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THEATER, STORYTELLING & COMEDY

Apr. 16–May 16: Eurydice. Sexy, modern reimagining of the classic myth through the eyes of its heroine. LNT’s production, directed by Eric Love, employs masks, live cello and aerial silks. Lost Nation Theater, Montpelier City Hall, Memorial Room, 39 Main St., Montpelier. $15–30. 229-0492. info@lostnationtheater.org. lostnationtheater.org/Eurydice.html.

  Apr. 16, 30, May 14: 7 p.m.

  Apr. 17, 18, May 2, 8, 16: 8 p.m.

  Apr. 18, 19, May 9, 10: 2 p.m.

Apr. 17: Stroke Yr Joke. Opportunity to try stand-up comedy. Sign-ups 7:30 p.m. for five minutes of stage time; show starts 8 p.m. Cap of 15 comics per show. Hosted by Bitsy Biron. Espresso Bueno, 248 N. Main St., Barre. Free. espressobueno.com.

Apr. 23–May 17: Treasure Island. Stevenson’s classic gets a new world premier production by Kim Bent, with music by Kathleen Keenan. Lost Nation Theater, Montpelier City Hall, Memorial Room, 39 Main St., Montpelier. $15–40. 229-0492. info@lostnationtheater.org.

   Apr. 23, May 7: 7 p.m.

   Apr. 24, 25, May 1, 9, 15: 8 p.m.

   Apr. 25, 26, May 2, 3, 16, 17: 2 p.m.

Apr. 24: Bueno Comedy Showcase. Monthly showcase featuring comedians from Vermont and across the country. Hosted by Sean Hunter Williams. 8 p.m. Espresso Bueno, 248 N. Main St., Barre. $6. espressobueno.com.

Apr. 25: Open Mic for Everyone. Take your talent to the stage. Music, singing, poetry, magic — the stage is yours. Sign-ups 7 p.m. Espresso Bueno, 248 N. Main St., Barre. Free. espressobueno.com.

May 1–3: Black Comedy. Stage 32 presents a farce in one act by Peter Shaffer. This delightful romp of unexpected guests, mistake identities, pratfalls and near misses is guaranteed to incite raucous laughter. May 1 and 2, 7 p.m.; May 3, 2 p.m. U-32, 930 Gallison Hill Rd., Montpelier. Adults $8; students and seniors $5. 229-0321 ext. 5561. sverchereau@u32.org.

May 2. Improv Workshop with Second City Cast. Learn the ropes from cast members of the world’s number one name in improv, the Second City. Learn the basic tools, rules and philosophy through games, drills and simple scenes with a uniquely character-based-inspired approach. 3 p.m. Barre Opera House, 6 N. Main St., Barre. $25. Call to register: 476-8188. barreoperahouse.org.

 

AUDITIONS

Vermont Playwrights Circle: Call for Scripts. The Vermont Playwrights Circle seeks scripts for the seventh annual TenFest, a 10-minute play festival held at the Valley Players Theatre in Waitsfield, Aug. 13–16. Scripts must be postmarked by Apr. 20. vtplaywrightscircle@gmail.com. Full details and submission instructions: vermontplaywrightscircle.org/TenFest2015.html.