CRAIG MARAVICH AND Chris Caswell, star as Benedick and Beatrice, in the Middlebury Actors Workshop’s take on the classic “Much Ado About Nothing,” which runs at Town Hall Theater in Middlebury October 24 through 26 at 7:30 p.m. and October 27 at 2 p.m. Photo by Peter Lourie
MIDDLEBURY — Since Shakespeare’s perky rom-com “Much Ado About Nothing” opened in London 400 years ago, you might think that by now it had been staged in every conceivable way, and the good news is, you’d be wrong. Next week Middlebury Actors Workshop offers a truly original and refreshing entertainment based on the classic. Set in New York City in 1945, Melissa Lourie’s adaptation becomes a play-within-a-play. Members of an acting troupe gather at a joyous formal dinner party to welcome two of their number home from the long war. As entertainment for themselves and their friends (you, the...

RACHEL CHRISTOPHER, AS Helena, and Ralph Johnson, as Bertram, star in the Bread Loaf Acting Ensemble’s production of “Alls Well That Ends Well.” Performances at 8 p.m. nightly from July 31-Aug. 4. Photo / Rachel Dulude
RIPTON — The 2019 Bread Loaf Acting Ensemble production is William Shakespeare’s “All’s Well That Ends Well,” directed by Stephen Thorne. Performances will run nightly, at 8 p.m., from Wednesday, July 31 through Sunday, Aug. 4, in the Burgess Meredith Little Theatre, on the Bread Loaf Campus. Tickets and seating are first-come, first-served and are available now by calling (802) 443-2771. Patrons may leave a message with ticket requests, and calls will be returned to confirm. Limit four tickets per caller.

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