Performing Arts

THEATER, STORYTELLING & COMEDY

The Moscow Festival Ballet performs Cinderella at the Lyndonville Auditorium, April 17.

The Moscow Festival Ballet performs Cinderella at the Lyndonville Auditorium, April 17.

The Moscow Festival Ballet performs Cinderella at the Lyndonville Auditorium, April 17.

The Moscow Festival Ballet performs Cinderella at the Lyndonville Auditorium, April 17.

The Moscow Festival Ballet performs Cinderella at the Lyndonville Auditorium, April 17.

The Moscow Festival Ballet performs Cinderella at the Lyndonville Auditorium, April 17.

Apr. 17: Cinderella. Kingdom County Productions and Burklyn Arts Council will present The Moscow Festival Ballet’s performance of Cinderella. 7pm. Lyndon Institute Auditorium.  Lyndonville. $29–$54; students $22. 748-2600.  kingdomcounty.org.

Apr. 18: Good Friday, Good Laughs Comedy Show. We’re bringing more gut-busting fun to the winery! Settle in for some laughs by some of Vermont’s top standup comedians in our cozy, intimate environment.8 p.m. Fresh Tracks Farm Vineyard & Winery. 4373 VT Rte. 12, Berlin. $15 advance; $18 at door. 223-1151. freshtracksfarm.com.

Apr. 27: Film: The Conversation. The Chandler Film Society presents The Conversation (1974) directed by Francis Ford Coppola. 6 p.m. Chandler’s Upper Gallery. 71-73 Main St., Randolph. $9. 431-0204. outreach@chandler-arts.org.

May 1–3: Godspell. An inspirational and popular musical by Stephen Schwartz and John-Michael Tebelak. 7 p.m. all 3 evenings; 2 p.m matinee May 3. Twinfield Union School, 106 Nasmith Brook Rd., Marshfield. $10. 563-9965. plainfieldlittletheatre@gmail.com.

Award-winning actor/director/playwright Frank Ferrante recreates his acclaimed portrayal of   legendary comedian Groucho Marx at Chandler Music Hall on May 2nd.

Award-winning actor/director/playwright Frank Ferrante recreates his acclaimed portrayal of
legendary comedian Groucho Marx at Chandler Music Hall on May 2nd.

May 2: An Evening with Groucho. Award-winning actor/director/playwright Frank Ferrante recreates his acclaimed portrayal of legendary comedian Groucho Marx in this fast-paced 90 minutes of hilarity. 7:30 p.m. Chandler Music Hall. 71-73 Main St., Randolph. $25 advance; $30 day of show; $10 students. 728-6464. chandler-arts.org.

May 2: Laugh Local VT Open Mic Comedy Night.Montpelier’s monthly comedy open mic. Please help support local comedy by performing or watching those that do. Signups 7:30 p.m.; show starts 8 p.m. The American Legion Post #3. 21 Main St., Montpelier. Free; donations accepted. 793-3884.

Apr. 17–27: Our Town by Thornton Wilder.Lost Nation Theater opens its 2014 Season with Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer-Prize and Tony Award winning classic Our Town. Funny, deeply moving, engaging and ground-breaking theatrical play celebrating the very ordinariness of our lives. Features a multi-generational cast and live performance of the music of Aaron Copeland. Montpelier City Hall Arts Center. 39 Main St., Montpelier. 229-0492. lostnationtheater.org. Discounts for seniors and youth.

Apr. 17, 24: 7 p.m. $25.
Apr. 20: 7 p.m. $30
Apr. 18, 25: 8 p.m.; $30
Apr. 27. 2 p.m. $30

Siblings George & Rebecca Gibbs (Ryan Halsaver & Evie Caserta) enjoy a rare peaceful moment together looking at the  moon in this scene from Thornton Wilder's classic Our Town - playing at Lost Nation Theater through April 27th.

Siblings George & Rebecca Gibbs (Ryan Halsaver & Evie Caserta) enjoy a rare peaceful moment together looking at the
moon in this scene from Thornton Wilder’s classic Our Town – playing at Lost Nation Theater through April 27th.

Some members of the church choir, including Mrs. Webb (Kathy Manfre), notice something amiss with their director Simon Stimson (Scott Renzoni) in this scene from Our Town - Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer prize winning classic, playing at Lost Nation Theater through April 27. (also pictured Autumn Wheeler, Brooke Pearson, Savannah Yates, Kyle Bennett, Brian Steinmetz, Cher Laston, and Chris Killoran)

Some members of the church choir, including Mrs. Webb (Kathy Manfre), notice something amiss with their director Simon Stimson (Scott Renzoni) in this scene from Our Town – Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer prize winning classic, playing at Lost Nation Theater through April 27. (also pictured Autumn Wheeler, Brooke Pearson, Savannah Yates, Kyle Bennett, Brian Steinmetz, Cher Laston, and Chris Killoran)

Emily (Katelyn Manfre) gives a kiss to her dad, Charles Webb (Michael Manion) to divert a lecture in this  scene from Our Town - Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer prize winning classic, playing at Lost Nation Theater through April 27th.

Emily (Katelyn Manfre) gives a kiss to her dad,
Charles Webb (Michael Manion) to divert a lecture in this
scene from Our Town – Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer prize winning classic, playing at Lost Nation Theater through April 27th.