KANTORSKI-MERRILL uses her amazing voice and stage presence to great affect in the Opera Company of Middlebury’s production of Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin” at the Town Hall Theater through June 8. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Nancy Maxwell </div> </div> </div> <p> <strong>Opera review by NANCY MAXWELL</strong></p> <p> Note to self regarding reviewing Opera Company of Middlebury&rsquo;s production of &ldquo;Eugene Onegin&rdquo;: Do NOT gush. Note to self: Forget note to self.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/17261">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201306opera-review-tchaikovsky-and-tatiana-triumph-town-hall-tenth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Featured opera Town Hall Theater Mon, 03 Jun 2013 15:07:44 +0000 John McCright 17261 at http://addisonindependent.com Discarded pianos prepared for an encore on downtown streets http://addisonindependent.com/201305discarded-pianos-prepared-encore <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-17068" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201305discarded-pianos-prepared-encore"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/pianomegyesi2899.thumbnail.jpg" alt="pianomegyesi2899.jpg" title="pianomegyesi2899.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> LOUIS MEGYESI’S CONTRIBUTION to the Town Hall Theater public piano project features a painting of the falls in downtown Middlebury. Megyesi lives and paints in East Middlebury. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> John Flowers </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Yinglei Zhang has earned her well-earned artistic reputation by using a thin brush to deftly place ink and watercolor strokes on delicate rice paper.</p> <p> But her latest canvas weighs in at several hundred pounds and will require some burly football players to move it from her studio when it is ready.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/17071">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201305discarded-pianos-prepared-encore" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Featured Town Hall Theater Thu, 23 May 2013 14:19:36 +0000 John McCright 17071 at http://addisonindependent.com Town Hall Theater gallery showcases unique works by women artists http://addisonindependent.com/201303town-hall-theater-gallery-showcases-unique-works-women-artists <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-15963" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201303town-hall-theater-gallery-showcases-unique-works-women-artists"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/Blue Swan exhibit.thumbnail.jpg" alt="Blue Swan exhibit.jpg" title="Blue Swan exhibit.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> PHOEBE STONE’S “INTERIOR with Landscape and Still Life” can be seen in the March exhibit “The Blue Swans — Seven Women Artists” in the Jackson Gallery at Town Hall Theater. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; The Jackson Gallery at Town Hall Theater presents &ldquo;The Blue Swans &mdash; Seven Women Artists,&rdquo; featuring paintings and monoprints by Klara Calitri, Linda Hampton Smith, Molly Hawley, Patricia LeBon Herb, Phoebe Stone, Sarah Wesson and Yinglei Zhang. The exhibit runs March 1-31.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/15964">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201303town-hall-theater-gallery-showcases-unique-works-women-artists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Featured Middlebury Town Hall Theater Mon, 18 Mar 2013 14:52:47 +0000 xian 15964 at http://addisonindependent.com Local elementary students to perform 'King Lear' at THT http://addisonindependent.com/201303local-elementary-students-perform-king-lear-tht <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-bylinetaxo"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By:&nbsp;</div> Addison Independent </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; At the second annual production of the Town Hall Theater&rsquo;s &ldquo;Shakespeare: It&rsquo;s Elementary&rdquo; program 110 students will perform &ldquo;King Lear.&rdquo; Performances are on Thursday, March 14, at 6 and 7:30 p.m.</p> <p> Students from three fifth-grade classes at Mary Hogan Elementary and one class each at Leicester Central and Shoreham Elementary have worked for 10 weeks on all elements of text and performance, including reading comprehension, stage fighting and scene craft, among others.</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/15841">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201303local-elementary-students-perform-king-lear-tht" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury Leicester Central School Mary Hogan Elementary Shoreham Elementary Town Hall Theater Mon, 11 Mar 2013 15:02:02 +0000 xian 15841 at http://addisonindependent.com Vermont native acts out his California life on stage http://addisonindependent.com/201208vermont-native-acts-out-his-california-life-stage <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-13062" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201208vermont-native-acts-out-his-california-life-stage"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/mikesommers0553.thumbnail.jpg" alt="mikesommers0553.jpg" title="mikesommers0553.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> MIDDLEBURY NATIVE MIKE Sommers will present his one-­man show at the Town Hall Theater on Sept. 7. The show is a dark comedy about Sommers’ experiences as a resident of West Oakland, Calif., in a rough, culturally diverse neighborhood. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &mdash; Some playwrights can spend months in dank libraries or other exotic places researching script material for stage performances.</p> <p> But Middlebury native Mike Sommers has fashioned a 90-minute, one-man play just by drinking in the sights from the stoop of his house in West Oakland, Calif.</p> <h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/13063">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201208vermont-native-acts-out-his-california-life-stage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vermont actor Featured Middlebury Town Hall Theater Mon, 03 Sep 2012 12:10:45 +0000 John Flowers 13063 at http://addisonindependent.com Talented singers learn German for Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro" http://addisonindependent.com/201208talented-singers-learn-german-mozarts-marriage-figaro <div class="image-attach-teaser image-attach-node-12784" style="width: 156px;"><a href="/201208talented-singers-learn-german-mozarts-marriage-figaro"><img src="http://addisonindependent.com/files/images/opera8091-CMYK.thumbnail.jpg" alt="opera8091-CMYK.jpg" title="opera8091-CMYK.jpg" class="image image-thumbnail " width="156" height="100" /></a></div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-cutline"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> STUDENTS IN A MIDDLEBURY College German for Singers and Vocal Coaches program at the summer German School rehearse for a weekend performance of “The Marriage of Figaro.” The classic Mozart opera will be performed at the Town Hall Theater on Friday and at the Vergennes Opera House on Saturday. Independent photo/Trent Campbell </div> </div> </div> <p> MIDDLEBURY &ndash;&ndash; World-class opera usually comes to Addison County but once a year at the June Opera Company of Middlebury performance. And even then it is not usually opera sung entirely in German.</p> <p> But over the past six weeks 11 singers have studied, prepared and rehearsed&nbsp; in German for performances here this weekend of Mozart&rsquo;s &ldquo;The Marriage of Figaro.&rdquo;</p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/12785">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201208talented-singers-learn-german-mozarts-marriage-figaro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury arts opera Town Hall Theater Thu, 09 Aug 2012 14:50:48 +0000 Kaitlyn Kirkaldy 12785 at http://addisonindependent.com Story, staging, singing fuels a hit http://addisonindependent.com/201206story-staging-singing-fuels-hit <p> <em>Editor&rsquo;s note: Doug Anderson&rsquo;s contemporary staging of the Massenet opera &ldquo;Tha&iuml;s&rdquo; opened at Middlebury&rsquo;s Town Hall Theater last Friday and will be performed at 8 p.m. on June 14, 15 (with alternate cast) and 16. Here are responses to the work from two reviewers.</em></p> <div class="premium-message"><p> The full text of this article is only available to online subscribers.</p> <p> Are you an online subscriber? <a href="/user">Click to login</a>. <a href="/onlinesubscribe"> </a></p> <p> <a href="/onlinesubscribe">Click here</a> to learn more about our online subscription options. If you have a print subscription, <a href="/onlinesubscribe">click</a> to add online access for only $10/year</p> </div><h4 class="meta2"> <a href="/?q=node/12140">full story</a></h4> <p><a href="http://addisonindependent.com/201206story-staging-singing-fuels-hit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Middlebury arts review Town Hall Theater Thu, 14 Jun 2012 14:31:23 +0000 Kaitlyn Kirkaldy 12140 at http://addisonindependent.com