CATCH THE YOUNG Company’s performance of “Servant of Two Masters” this weekend, Aug. 20-21, at 7 p.m., at Town Hall Theater in Middlebury. This performance marks the 10th anniversary of THT’s education program.
The Town Hall Theater Young Company will take the stage a second time this summer with a production of “Servant of Two Masters” by Carlo Goldoni on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 20-21, at 7 p.m.
The Young Company is part of THT’s education program, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. The cast ranges in age from 13 to 22. The production features fast-paced physical comedy as well as an eight-piece band. The actors are also the musicians.
“This is a perfect culmination of a decade of summer programming as this cast draws from the best of our many summer offerings such as Rock-It...
LILY ROBERTS, LEFT, plays Jack Kelly, and Noah Smith-Sabourin plays Jack's buddy Davy in Town Hall Theater's production of "Newsies, Jr."
Independent photo/Steve James
Back in the late 1800s, newsboys were on every street corner in New York. Poor, often homeless and shoeless, their cries of “Extra! Read all about it!” could be heard throughout the city.
But when publishers Pulitzer and Hearst demanded a bigger cut of the newsies’ income, the kids did something extraordinary: they organized and went on strike. It was a bunch of unruly kids against two of the richest men in America.
And the newsies won.
This story has been turned into a hit Broadway musical, which will be presented by Town Hall Theater’s Young Company on July 23 and 24.
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MIDDLEBURY — Town Hall Theater’s Young Company offering this summer is a production of the musical “Legally Blonde,” July 26-28.
Once a year, director Doug Anderson, who works with professional actors and singers, talented Middlebury College students, and the best local talent, gets to do what he calls his “dream job:” working with teenagers.
“They bring so much energy and joy into rehearsals,” says Anderson, “and people are always surprised by how talented they are. They’re also just wonderful human beings. I love hanging out with them.”
Over the years Anderson has presented local teens...