AUGUST 30, 2020 @ 5:30 PM
SNOW FARM VINEYARD
SOUTH HERO, VT
 
SUMMER SOLILOQUIES
Island Stage Presents: An evening of monologues and music
 
 
Enjoy contemporary and classic monologues that offer comic relief and
reflection interspersed with a selection of music for flute and guitar to
soothe and uplift the spirit. The Vineyard’s own delicious wines will be on
offer. They will also serve Zero Gravity Beers with a Green State Lager and
Conehead. Audiences are welcome to bring snacks or a picnic to enjoy
during the intermission.

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Charlotte's Web

North Hero Community Hall Route 2 North Hero, VT

CHARLOTTE’S WEB IS NOT JUST FOR KIDS!

Based on the classic tale by E.B White and adapted for theater by Joseph Robinette, “Charlotte’s Web” tells the story about how the dire fate of a runt pig named “‘Wilbur”, is miraculously altered by the efforts of an altruistic spider named “Charlotte”.

The story touches on some important contemporary yet timeless themes: How we are different yet connected at the core by our humanity. How we can reach across the divide of “difference’ to sustain life and thereby safeguard future generations. And ultimately, this is about the profound and transformative nature of friendship. For example, even a gluttonous rat named “Templeton” rises above his own self-serving nature to help save “Wilbur”, the pig!

Our large and talented cast is comprised of very experienced actors, singers and dancers, as well as some for whom this will be a debut performance. Most of our youngest performers are from the Islands, but we also have adults who hail from Montpelier, South Burlington and Milton! Some are experienced actors/dancers/singers who have had a long history performing on the Islands and elsewhere. For a few it will be their swan song, and for others, a return to the stage after a long absence. There will even be some surprise cameo appearances from well-known personalities in the community!

We hope to delight, move, surprise, and WOW you.

BE CAUGHT IN A WEB OF ENCHANTMENT!

CAST

WILBUR: Mars Turbide

CHARLOTTE: Jaylin Rae

FERN: Elsa Althoff

TEMPLETON: John Larabee

GOOSE: Maureen Seivwright

GANDER: George Seivwright

SHEEP: Kerry Cameron

LAMB: Lila Hanfield

MARTHA ARABLE: Wendy Duval & Noni Stuart (Sat. 7/27)

JOHN ARABLE: Dave Belvedere

AVERY: Felix Patrie

HOMER ZUCHERMAN: Lee Kimball

EDITH ZUCKERMAN: Laura Limoge

LURVY: Shannon Lowe

CHORUS MEMBER & FAIRGOER #1: Gwyneth Hood

CHORUS MEMBER, FAIRGOER #2 & PHOTOGRAPHER: Katie St.Raymond

CHORUS MEMBER, FAIRGOER #3 & REPORTER: Jim Wood

FAIR ANNOUNCER & VOICE ON LOUDSPEAKER: Bill Tourville

UNCLE: Walter Chesnut

BABY SPIDERS: Katie St. Raymond, Gyneth Hood & Jill Holland

FAIR JUDGES: Surprise cameos appearances!

VOCALS: Jaylin Rae, Walter Chesnut, Dave Belvedere, Bill Tourville and Animals.

DANCERS: Sunny Wickenden (Aerial Dance) Elsa Althoff & Felix Patrie (Streamer Dance), Kerry Cameron & Bill Tourville (Waltz) and Animals.

PRODUCTION

DIRECTOR: Noni Stuart

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: Shannon Lowe

PRODUCER/ MARKETING: Noni Stuart, Bill Champagne

STAGE MANAGER: Jill Holland

SET DESIGN & PAINTING: Lindsey Baldwin

WEB DESIGN and BUILD: Noni Stuart

SET BUILD: Larry Smith, Guy Goulet & Bill Champagne

MUSIC DIRECTOR: Walter Chesnut

VOCAL DIRECTOR: D.J. Tetreault

MUSICAL ARRANGEMENT: Margaux Simmons

MUSIC TECHNICIAN: Jet Jaguar (Idle Productions)

DANCE CHOREOGRAPHY: Liza Matton Mercy, Jill Holland & Kerry Cameron

LIGHTING & SOUND DESIGN: Elliot Stevenson

COSTUME DESIGN: Kim Julow

COSTUME SEWERS: Kim Julow, KC Barton, Naomi King, Cindy Spence

POSTER, POSTCARD, PROGRAM COVER & BANNER DESIGN: Wendy Duval

PROGRAM LAYOUT: Walter Chesnut

LOVE LETTERS by A.R. Gurney

@ The North Hero House for Dinner and Entertainment 

September

Dates: Sept. 28 & 29!

This Production Was Encored in February, 2019 

Price is $69 Per Person and Includes a 3 Course Meal (salad, entree & dessert), Along With The Performance
Overnight Packages are Available, Please Inquire at 802-372-4732

Andrew Makepeace Ladd III and Melissa Gardner, both born to wealth and position, are childhood friends whose lifelong correspondence begins with birthday party thank-you notes and summer camp postcards. Romantically attached, they continue to exchange letters through the boarding school and college years—where Andy goes on to excel at Yale and law school, while Melissa flunks out of a series of “good schools.” While Andy is off at war Melissa marries, but her attachment to Andy remains strong and she continues to keep in touch as he marries, becomes a successful attorney, gets involved in politics and, eventually, is elected to the U.S. Senate. Meanwhile, her marriage in tatters, Melissa dabbles in art and gigolos, drinks more than she should, and becomes estranged from her children. Eventually she and Andy do become involved in a brief affair, but it is really too late for both of them. However Andy’s last letter, written to her mother after Melissa’s untimely death, makes it eloquently clear how much they really meant, and gave to, each other over the years—physically apart, perhaps, but spiritually as close as only true lovers can be.

Director: Kim T. Julow

THE GREAT KOOSHOG LAKE HOLLIS McCAULEY FISHING DERBY, by NORM FOSTER

Canada’s favorite playwright comes to the Islands this summer with a quirky funny and heartwarming ‘fish out of water’ comedy, complete with romance, broken hearts and the hunt for an elusive fish called Hollis McCauley. Laughter abounds throughout this wacky tale to end all fish stories, but in true Norm Foster form, it is filled with real people and real heart!!

Directed by Noni Stuart

Produced by Wendy Duval

Performance Dates: July 13, 14 and 15

Show Times: Fri @ 7:30, Sat @ 2:00 and 7:30, Sun @ 2:00

The North Hero Community Hall Theater, North Hero VT 05474

Click Here for Directions to the North Hero Community Hall Theater

Tickets; $15 Adults, $12 Children and Seniors.

STARRING:

Dave Belvedere as JAMES BELL

Shannon Lowe as SIENNA

Whitney Maxham as MELANIE

Don Loeb as KIRK DOUGLAS

Maggie York as RHONDA

THE GREAT KOOSHOG LAKE HOLLIS MCCAULEY FISHING DERBY is staged by arrangement with Pam Winter, GGA, www.ggagency.ca.
THE GREAT KOOSHOG LAKE HOLLIS MCCAULEY FISHING DERBY was first produced by A Missing Link Theatre Company at the London Convention Centre in London, ON, in April 2013.

CAST LIST:

Vanya- Bill Pelton

Sonia- Mary Scripps

Masha- Noni Stuart

Spike- Justin Gardner

Cassandra- Vivian Jordan

Nina- Carli Harris

Director: Bob Carmody

Stage Manager: Mckenna Bovay

Set Design: Frank Edmonds

Costume Design: Kim T. Julow