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THEATER, STORYTELLING, COMEDY
May 27: Bueno Comedy Showcase. This month featuring the standup of Bryan Muenzer, Fred Nauman, Kendall Farrell, Tim Bridge, Richard Bowen and Regi B (MC). 8:30 p.m. Espresso Bueno, 248 N. Main St., Barre. $6. 479-0896. firstname.lastname@example.org. espressobueno.com.
May 29: Desert Bloom, or The Boy and the Watermelons. Staged reading of Maura Campbell’s play about four child soldiers alone and awaiting orders. One of the winners of Chandler’s 2015 competition for thoughtful new plays on current social issues. 7 p.m. Chandler Center for the Arts, 71-73 Main St., Randolph. Adults: advance $10, day-of-show $12. Students $5. 728-6464
June 2–19: Lost Nation Theater presents Red. Thrilling bio-drama about the many shades of superstar artist Mark Rothko. Raw and provocative. A searing portrait of the painter’s ambition and vulnerability; capturing his wit, contradictory nature, and humor. Thurs.–Sat., 7:30 p.m.; Sun., 2 p.m. City Hall Arts Center, 39 Main St., Montpelier. Fri. and Sat. evenings, $30; Thurs. and Sun., $25; preview Thurs., June 2, $15; June 5 matinee, $15. 229-0492. lostnationtheater.org.
June 4: FEMCOM. Standup comedy by women for women (and enlightened men). 8:30 p.m. Espresso Bueno, 248 N. Main St., Barre. Free; by donation. 479-0896. email@example.com. espressobueno.com.