10th Annual Nor'Eastern Showcase

May 20 & 21   7:30 pm

Tickets: $20    Limited Seating

Join us in celebrating 10 years of Showcasing ART’s Nor’Eastern Play Writing Contest winners in a staged reading of their winning plays. This year’s plays and playwrights are:

Mark Dalton (Albany, NY) “Eyes on the Ground”

Ruth Miller (West Orange, NJ) “Things That Break”

Jane Ann Valentine (Pelham, NY) "As I Live and Breathe"


Rabbit Hole by David Lindsey-Abaire

Apr. 28 -30   7:30 pm May 5 – 7    7:30 pm May 8   2:00 pm

Tickets: $20    Limited Seating

Rabbit Hole: David Lindsey-Abaire takes us on an emotional journey down the RABBIT HOLE.   “…an intensely emotional examination of grief, laced with wit, insightfulness, compassion and searing honesty.” (Variety) Becca and Howie Corbett have everything a family could want, until a life-shattering accident turns their world upside down and leaves the couple drifting perilously apart. RABBIT HOLE charts their bittersweet search for comfort in the darkest of places and for a path that will lead them back into the light of day.    (2007 Pulitzer Prize for Drama) Starring Julie Redington, Jacob Cribbs, Becky Laird, Eric Ray and Paula Patorti.  Directed by Jacob Patorti.

Current Season

Bad Jews by Josh Harmon

Nov. 5 -7   7:30 pm Nov. 8   2:00 pm Nov.12 – 14   7:30 pm

Tickets: $20    Limited Seating

But everyone has bad days!  A seriously smart comedy opens the Company’s 11th Season.  Josh Harmon’s play was the third-most done play at regional theaters last year. The power struggle depicted in Bad Jews vividly reveals universal truths about family life. Their squabble escalates into a ferocious battle over questions of culture, identity, and faith.  “Harmon has a sophisticated understanding of the complex forces simmering beneath family dynamics." (Boston Globe)  Starring Emily Fernendes, Jacob Cribbs, Kelly Allen and Eric Ray. Directed by Joanne Greenberg.

The Hamlet Project adapted from William Shakeseare

Jan. 25 - 27 7:30 pm

Tickets: $20 Limited Seating

The Hamlet Project: Shakespeare’s iconic play, here in an adapted one-act staged reading, is followed by full audience/cast “book club” style discussion of the entire play. Act 1: A staged reading: 45 minutes of the play. Act 2: Audience, actors and guests in a 45 minute discussion of Shakespeare’s play, hosted by the director, Peter Marsh. Starring Jonathan Skipsey as Hamlet. Bring a copy of “Hamlet” with you if you like. “Vermont Actors’ Repertory Theatre is becoming an important contributor to the growing vitality of the Rutland region’s arts scene.” (Jim Lowe, Rutland Herald)

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf by Edward Albee

Feb. 25 - 27   7:30 pm, Mar.3 - 5   7:30 pm, Mar. 6 2:00pm

Tickets: $20    Limited Seating

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf: Playwright “ Edward Albee’s masterpiece …”  (The New York Times)  ) A middle aged married couple, a professor and his wife, have a relationship defined by verbal battles, underlying  an emotional dependence on each other. Late one Saturday evening Martha invites Nick and Honey, a young professor new to the university and his wife, over for a nightcap. At that point you are “cordially invited to George and Martha’s for an evening of fun and games.” (Tony Award, Best Play, 1963) Starring Bonnie Pritchard, Ben Ash, Dave Allen and Kelly Allen.  Directed by Peter Marsh

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Rutland, Vermont 05702
United States
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