Performing Arts

DANCE

Oct 5: Sean Nós Irish Dance Workshop. With Siobhan Butler. Learn this old-style form of dance. Beginner to intermediate. 11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Barre Opera House, 6 N. Main St., Barre. 272-9880. fjestice@gmail.com.

 

THEATER, STORYTELLING & COMEDY

Through Oct. 5: The Music Man. Musical comedy presented by the Lamoille County Players. Hyde Park Opera House, 85 Main St., Hyde Park. Adults $18; students and seniors $12. 888-4507. LCPlayers.com.

  Sept 25–27 and Oct. 2–4, 7 p.m.

  Sept. 28 and Oct. 5, 2 p.m.

Through Oct. 12: The Thirty-Nine Steps. Lost Nation Theater presents a fast-paced “whodunit” for anyone who loves the magic of theater. Nonstop laughs with over 150 zany characters. Thurs.–Sun., Sept. 18–21 and Oct. 2–19. See below for adult ticket prices. Note: prices vary with show dates and times. All shows: $5 discount for seniors ages 65+; youth 11 and under $10. 229-0492. lostnationtheater.org.

  Thurs., 7 p.m.: Oct. 2, 16. $25.

  Fri. and Sat., 8 p.m.: Oct. 4, 10, 18. $30

  Sat. matinee, 2 p.m.: Oct. 11, $25.

  Sun., 7 p.m.: Oct. 12, $30.

Sept. 25–Oct. 19: The Comedy of Errors. Lost Nation Theater presents hilarious hijinks from one of the greatest writers of all time, William Shakespeare. Mistaken identities, witty dialogue, puns and plot-twists. Thurs.–Sun., Sept. 25–28 and Oct. 2–19. See below for adult ticket prices. Note: prices vary with show dates and times. All shows: $5 discount for seniors ages 65+; youth 11 and under $10. 229-0492. lostnationtheater.org.

  Thurs., 7 p.m.: Sept. 25, $15; Oct. 9, $25.

  Beer and The Bard opening night gala: Sept. 26, 8 p.m. $60 for reception and show.

  Fri. and Sat., 8 p.m.: Sept. 27, Oct. 3, 11, 17. $30

  Sat. matinee, 2 p.m.: Sept. 27, $15; Oct. 11, 18. $25.

  Sun., 7 p.m.: Sept. 28, Oct. 5, 12. $30.

  Sun., 2 p.m.: Oct. 19, $30.

Sept. 26: Bueno Comedy Showcase. Featuring comedians from Maine, Will Green and Tim Hoffman. With special guest Joe Gingras. Hosted by Sean Hunter Williams. 8 p.m. Café Espresso Bueno, 248 N. Main St., Barre. $6. seanhunterwilliams@gmail.com. espressobueno.com.

Sept. 28: Bread and Puppet’s Political Leaf Peeping. Variety of Cantastoria, hand puppet adventure, fiddle tunes or story-by-Cranky. Unready-Ready show. Screening and discussion of Mark Utter’s film I am in Here. Museum tour 1 p.m.; events start 2 p.m. Bread and Puppet Farm, Rte. 122, Glover. $10, no one is turned away. 525-3031. breadandpuppet.org.

Oct. 11: Lamb Chop Loves the Military. Lamb Chop and Mallory Lewis live in person. Benefits Rhythm of the Rein’s Equine Services for Veterans Program. 7:30 p.m. Alexander Twilight Theater, Lyndon State College. Free with military ID; adults $10; children 12 and under $5. 426-3781. rhythmoftherein.org.

Oct. 16–19, 23–26: October. New play by local Vermont playwright Tom Blachly. Story takes place in a mythical Vermont town, and revolves around a couple who run an orchard and their rebellious daughter who dreams of a life on the stage. 7:30 p.m. Haybarn Theatre, Goddard College, 123 Pitkin Rd., Plainfield. Adults $15; students and seniors $12. 426-3955. blachly@together.net.