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March 20: Stroke Yer Joke: Comedy Open Mic. Comedians get five minutes of stage time with a cap of 15 comics per show. Sign-ups 7:30 p.m.; show starts 8 p.m. Espresso Bueno, 248 N. Main St., Barre. Free. 479-0896.

Mar. 20–21: Mein Herr. TRIP Dance Company in Stowe performs its award-winning jazz dance number Mein Herr along with other award-winning dances. 7 p.m. Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center, 7320 Mountain Rd., Stowe. Adults $25; students $20. 760-4634.

Mar. 22: No Strings Marionettes Present The Hobbit. The Vermont masters of puppetry present J.R.R. Tolkien’s tale of hobbit Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf the Wizard and a band of dwarves as they attempt to reclaim a lost underground kingdom and its treasures. 1 p.m. Barre Opera House, 6 N. Main St., Barre. $6. 476-8188.

Mar. 26: Macbeth. Presented by Kingdom County Productions. Performed by The Acting Company and Guthrie Theater. 7 p.m. St. Johnsbury Academy, Fuller Hall, St. Johnsbury. Tickets start at $15. 888-757-5559.

Mar. 28: Bueno Comedy Showcase. Monthly comedy showcase featuring comedians from Vermont and across the country. Lineup includes Carmen Lagala, Sam Evans, Raj Sivaramen and Justy Dodge. Hosted by Sean Hunter Williams. 8:30 p.m. Espresso Bueno, 248 N. Main St., Barre. $6. Tickets:

Mar. 29: The Montpelier Project: Hometown Comedy Show. Mix of standup and musical improv comedy. 3–5 p.m. The Atrium at City Center, 89 Main St., Montpelier. Free.

Mar. 30–Apr. 3: Fiddler on the Roof. A musical tour hosted by the Central Vermont High School Initiative. By donation. 454-1053.

   Mar. 30: Blackbox Theater, Burlington. 7 p.m.

   Mar. 31 and Apr. 1: TBA

   Apr. 2: Plainfield Opera House, Rte. 2, Plain field. 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.

   Apr. 3: Goddard College, Haybarn Theatre, 123 Pitkin Rd., Plainfield, 7 p.m.

Apr. 3: Laugh Local VT Open Mic Comedy Night. Montpelier’s only monthly comedy open mic. Sign-ups 7:30 p.m.; show starts 8 p.m. The American Legion Post #3, 21 Main St., Montpelier. Free; donations welcome. Bob: 793-3884.



Mar. 22: Lost Nation Theater’s Summer Theater FOR Kids BY Kids. Actors, singers and movers age 9 and up are encouraged to audition for LNT’s Production Camps. These are two 2-week, full-day intensive camps that result in public, fully-staged, professionally designed and directed productions. Camps will culminate in performances of Charlotte’s Web and Pippin. Prepare one memorized monologue and 16 bars of a song no longer than two minutes total and, if possible, a picture and resume. 1–4 p.m. Montpelier City Hall, Memorial Room, 39 Main St., 1F, Montpelier. First come, first served. 229-0492.