Performing Arts

DANCE

Sept. 20: NC dances VT. Many roads travel through Greensboro, North Carolina. And a good number of those roads head toward Vermont. NC dances VT gathers together the work of three distinctive voices in dance, all with one major thing in common—Greensboro, NC. Featuring work by The Van Dyke Dance Group, Paul Besaw and Christal Brown. Doors open 7 p.m.; show starts 7:30 p.m. Contemporary Dance and Fitness Studio, 18 Langdon St., Montpelier. $10 suggested donation. pbesaw@uvm.edu. cdandfs.com.

THEATER, STORYTELLING & COMEDY

Sept. 18: Kathleen Kanz Comedy Hour. Adult content. Every third Thurs., 7 p.m. Capitol Grounds. 27 State St., Montpelier. $5. 223-7800. capitolgrounds.com.

Sept. 18–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.: Sept. 18, $15; Oct. 2, 16. $25.
     Fri. and Sat., 8 p.m.: Sept. 19, 20, Oct. 4, 10, 18. $30
     Sat. matinee, 2 p.m.: Sept. 20, $15; Oct. 11, $25.
     Sun., 7 p.m.: Sept. 21, Oct. 12, $30.

Sept. 20: Extempo. Tell a 5 to 7.5-minute, first-person, true story from your own life. Sign up in advance and come prepared without notes. No theme. 8 p.m. The Blue Barn, 117 W. County Rd., Calais. $5. storytelling@extempovt.com. extempovt.com.

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.
     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,