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Northern Stage presents New Works Now (3)
A Free Weekend Festival of New Staged Readings

Categorized as: Performing Arts & Dance
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Admission to this exciting event is FREE, but seats are reserved, so contact the box office at (802) 296-7000 or to secure your reservation!

Thursday, January 14 at 7:30pm

Letting Go by Joe Sutton

A husband and wife struggle with their son’s behavior in one grueling summer in this new play by the author of last year’s world premiere, Orwell in America.

Friday, January 15 at 7:30pm

The Standby Lear by John Lowell

When you've waited for the chance of a lifetime, what do you do when you realize it may have come too late? The standby's dream turns into the actor's nightmare as Augie and his wife confront the choices of their life together. Starring Jamie Horton.

Saturday, January 16 at 3:00pm

The Calamity by Christopher Wall

A deadly plague sweeps across the country, spawning an epidemic of paranoia and fear. When one small town shuts its doors to the outside world, its residents realize that the cost of survival may be higher than they thought.

Saturday, January 16 at 7:30pm

Trick or Treat by Jack Neary

A gripping family drama set on Halloween in a New England town. Starring Gordon Clapp.


The newest addition to our New Works Now Festival features two short plays by local playwrights Marisa Smith (Welcome to the Beekman Arms) and Elisabeth Gordon (The Dog Walker), performed by Northern Stage actors. Make your Saturday, January 16th dinner reservations now at Tip Top Restaurant (performance 5:15 P.M.) Tuckerbox Café (performance 5:50 P.M.), or Elixir Restaurant (performance 6:30 P.M.) for these hilarious new plays that will leave you thirsty for more!

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